Applying for graduate school can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between a personal statement, candidate statement, research proposal, and statement of purpose? And what makes one competitive? How do you choose a strong writing sample? Join Sarah Brock, Director of Recruitment in the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago, for a workshop to break down these common application components.
Who is Sarah Brock?
Sarah Brock (BA, Illinois State University, MA, Trinity College, EdM University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) is the Director of Recruitment in the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago. As a first-generation student with nearly a decade of admissions and recruitment experience, Sarah works to help eliminate barriers by providing insider tips and tricks, in addition to individual support, as students explore opportunities for further education. In addition to her work in graduate education, Sarah is an independent college counselor helping underrepresented students navigate the college admissions process and a scholar of education history and practice in the United States.