Graduate and Professional School Day

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Wake Forest University will host our annual Graduate & Professional School Day on Thursday, November 6, 2014, in Benson 401 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  Graduate Professional School Day is for students who are considering graduate school as an option directly following their WFU graduation or at some point in their career. Whether you are sure or just exploring, here’s one way to gain more clarity. Talking to admissions representatives (full list of participating schools below) gives you the opportunity to discover programs, ask questions, and connect with decision makers.  Nearly 30% of WFU graduates return to school to pursue advanced degrees following graduation.

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5 Tips to Help You Make the Most of GPS Day

1. Perfect your resume before the fair. Resume review hours are Monday-Thursday 1 PM – 4 PM in OPCD, Reynolda Hall, Room 230. Check out the resume page for more info about how to market yourself on paper and out loud.

2. Research which programs may interest you.   This will allow you to think of what questions you’d like to ask and what each program has to offer. Below is a list of participating graduate school programs.

3. Dress to impress. First impressions often begin with what you are wearing! Your outfit should be wrinkle and stain free, neat and professional. Bringing a portfolio or folder to jot down notes and collect business cards is also a good idea.

4. Smile, stay positive and ask questions! Not sure how your academic interest or further career goals fit with a program? The best way to find out is to ask.  

5. Say “Thank You.” Be sure to ask for a business card or jot down the recruiter’s contact information. Sending a follow-up thank you note within 24-48 will allow you to show gratitude and reference specific details from your conversation to further cement a lasting impression.

 

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Participating Schools:

American University Washington College of Law

Boston University School of Law

Campbell Business School

Campbell University

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Charleston School of Law

Columbia Law School

Cornell Law School

Duke University School of Law

East Carolina University

East Carolina University College of Business

Elon University School of Law

Elon University

Florida Coastal School of Law

Fordham Law School

High Point University

Liberty University School of Law

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Mercer University School of Law

Mississippi College School of Law

Northeastern University

Northwestern University Law School

N.C. Central Law

Penn State’s Dickinson Law School

SMU Cox School of Business

Stetson University College of Law

The Fuqua School of Business

University of Baltimore School of Law

University of California, Irvine School of Law

University of Florida Levin College of Law

University of Kentucky Law School

University of Memphis Law

University of Michigan Law School

University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill

University of Notre Dame Law School

University of Richmond School of Law

University of South Carolina School of Law

University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

University of Wisconsin Law School

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Chapel

Vanderbilt Law School

Villanova University School of Law

Wake Forest University Law School

Wake Forest University

William & Mary Law School