THE IMPORTANCE OF GRADUATE SCHOOL

Why Graduate School?

The MS Degree
Applying to Graduate School
Acceptance Criterion
Professional School Rankings
Getting Paid While You Attend Graduate School
Financing
Scholarship Opportunities
- link to relevant web sites


Fellowship Opportunities
What is a Fellowship?
- link to relevant web sites;
e.g.
NSF - http://www.nsfgrfp.org/
NASA - http://fellowships.hq.nasa.gov/gsrp/nav/
DOD - http://ndseg.asee.org/
AFOSR, DOE, NAACP, GEM, etc…

Financial Aid: Government Grants and Loans
Statement of Purpose
Letters of Recommendation
Grades
Community Service
GREs
MS Thesis versus Exam
Advisors: Academic, Research, Thesis

Why pursue a PhD?
Research Advisors
Career Mentors
Research Careers
Technical Reading
MBA Considerations
Other Professional Degrees

 

 

Dr. Armando A. Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering
ASU IEEE Student Branch Mentor
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
Arizona State University

Tyler Mall, GWC 352
Mailstop 875706
Tempe, AZ 85287-5706
Office: (480) 965-3712
Fax: (480) 965-2811
http://aar.faculty.asu.edu/