Cammi Valdez


Friday, October 25, 3:30p-5p ET, Plaza Suite

PhD! Why not me?

Cammi Valdez, PhD
Director, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program; Faculty Member, Department of Biological Sciences; Wellesley College

About the Workshop
This undergraduate student workshop demystifies the process of and preparation for graduate school. Students are guided through three phases of the graduate application:

Getting Started
  • Why graduate school?
  • Identifying programs of interest
  • Getting organized
Application Process
  • Timeline Application
Getting Started
  • Online Application Form
  • Transcripts (Official)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • GRE scores

Participants engage in dyad and small group conversations, as well as develop a framework for their Personal Statement through an artistic "mapping your education" activity and handouts. Students receive resources to assist them when they return to campus.

Dr.Cammi Valdez
Figure 1. Dr.Cammi Valdez