Graduate Virtual Open House

 

Join us Monday, Oct. 17 – Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022!

The 2022 Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) Graduate Virtual Open House is the perfect opportunity to learn more about graduate study at GW and the 90+ graduate degree and certificate programs within CCAS. You will also have a chance to engage with current GW graduate students, faculty and our admissions team, who will be available to answer your questions, guide you through the application process and tell you about the resources GW has to offer.

Register to Attend

 


Benefits for Attendees

Tailored to You

This two-week virtual series is designed to be custom-tailored to your interests. Feel free to attend one session — or all of them! Once you register, you will have access to all events in the series, allowing you to select the best fit for your schedule.

Bonus: Application Fee Waiver

Application fee waiver available to all attendees who apply to a CCAS graduate program and submit a complete application by the program deadline. Please refer to the GW bulletin's graduate program finder to view all program deadlines.


Event Schedule

 

 

Everything kicks off Monday, Oct. 17 with our opening session on tips and best practices for applying to graduate school.

Each day we will offer specialized webinars on various admissions topics in addition to program-specific information sessions run by faculty members. Each event is structured as a 15–30 minute information session followed by a Q&A to answer questions about graduate programs and the admissions process to GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

At the end of each week, you can connect with our admissions staff and ask questions in a special online chat.

All sessions listed are in Eastern Time (ET).

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Opening Session

Tips and Best Practices for Applying to Graduate School | 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Hear from our experienced admissions team who will provide some helpful tips on making your application for admission stand above the rest!

Program Information Session(s)

  • Speech-Language Pathology (MA, Post-Baccalaureate) | 11:30 a.m. 

  • Trachtenberg School Career Services (MPA, MPP, MA, PhD) | 12 p.m.
  • Sociology (MA), Criminology (MA) | 3 p.m.

Featured Session

CCAS Funding Your Graduate Education | 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
This session will cover the types of funding opportunities for Master's and PhD programs including how to apply for funding, special funding initiatives and how to find additional sources of funding.

Program Information Session(s)

  • Physics (MS, PhD) | 9 a.m.
  • Geography (MS), Geographic Information Systems/GIS (Graduate Certificate) | 11 a.m.
  • Media and Strategic Communication (MA) | 2 p.m.
  • Professional Psychology (PsyD) | 4 p.m.

Featured Session

CCAS Faculty Q&A | 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 
Hear first-hand from some of our distinguished CCAS faculty members who will speak on topics such as the classroom experience, what makes a graduate education from GW unique and what makes a competitive applicant.

Program Information Session(s)

  • Communication Management (MA) | 8:30 a.m.
  • Data Science (MS, Graduate Certificate) | 10 a.m.
  • Organizational Sciences (MA) | 11 a.m.
  • History (MA, PhD) | 3 p.m.

Program Information Session(s)

  • English (MA, PhD) | 10 a.m.
  • Bioinformatics and Molecular Biochemistry (MS) | 11 a.m.
  • Applied Economics (MS) | 12:30 p.m.
  • Philosophy and Social Policy (MA) | 3 p.m.

Chat Session

Chat with our Admissions Team | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Have a few lingering questions? We have the answers! Click on the blue "live chat" icon in the bottom right corner of this webpage, and our admissions team will be available to answer any of your remaining questions about the application process.

Program Information Session(s)

  • Statistics (MS, PhD) | 9 a.m.
  • Islamic Studies (MA, Graduate Certificate) | 11 a.m.
  • Art Therapy (MA) | 12 p.m.

Featured Session

Supporting Your Career Success | 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Learn about career services and how our staff will assist you with your career goals.

Program Information Session(s)

  • Mathematics (MA, MS, PhD, Graduate Certificate) | 8 a.m.

Featured Session

CCAS Current Student Q&A | 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Join current CCAS graduate students for a Q&A, where you can ask them questions you may have – from finding housing to balancing academics and work to recommendations for the best Thai food carryout. Get to know what life as a GW graduate student is really like!

Program Information Session(s)

  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (MA, Graduate Certificate), Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies – Public Policy (MA) | 12 p.m.
  • LGBT Health Policy and Practice (Graduate Certificate) | 1:30 p.m.

Featured Session

Prospective International Student Forum | 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Hear from our staff and current international students about ways in which GW supports our international student community.

Program Information Session(s)

  • Anatomical and Translational Sciences (MS, Graduate Certificate) | 11 a.m.
  • Biomedical Sciences (PhD) | 2 p.m.
  • Trachtenberg School Application Workshop (MPA, MPP, MA, PhD) | 7 p.m.

Closing Session

Chat with our Admissions Team | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Still have a few lingering questions? We have the answers! Click on the blue "live chat" icon in the bottom right corner of this webpage, and our admissions team will be available to answer any of your remaining questions about the application process.

Program Information Session(s)

  • Political Science (MA, PhD) | 9 a.m.
  • Anthropology (MA) | 10 a.m.
  • Forensic Sciences (MFS, MS, Graduate Certificate) | 11 a.m.