Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 |
Time: 4:00P-5:30P |
Location: Career Center, Room 200
Are you planning on applying to graduate school?
Grappling with personal statement ideas and application woes?
Bring your graduate school-related questions and get some answers by attending “The Ins & Outs of Applying to Grad School.” This 90-minute discussion, lead by Anne Dela Cruz (Assistant Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Admissions at the UCLA Graduate Division), will help students understand the graduate school application process, including researching graduate programs, understanding the admissions process, and networking with individuals at target institutions. The workshop will include tips and best practices for the statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, interview preparation, and other admissions-related topics.
About the speaker:
Dr. Anne Dela Cruz is the Assistant Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Admissions (DIA) at the UCLA Graduate Division. She oversees the graduate outreach, recruitment, and admissions for UCLA masters and doctoral programs as well as graduate diversity efforts. Prior to joining the Graduate Division, Dr. Dela Cruz was an Assistant Director at the UCLA Anderson School of Management Professional MBA Programs Career Management Center where she managed part-time MBA career center operations, career coached students, and programmed leadership/professional development offerings for Executive and Fully Employed MBA students. She worked in the banking and financial services industries before coming to UCLA, holding positions in various functional areas focused on marketing, web strategy, information technology, operations management, and project management. She earned her B.A. in English and B.A. in Economics from UCLA, an M.A. in English and an M.A. in Teaching ESL (TESOL) from California State University, Los Angeles, and a doctorate in education (Ed.D.) from UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies. Dr. Dela Cruz also completed the UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Program in General Management. She also holds the following certifications: Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP), Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM), American Society of Quality Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA), and the Certified Career Management Coach designation.