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About kenz

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  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    Speech-Language Pathology

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  1. Just out of curiosity, as it stands right now, what will each of you have to pay in tuition and what is the cost of living at each school you're seriously considering attending?
  2. @plume Thank you!!
  3. I JUST GOT IN TO UMASS AMHERST!!! I'm so torn because it's one of my top choices, but I'm not sure I'll be able to afford it.
  4. In my personal opinion, I feel it would be best to attend graduate school somewhere other than your undergraduate institution because you would build additional connections, develop new techniques, gain knowledge and opinions from a wider range of professionals in the field, etc. I think it's good to have that separation between undergrad and grad school so you don't get burned out as easily and continue to gain fresh perspectives, if that makes sense. That being said, I could easily see how going to the same school would be a much more comfortable choice. Ultimately, I doubt you could go wrong either way!
  5. When did they contact you about that?
  6. Does anyone know what's up with UMass? I'm assuming I'm going to be rejected, but I don't understand what's taking so long.
  7. Got rejected at both Maryland and JMU today. Oh well. *Sings "Tubthumping to self*
  8. James Madison University asks for two references, but no letters.
  9. Waitlisted at UNC-Greensboro. I was expecting a rejection, so I'll take it!
  10. Also applied to UMD and have yet to hear! They're one of my top choices, but I don't have high hopes haha.
  11. They seemed to stress that they have a strong relationship with Phoenix Academy, which is a charter school in the area, but they also mentioned they have good connections with rehab facilities and other medical facilities in the area. They require you to spend one semester in an education setting and one semester in a medical setting, so it seems pretty balanced! Side note: They ended up sending out acceptances yesterday evening, and I wasn't one of them, so I doubt I'll be getting accepted. At the info session, they stressed the importance of having very strong LORs and a strong personal statement, along with having around a 3.8 GPA or higher. They didn't mention GRE scores at all, but that's not to say they aren't a factor. It seems to be a super competitive and very strong program!
  12. I went to an info session at UNC-Greensboro today if anyone has any general questions they may have gone over!
  13. Accepted at Montevallo today, about two weeks after my interview!
  14. I also applied to Alabama. They didn't send out acceptances until the first week of April last year!
  15. That's good to know there's a full range of seasons! I've heard it's beautiful up there, and that there's a lot to do in terms of outdoor activities, which is very exciting! I'm mainly concerned about being snowed in 24/7, so it's good to know the weather doesn't stop people from getting out.