Graduate School Week Events


Graduate School Preparation Week

Considering going to graduate school?  Attend our preparation workshops and Graduate School Fair to learn more about the steps it takes to move forward in your pursuit!!


Graduate and Professional School Fair

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sneaky Park

Schools/Programs Participating:

          • Azusa Pacific University
          • Azusa Pacific University is a leading Christian college, ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review. Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, APU is a Christian university offering undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and degree completion programs, both on campus and online.

              The various graduate programs are offered in the following schools:School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences, School of Business and Management, School of Education,College of Music and the Arts, School of Nursing,School of Theology,College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
            • Cal State University, San Bernardino
The mission of the M.B.A. program in CSUSB’s College of Business and Public Administration is to offer a high-quality master’s level education. The program prepares students for positions of high responsibility and leadership in business administration.
Central to our vision is preparing tomorrow’s business leaders. We emphasize the need to acquire conceptual and practical knowledge. Students can take up to two elective internship classes. Our study abroad programs provide students the opportunity to experience other cultures and to learn with M.B.A. counterparts in o
        • Hope International University
        • Keck Graduate Institute

KGI educates future leaders of the bioscience industry through distinctive Professional Science Master’s and PhD programs offering integrated life science/engineering/business curriculums and focusing on industry projects and collaborations. Degree programs include our Master of Bioscience (MBS) and Postdoctoral Professional Masters in Bioscience Management (PPM). We also offer the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate Program (PPC) for aspiring medical school students. Graduates from the KGI School of Pharmacy (SP) will be prepared for the increasingly diverse roles pharmacists play in providing health care.

        • Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology is an innovative and diverse learning community dedicated to building knowledge, inspiring service, and creating change. Pepperdine offers master’s and doctoral degree programs in education and psychology at graduate campuses located throughout southern California in Encino, Irvine, Malibu, West Los Angeles, Westlake Village, and Online. Choose a graduate degree from Pepperdine University to be your Inspiration for Change.

        • Phillips Graduate Institute

A nonprofit educational, counseling, training and research center, Phillips Graduate Institute traces its origin to the 1950s when Clinton E. Phillips, Ph.D., pioneered the application of family systems theory and the initiation of family therapy at the American Institute of Family Relations. With over forty years of excellence in graduate education and training, Phillips has grown from a small, single-degree granting institution to a leader in the field, offering multiple degrees at both the master’s and doctoral levels. Today, Phillips Graduate Institute remains at the forefront of confronting complex interpersonal business and social issues, exploring new avenues for change, and ultimately creating academic programs that are shaped by the communities it serves.

        • University of La Verne College of Law

The University of La Verne College of Law is an ABA-approved* law school located just east of Los Angeles in inland Southern California. We provide a personalized, but rigorous legal education rooted in the foundational elements of law and its practical applications. Founded in 1970, La Verne Law is part of the University of La Verne, which enjoys a 121-year reputation for providing a sound learning experience built on values, diversity, lifelong learning, and community service. Distinguished faculty, personalized attention and a supportive campus community provide the foundation for enhanced academic and professional success. Degrees Conferred: JD, JD/MBA, JD/MPA

  • University of La Verne
        • University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Pacific McGeorge is a private, ABA-accredited law school located in Sacramento, California. With 100 full- and part-time professors, we have been graduating quality lawyers for more than 80 years. Pacific McGeorge is part of the University of the Pacific (UOP), California’s first chartered university.  Areas of specialization include Public Law and Policy, International Law, and a top-ranked Advocacy program. We offer off-campus clinical opportunities with more than 85 local, state, and federal agencies and nonprofits.

    • USC Rossier School of Education
USC’s Rossier School of Education offers graduate programs leading to masters and doctoral degrees in education fields.
        • Western University of Health Sciences
        Combining a deep respect for patients with a commitment to training compassionate caregivers, Western University of Health Sciences is an innovative graduate university for the health professions dedicated to preparing you to flourish as a skilled, compassionate patient care provider.  As a WesternU student, whether you choose a program in Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant studies, Nursing, Optometry, Dentistry, Podiatric or Veterinary Medicine, you will learn to collaborate with your colleagues in other professions to improve patients’ quality of life.
              • Whittier Law School

Whittier Law School was founded in 1966 as an institution designed to provide a superior public-centered legal education. The Law School is affiliated with Whittier College which was founded in 1887 and named after the poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Whittier Law School is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The Law School’s Centers for Children’s Rights, Intellectual Property and International and Comparative Law are recognized for their excellence and offer specialized programs and opportunities.  The Law School also offers five summer study abroad programs in China, France, Israel, Mexico City and Spain.

    • Woodbury University
An education focused on innovation, creativity, and forward-thinking leadership. A distinguished faculty that really cares, an exciting curriculum tailored to fit your individual career path, a charming campus, an experience that prepares you to make a difference in the real world…….this is the Woodbury difference. You can reach for your dreams at Woodbury.


Grad School Preparation Workshops

Graduate School: Am I Ready?

Monday, October 7, 2013

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

ACC, Ludwick B/C/D

  • Questions to ask yourself before you apply
  • How to find the best grad school for you

ACC Ludwick, Multipurpose Room

Graduate School:  Can I Afford It?

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

1:00 pm  – 2:30 pm

ACC, Ludwick B/C/D

  • Learn about financial Aid,fellowships, grants, and other ways to fund graduate school
Awe Them:  Crafting a Winning Personal Statement

Thursday, October 10, 2013

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

ACC Ludwick B/C/D

The Admissions Process and the GRE

Friday, October 11, 2013

1:00 am – 2:30 pm

ACC Ludwick B/C/D