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General Student Resources
Tips on using the pathwaystoscience.org website to search for programs.Student Information Form
Use this form to sign up to receive internship, fellowship, and scholarship information.Opportunities for High School Students
An overview of PathwaysToScience.org resources for high school students
Tips on Creating a Winning Application
General tips to assist you in your program and funding applications.Writing Strong Essays and Personal Statements
Targeted toward undergraduate students, this handout provides detailed suggestions on strengthening your essays.Getting Strong Letters of Recommendation
The what, why, and how, of getting strong letters of recommendation.Enhancing Your Fellowship Application
Tips on fellowship applications
The Benefits of an Undergrad Summer Research Program
Summer Research Experiences
By Diana Lizarraga, an essay describing the benefits a summer research experience can have on a student's career trajectory.Applying to Summer Research Experiences
The what, why, and how - including a timeline for applying.Discussing Summer Research with your Family
Suggestions and examples to assist students in discussing their summer research aspirations with their family.
Grad School Tips on Applying
Suggestions for identifying an appropriate department and advisor, as well as finding funding.Applying to Graduate School: Tips Timeline, and Tools of the Trade (CIC)
A thorough guide to the graduate school process including a detailed timeline that you can follow as you apply.The Difference Between the Grad and Undergrad Experience
Details the major differences between the graduate and undergraduate experience.Grad School Questions Checklist
A checklist of questions students can ask as they investigate graduate programs.
Postdoc Positions: What? How? Why?
What are they good for? How does it all work? Finding and applying to positions.Questions to Ask When Choosing A Postdoc Advisor
A check list of questions to use when evaluating a potential postdoctoral position.Negotiating A Postdoc Position
Why, what and how to negotiate the terms of a post doc position offer.Tips on Postdoc Placements
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This material is based upon work partially supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 0646359, 1444498, 1139269, 0853147, 0827110, 0749544, 0703763, 0701472, 0549302, 0503536, 0456706, 0429048, 0954286, 0728588, 0834096, 1444382, 1037641, 1038809, 1315956, 1506040.
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