Career Fairs

Graduate and Professional School Fair Tips & FAQ

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Holmes Student Center
Duke Ellington Ballroom
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sample Questions to ask:

  • When is the application deadline?
  • Could you tell me more about your facilities/campus?
  • What are your admission requirements?
  • Are students admitted in both the fall and spring?
  • What is unique about your ________ program?
  • Are graduate assistantships available?

What to expect:

  • Opportunities to speak directly with graduate and professional school representatives
  • Career Services staff available for assistance

FAQ's:

How can I prepare for the grad school fair?
Visit the websites of your top schools; make a list.

What should I wear?
"Come as you are." This is a time to collect information

I only have 30 minutes between classes, should I still come?
Yes! By priortizing your time, you can visit three to four schools in 30 minutes.

What should I bring with me?
Bring paper and a pen. Don't forget an open mind and a SMILE!

How do I know what schools will be there?
Visit: www.niu.edu/careerservices/

Contact Information:

Jan Wylde

jwylde2@niu.edu

815-753-8346