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Academic Success Center (ASC)

Virtual Workshop Series

Applying for University of La Verne Graduate Programs
Virtual Workshop Series

This four-part series is tailored to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to make your graduate school application stand out from the rest and to give you the tools needed to transition smoothly into your graduate program at the University of La Verne. Our expert presenters from La Verne's own Graduate Admissions office will guide you through every step of the process, from exploring potential programs and crafting a compelling personal statement, to connecting with your program administrators and funding your education. By the end of the series, you will have a thorough understanding of the application process and be well-equipped to put your best foot forward. Join us for this exciting opportunity to take the first step towards your graduate school dreams!

Brought to you by Graduate Admissions and the Academic Success Center.


Requirements for Graduate Programs • February 23, 2023, at 4:00pm


This live webinar is designed for students considering graduate school. During this session, Director of Graduate Admissions, Paige Piontkowsky will do a thorough review of the graduate program offerings and anything you need to prepare as you look towards graduate school!

Personal Statement Workshop • March 21, 2023, at 4:00pm


Our personal statement workshop is a must-attend event for anyone looking to make their graduate school application stand out. In just a few hours, our expert facilitators will guide you through the process of crafting a powerful personal statement that showcases your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations.

Paying for Graduate School • April 19, 2023, at 4:00pm


Are you concerned about how to finance your graduate studies? Our "Paying for Graduate School" workshop is the perfect resource to help you explore your financial aid options and create a plan to fund your graduate education without breaking the bank.

Transitioning to Graduate School • May 18, 2023, at 4:00pm


This workshop is designed to help you successfully navigate the challenges of starting a graduate program, from adjusting to a new academic environment and workload to building relationships with peers and faculty. After this workshop, you will have practical tips and strategies to help you make the most of your graduate experience and set yourself up for success.

Text adapted from OpenAI (personal communication, January 16, 2023)