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Qualifying Exam Preparation Seminar

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Speaker: Qualifying Exam Preparation Seminar
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Mon, Nov 20 2006, 2:00PM

This workshop should be of interest to all new and continuing Ph.D. students in the Department. In particular, those planning to take their Qualifying Exam in the near future should find the advice timely, and those who have already passed the exam are welcome to share from their experiences as time allows.

Come hear the GGAM and GPC Graduate Student Representatives discuss the purpose of the exam with specific advice regarding studying, scheduling, and stress management.

Come hear the Student Advising Assistant, Perry Gee, discuss his role in assisting students with the administrative elements involved.

Come hear GGAM and Math Dept faculty members share useful advice on everything from choosing a committee to writing an exam syllabus.

2:00-2:30 GGAM and GPC Student Reps: handouts, basic Quals info
2:30-2:45 Perry Gee will discuss staff support for students
2:45-3:30 Pure Math and GGAM faculty will discuss their view on the qualifying exam and will happily address all student questions

This workshop will be of interest to anyone who has not yet passed their Qualifying Exam. First year students are especially encouraged to attend.

Light Refreshments Provided.