2013 Student Schedule - Tentative
The 2013 Student Schedule of Events will be similar to the 2012 schedule:
Sunday, September 23, 2012
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Student Registration and Check-In
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshops, Rawls Hall (RAWL)
Opportunities in Biomedical Sciences, RAWL 1057
The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Graduate Study, RAWL 1062
Pick Me, Choose Me: How to Make Your Application and Interview Scream Acceptance, RAWL 1086
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Refreshment Break, RAWL 1011
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Workshops, Rawls Hall (RAWL)
Researching Graduate Engineering Programs Using the ASEE Profiles, RAWL 1057
How (and When) to Finish Grad School - Five Keys to a Successful Graduate School Experience, RAWL 1062
Where is the Money? Tips for Researching Scholarships, and Funding for Graduate Programs, RAWL 1086
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm Afternoon Activity
(See registration packet for locations and details.)
6:15 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Dinners (Dress is casual.)
Engineering: Stewart Center (STEW) Rooms 302 & 306
Interdisciplinary Programs, Science, and Technology: Outside in the tent directly West of STEW, on the Memorial Mall
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm “Rack and Roll,” Billiards & Bowling Social, Purdue Memorial Union (PMU)
(Use the stairs by the exit facing the Grant Street Parking Garage)
Monday, September 24, 2012
7:30 am – 11:30 am Student Registration and Check-In
Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) South Ballroom's West Entrance
7:30 am – 9:30 am Recruiter Check-In
Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) Room 118
7:30 am - 8:15 am Students only: Continental Breakfast - STEW 202
(Feel free to take food to the workshops.)
8:15 am - 9:15 am Keynote Speaker: Dr. Zenephia Evans
Dr. Evans will speak about writing a personal statement.
9:15 am - 9:30 am Break
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Graduate School Fair (Doors will open promptly at 9:30 am.)
Purdue Memorial Union (PMU), North and South Ballrooms
Students enter through the West doors.
Recruiters may use the South doors.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
Students: Lunch will be located in the tent directly west of STEW on the Memorial Mall.
Recruiters: Lunch is on your own. The $9 Boiler Express Card in your registration packet may be used at any restaurant on the lowest level of the Purdue Memorial Union (one floor down).
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Premium Dessert Reception
(Students and premium recruiter registrants will have the opportunity for one-on-one conversations and networking over dessert.)
East and West Faculty Lounges, second floor of the Purdue Memorial Union.
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Workshops, Stewart Center (STEW)
Defining the "Right Fit" - Investigating the Graduate Student Community, an Integral Part of the Application Process, STEW 206
The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Program and Tips for Applying for Fellowships, STEW 214
Beyond the GRE: Using the "Personal Potential Index" (PPI) to Highlight Skills That Don't Show Up on Standardized Tests, STEW 218 A&B