By: Kamryn Campbell
Career Services will be holding their spring Graduate and Professional School Fair on Thursday, February 23 from 11:50 am until 2:00 pm in the lower level of the student center. A variety of majors and interests will be represented through the twenty-seven schools attending. Regardless of your class year, stop by the fair and begin talking to recruiters. It is never too early to make connections!
If you are interested in seminary, multiple schools will be present: Bethany Theological Seminary and Trinity Lutheran Seminary as well as the Trinity School of Ministry. Ohio Northern University will be on campus promoting their law school, Pettit College of Law. Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine will also be in attendance. Ohio State will be sending a general graduate school representative as well as recruiters within the College of Education and Human Ecology and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. The University of Cincinnati will be represented by recruiters for their online programs and the Carl H. Lindner College of Business as well as a general recruiter for the university. Wright State’s Graduate School will be in attendance along with their MPA program. Xavier University’s ABSN program, University of Louisville’s SPHIS program, and Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School for social work are among the specialty programs being represented. Other schools attending the fair include Antioch University Midwest, Baldwin Wallace University, Bellarmine University, Bowling Green State University, St. George’s University, the University of Dayton, the University of Findlay, Urbana University, Ursuline College, and our own Wittenberg University.
Before attending the fair, research any schools that interest you and come prepared to talk with the recruiters. Also, prepare some questions to ask them. Collect any brochures or business cards that they are handing out so that you can send a follow-up email to thank the school’s representatives for their time. Whether you are a freshman or even unsure if you want to attend graduate school, stop by the fair and talk with schools that interest you. Your connections made at the fair may be the make-it or break-it moment when being accepted into school.