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Contact:
The Graduate College
512.245.2581
gradcollege@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This Shop Talk is part of a series which introduces graduate students to the grant-writing process. This session will cover grant seeking and sponsored research. If you are wondering what a grant is, how to find one, and what role graduate student researchers play in the university’s grant submissions, this session is for you!

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz - Research Coordinator, The Graduate College

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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a doctoral degree? Are you wondering how different this is from the master’s degree experience? Attend our Doctoral Studies Graduate Information Session and learn the ins and outs of doctoral programs from The Graduate College Associate Dean, Dr. Eric Paulson!

Sessions Schedule
Doctoral Studies: 10 to 10:30 p.m.

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Location:
Online
Cost:
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Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Are you wondering how different this is from undergraduate studies? Learn about the benefits of graduate school by attending our Graduate Information Sessions and get to know graduate studies with us! 

Sessions Schedule
Graduate School and You: 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Graduate Application Materials: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

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Location:
Online
Cost:
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Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Are you nervous about taking the GRE? Attend a free, specialized GRE Strategies session with The Princeton Review to learn insider knowledge about this standardized test, as well as tips and tricks for studying!

Sessions Schedule
GRE Strategies with The Princeton Review: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Learn about the various funding opportunities for prospective graduate students and how financial aid is different once you transition to graduate studies. 

Sessions Schedule
Funding Your Graduate Education: 2 to 2:30 p.m.
Financial Aid for Graduate Students: 2:30 to 3 p.m.

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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
512.245.2581
gradcollege@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Designed for doctoral or master’s students writing a thesis or dissertation (or planning to!), this Shop Talk focuses on important elements of that process and strategies for successfully completing thesis/dissertation requirements. We will discuss resources, processes and procedures, committees, the defense (including many of the questions committee members ask), and the thesis/dissertation document. Bring your questions!

Presented by: Dr. Eric Paulson - Associate Dean, The Graduate College

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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz & Dr. Brian Smith
gxexternalfunds@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This introductory information session is for prospective applicants to the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), which provides opportunities for graduate students to study foreign languages overseas. A program of the U.S. Department of State, CLS is a fully-funded, intensive language and cultural immersion program offered during 8-10 week summer sessions and designed to promote rapid language gains. Learn everything you need to know about the application process, including eligibility requirements and selection process.

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz & Dr. Brian Smith - External Funding Coordinators, The Graduate College

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Please note: Dollars & Sense presentations do not count toward the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Brian Smith
gxexternalfunds@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
New graduate students will engage online with Dr. Brian Smith, one of The Graduate College's external funding coordinators, and ask questions about using the Graduate Funding Opportunities (GFO) database to search for external funding. Attendees should have already watched the GFO training video. Come prepared to ask questions based on first-hand experience of searching the GFO!

GFO database & training video: https://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/funding/external/databases.html

Presented by: Dr. Brian Smith - External Funding Coordinator, The Graduate College

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Please note: Dollars & Sense presentations do not count toward the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
512.245.2581
gradcollege@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Personal statements are required elements of many applications, but writing them can pose numerous challenges. This session will focus on personal statements in the context of external funding applications, but the advice and tips shared will be widely applicable to other personal statements. During this session, you'll learn how to:

  • curate your personal history
  • create a compelling application story
  • connect with the organization's goals

Presented by: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz & Dr. Brian Smith - External Funding Coordinators, The Graduate College

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Did you know you can earn a Certificate of Completion by attending Shop Talks? Learn more.
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
512.245.2581
gradcollege@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Let’s face it, a generic/template cover letter and resume just isn’t going to cut it these days. So how can you make the best use of your time while maximizing your results? Come learn a few simple tips to customize and target your cover letter and resume to showcase the best you!

  • Resumes will be discussed from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
  • Cover Letters will be discussed from 5:15 to 6 p.m.

Come for both or just one!

Presented by: Emily Hawarny - Career Counselor, Career Services

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Did you know you can earn a Certificate of Completion by attending Shop Talks? Learn more.
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more about event
Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Are you wondering how different this is from undergraduate studies? Learn about the benefits of graduate school by attending our Graduate Information Sessions and get to know graduate studies with us! 

Sessions Schedule
Graduate School and You: 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Graduate Application Materials: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Register today!
Click here for more information
more about event
Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Learn about the various funding opportunities for prospective graduate students and how financial aid is different once you transition to graduate studies. 

Sessions Schedule
Funding Your Graduate Education: 4:30 to 5 p.m.
Financial Aid for Graduate Students: 5 to 5:30 p.m.

Register today!
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dani Artaza
futuregrad@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Learn about all of the free GRE and GMAT resources that Texas State has to offer, as well as how obtaining a graduate degree can benefit your future career.

Sessions Schedule
Standardized Test Prep Resources: 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Graduate Studies and Your Career: 12:30 to 1 p.m.

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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Graduate College
512.245.2581
gradcollege@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
Wondering how to attend to your mental well-being in graduate school? This Shop Talk will address factors that impact mental well-being in graduate school (e.g., work-life balance), as well as briefly cover skills for coping for common mental health concerns faced by graduate students (e.g., anxiety).

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Presented by: Dr. Erica Mathis - Program Staff, Counseling Center

Did you know you can earn a Certificate of Completion by attending Shop Talks? Learn more.
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Location:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz & Dr. Brian Smith
gxexternalfunds@txstate.edu
512.245.2581
Campus Sponsor:
The Graduate College
This introductory information session is for prospective applicants to the Boren Awards program. Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide up to $30,000 for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least a year after graduation. Learn everything you need to know about the application process, including eligibility requirements; program preferences for countries, languages, and fields of study; the selection process; and the government service commitment.

Presented by: Michael Saffle - Boren Awards Program Specialist

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Please note: Dollars & Sense presentations do not count toward the Shop Talk Certificate of Completion.
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