Workshops

Online Workshops

RSVP for AAP's Workshops

We ask that you RSVP for each workshop you would like to attend. 

Please note: 

  • Students who are looking to receive credit for AAP workshops MUST attend at least 90% of the workshop.
  • Once you sign up, an email will be sent to you with more information to participate in AAP’s workshop.
  • Please sign up with your Knights email at least 24 hours before each workshop.

RSVP for AAP's Online Summer Workshops

AAP: RAMP & McNair Info Session

Description

Want to find out more about the McNair & Research and Mentoring (RAMP)? Want to know more about AAP and how we can help you as you become a more successful candidate for graduate school? Come to our info session, where professional staff and students will provide you insight on the programs and answer your questions.

Friday, July 9, 12 PM
Tuesday, July, 20, 3 PM
Friday, August 6, 12PM

RSVP for AAP's Online Fall Workshops

Become a Competitive Grad School Applicant

Description
What do I need to prepare for a graduate school application? Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) gives an overview of the pieces of a competitive graduate school applicant. Usually, students with 0-60 credits gain the most from this workshop, as they learn how to build towards a competitive application.
Thursday, September 2, 2 PM
Friday, November 5, 2 PM

Graduate Student Panel (Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month)

Description

Celebrate LatinX Heritage Month by attending a panel featuring current graduate students, co-sponsored by Career Services. 

 

Have you ever wondered how students manage to successfully apply to and thrive in graduate school while handling other responsibilities? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop allows you to get that information directly from the source. Ask questions and listen to a panel of graduate students discuss their experiences. 

Friday, October 8, 1 PM

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation

Description
How do you know if the relationships you’ve built with your faculty will turn into great letters of recommendation? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop will break down the steps needed to ensure your letters of recommendation are strong for graduate school applications.
Thursday, September 16, 3PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2 PM

The Graduate School Application Process

Description

For students who are 1-2 semesters from applying, get the details from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) on the application process for graduate school. You’ll be able to fully prepare for the application process after this session.

Wednesday, September 8, 1 PM
Tuesday, October 19, 1 PM

Developing Your Statement of Purpose

Description
Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement.
Tuesday, September 21, 2 PM

Funding Your Grad School Education

Description

Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) discusses how to fund your graduate school education during research week. Hint: Research is a huge asset when applying to funding opportunities for graduate school. This workshop is co-sponsored by UCF’s College of Graduate Studies

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If UCF students need captioning access or other accommodation in order to participate in any AAP virtual event, please contact (aap@ucf.edu). At least 48 hours’ notice best assures that we can coordinate necessary access. 

AAP's Next Workshops

Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement.
Celebrate LatinX Heritage Month by attending a panel featuring current graduate students, co-sponsored by Career Services. Have you ever wondered how students manage to successfully apply to and thrive in graduate school while handling other responsibilities? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP)…
How do you know if the relationships you’ve built with your faculty will turn into great letters of recommendation? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop will break down the steps needed to ensure your letters of recommendation are strong for…
For students who are 1-2 semesters from applying, get the details from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) on the application process for graduate school. You’ll be able to fully prepare for the application process after this session.
What do I need to prepare for a graduate school application? Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) gives an overview of the pieces of a competitive graduate school applicant. Usually, students with 0-60 credits gain the most from this workshop, as they…