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David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Monday January 18th, 2010
Sloan Auditorium

Donald Asher


The Kearns Center Presents: “Live the Dream – Successful Paths to a Graduate Degree”
Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Donald Asher



Donald Asher is a nationally acclaimed author and speaker specializing in higher education. He is the education columnist for MSN Encarta, one of the top worldwide destinations on the Web and the author of ten books, including he best-selling guide to the graduate admissions process ‘Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way into the Graduate Program of Your Choice’.

The keynote address will be preceded by a graduate panel featuring University of Rochester McNair Alumni (all have received or are in the process of completing their Ph.D. or their M.D.). The panel discussion will begin at 3pm. The reception will be held from 5-6pm and Mr. Asher will begin his address at 6pm. We look forward to seeing you and your constituencies there.

Please come with your questions, this is the perfect time to ask. If you are thinking about graduate school of any kind then this is an excellent opportunity to inquire of people who have DONE it and an expert in the field of gaining graduate admissions, Mr. Asher.

Schedule of Events:

3pm-5pm: Graduate Panel
(Dr. LaTasha Jones Ph.D., Dr. Paula Booke Ph.D., Dr. Paul Patrick M.D., and Omar Figueredo, Ph.D. Candidate)

5pm-6pm: Reception

6pm-7pm: Keynote Address

*The panel and the keynote address will be held in Sloan Auditorium in the Goergen Building. The reception will be held in the atrium outside of Sloan Auditorium (Munnerlyn Atrium)

To register for this event, please click here.