Diversity in Engineering @UMD

Description: You are invited to attend the 2020 Diversity in Engineering @UMD event for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in majoring in Engineering. The event will take place on October 3, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. This event provides an opportunity for students to get a closer look at what is offered at the A. James Clark School of Engineering and encourage high school seniors to apply to UMD by the November 1st early action deadline.

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Target Group: Current 9th-12th graders
Program Office: Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
Event Point of Contact: Marissa Massey
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"Appy Hour"

Description: Applying to the Clark School of Engineering? The Women in Engineering Program invites you to join us for "Appy Hour." Each week, representatives from the Women in Engineering Program will share tips and hints for preparing your college application. We will briefly present a different topic each week, and then we will invite you to ask questions and share ideas! RSVPs are required.

Tuesday, September 29 -- RSVP: Gathering Your Materials

Tuesday, October 6 -- RSVP: Crafting the College Essay

Tuesday, October 13 -- RSVP: Sharing Your Experiences

Tuesday, October 20 -- RSVP: What's Next? After You've Applied

Target Group:  Current 12th graders
Program Office:  Women in Engineering
Event Point of Contact: Becky Kenemuth

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Application Know How

Description: Want to hear directly from university experts on how to craft a competitive admission application? Join us on multiple dates as we cover topics such as the college admission essay and resume writing to learn the ends and outs of the University of Maryland and Clark School admission process. A detailed schedule is provided below and available on the registration form.

Thursday, September 24th (4:00 - 4:45 p.m. ET) Getting to Know the Application - Crafting a strong, standout application
Thursday, October 1st (4:00 - 4:45 p.m. ET) Allow me to introduce myself - Writing your College Essay
Thursday, October 8th (4:00 - 4:45 p.m. ET) Developing a Standout Academic Resume

Target Group: Current 12th graders
Program Office: Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarship Programs
Event Point of Contact: Aishah Briscoe