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Mark your calendars! Alpha and McNair have set the GRE workshop dates early so that you can make plans to attend. Here are the dates!

Saturday, 1/24/2015
9:00-noon — Pre-test — Location: ADMIN 327
1:30-4:00 — General test strategies — Location: Honors Classroom in Zelner Hall
Saturday, 1/31/2015
9:00-noon — Math Strategies — Location: Honors Classroom in Zelner Hall
1:30-4:00 — Verbal and Writing Strategies — Location: Honors Classroom in Zelner Hall
Saturday, 2/7/2015
9:00-noon — Post-test — Location: ADMIN 327
To get the best results, attend all three sessions. To registration for the workshops, please go to the link below.

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Alpha’s Graduate School Workshop

Important! The classroom can only seat 50. We have 20 seats available. Sign up to secure your spot!


Signup for the 2014 Alpha, Honors, and McNair scholars Graduate School Workshop by clicking on this link –


September 13 — 9:00am-4:30pm (Breaks + 1hr Lunch on your own)

September 14 — 1:00pm-4:30pm


Library’s CORE classroom (little extension of Library’s South entrance)


Mr. Donald Asher is the foremost authority in the United States on the graduate school admission process. He has authored at least twelve books, including Graduate Admissions Essays, the best-selling guide in the U.S. to the graduate admissions process, The Best Scholarships for the Best Students, Cool Colleges for the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming and Just Plain Different, and The Best Scholarships for the Best Students.He has been a contributing writer to MSN homepage, MSN Encarta, the Wall Street Journal’s and,,,,,, the Los Angeles Times’s career development web site, USAirways magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Examiner, and Dow Jones, Inc.’s National Business Employment Weekly and Managing Your Career magazines. Don is an invited speaker annually to over 100 nationally ranked U.S. Universities.

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