Winter Graduate School Open Houses

It may be getting cold outside, but now is the time to crank the heat on your education goals. If you’re interested in graduate school, visit a few of the many information sessions and open houses happening this winter from New York City to sunny California. Attending an open house provides prospective students with information about their desired programs, an opportunity to network with faculty and alumni, and a chance to get admission fees waived.

NOVEMBER 13 and 24

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard

Harvard_shield-GovernmentIf you, like Robert F. Kennedy, feel stirred by the “recognition of great public purpose,” then Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government may be for you. Its master’s program is taught by some of today’s preeminent scholars and features a non-traditional, multidisciplinary approach to legislation, activism and civic duty. For more information visit


The New School

The_new_schoolFancy yourself a future agent of change? Then the New School, founded in 1919, might have the graduate program for you. Cutting edge and forward thinking, many of its courses—which span the gamut from playwriting to production design to politics—are taught by prominent scholars and artists. For more information about the grad school expo, visit


Columbia University

Screen shot 2014-11-12 at 3.01.59 PMThe Earth Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences are holding an information session focusing on the master’s program in climate and society. Learn about the yearlong interdisciplinary program and meet faculty at the Morningside Heights campus. For more information visit


University of Colorado Denver

Screen shot 2014-11-12 at 3.03.36 PMObtain an advanced degree from Colorado’s department of bioengineering. The open house provides students with information on one of the most competitive job markets and the opportunities to work in the biomedical and health care industries. For more information visit


Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical-College-of-Wisconsin-Affiliated-HospitalsTour the campus and discover which program is best suited for your career in the medical field. The event will feature information about the college’s programs in biostatistics, psychology, medical science, neuroscience and public health. For more information visit


Hofstra University

HUSealStay close to home while furthering your education goals at Long Island’s Hofstra University. Located at the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, the open house provides students with a chance to meet with representatives from the school of education and the school of health and human services, among others. For more information visit


UC Berkley College of Environmental Design

uc_color_logoIf, growing up, your notebooks were covered in doodles and sketches of your dream city then perhaps earning a master’s or Ph.D. in city or regional planning might appeal to you. UC Berkley is offering a webinar hosted by its graduate advisors, covering admissions procedures and specific program information. For more information visit


University of Maryland University College

Screen shot 2014-11-12 at 3.05.37 PMApply for admission, meet with an academic advisor to enroll for classes, and learn how your credits transfer with a preliminary transfer credit evaluation. Students who attend the event are also eligible to have the $50 application fee waived. For more information visit Winter Graduate School Open Houses