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Tips on using the pathwaystoscience.org website to search for programs.Opportunities for High School Students
An overview of PathwaysToScience.org resources for high school studentsStudent Information Form
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Tips on Creating a Winning Application
General tips to assist you in your program and funding applications.Getting Strong Letters of Recommendation
The what, why, and how, of getting strong letters of recommendation.Writing Strong Essays and Personal Statements
Targeted toward undergraduate students, this handout provides detailed suggestions on strengthening your essays.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.Discussing Summer Research with your Family
Suggestions and examples to assist students in discussing their summer research aspirations with their family.Applying to Summer Research Experiences
The what, why, and how - including a timeline for applying.
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.Grad School Questions Checklist
A checklist of questions students can ask as they investigate graduate programs.Grad School Tips on Applying
Suggestions for identifying an appropriate department and advisor, as well as finding funding.The Difference Between the Grad and Undergrad Experience
Details the major differences between the graduate and undergraduate experience.
Negotiating A Postdoc Position
Why, what and how to negotiate the terms of a post doc position offer.Questions to Ask When Choosing A Postdoc Advisor
A check list of questions to use when evaluating a potential postdoctoral position.Tips on Postdoc Placements
Two Views from the FieldPostdoc Positions: What? How? Why?
What are they good for? How does it all work? Finding and applying to positions.
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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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