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Admission Workshop Evaluation Process

  • Applicants satisfying the credential screening process are notified by mail and invited to participate in an Admissions Workshop (Fall, Spring, or Summer) with other applicants who have applied for admission during the same semester.

    The purpose of the workshop is threefold: (1) for faculty and students to get acquainted, (2) to inform students about the counseling programs, and (3) to determine student interpersonal and writing skills which are assessed through group activities and a writing sample.

    Admissions recommendations are made by the counseling faculty after each workshop. These recommendations are then forwarded to the Graduate School which, in turn, contacts all applicants in writing, informing them of their status. Newly admitted students receive a "pre-candidacy" letter with the name of their advisor whom they should contact immediately to discuss program plans and course selection for the coming semester.