Admission Tips

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Admission Tips

A+ Application: Tips for Applying


The History Department presented a webinar, "A+ Application: Tips for Applying," for prospective History graduate students for the Fall 2017 application cycle. Topics included approaching a faculty mentor, selecting a writing sample, and crafting a personal statement followed by a brief question and answer session. Presenters included Graduate Program Chair and Professor Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor, Professor Lorena Oropeza, Professor Justin Leroy, and Professor Andres Resendez.

Please note, these tips are targeted to the application process for the UC Davis Department of History. Following these suggestions is no guarantee of admission, but when implemented successfully, should help increase your chances of admission to our program.

 Below are the slides and audio recording of the webinar. The beginning of the audio recording corresponds with slide 8 of the presentation.

Application: Tips for Applying(PDF)

Application: Tips for Applying(MP3)

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