Continue to Focus on Your Academics

Meet with faculty and advisors throughout the year consistently to build mentoring relationships. This will help your GPA.

Conduct informational interviews to learn more about career pathways.

Continue to Get Involved and Give Back

Develop relationships with student organization advisors or staff and seek leadership positions.

Engage in Undergraduate Research

Search for and approach faculty conducting research in a topic of interest to you.

Investigate if summer research programs are right for you and apply to programs that align with your graduate school interests.

Build Your Network

Join professional organizations and search for conferences to attend.

Start saving for the graduate school application process (i.e. GRE fees, application fees, etc.)

Establish an online portfolio and continue to build your educational story.

Learn about strategically building your portfolio through AAP modules, workshops, virtual fairs, or advising.