Application Advisor - NIU - The Graduate School

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Application Advisor

The Graduate School has adopted "Cecilia" as the face of its application advisor. She is the creation of Jorge Cham, the artist behind "Piled Higher and Deeper," a cartoon about graduate school life. To keep up with Cecilia, peers, and mentors, visit To find answers to questions that applicants frequently ask, choose a topic from below. Let us know if you have suggestions for future tipsheets.