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Workshops & Events

Our workshops are open to undergraduate students, graduate students, and non-CSULB students! All workshops are free (except GRE Prep workshops, see below). You may also download a list of our workshops. 

SUMMER 2018

Graduate Writing Institute

Date: June 8th
Time: 9am - 4pm
Location: TBA
Description: The GWI provides an intensive writing opportunity for graduate students seeking a structured writing space with access to support from faculty and writing staff, including individualized writing consultations. The GWI is FREE for all CSULB post-baccalaureate students (credential, master's, certificate, doctoral) and honors undergraduates. It is ideal for students completing a class paper, thesis/dissertation, research project, statement of purpose, writing sample, or CV/résumé. Please visit the the Graduate Writing Institute page for more details.  

Low-Cost GRE Prep - 5 Sessions

Description: The GSRC offers free GRE preparation for current CSULB graduate students; $65 (cash only) for all other students/alumni. This workshop covers the three sections of the general GRE exam and are taught by a GRE preparation instructor with over 20 years of experience. Please visit the GRE Prep Workshop page for more details.

Applying to Grad School 101

Date: May 31st
Time: 2:30-3:45pm
Location: LA2-120
Description: This workshop covers the important steps of preparing for and applying to graduate school. This session is ideal students wanting to learn about how to apply to masters, credential, and doctoral programs and is open to undergraduates, graduate students, and non-CSULB students!

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Thesis & Dissertation Formatting

Date: June 5th
Time: 12-1pm
Location: Library 116 (Spidell 1)
Description: This workshop provides graduate students covers the basics of the University Style Manual rules and online submission process. The session includes online research techniques with database tips and a Q&A session with a thesis and dissertation format evaluator to address any formatting questions or concerns.

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Thesis & Dissertation Formatting

Date: June 11th
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Library 116 (Spidell 1)
Description: This workshop provides graduate students covers the basics of the University Style Manual rules and online submission process. The session includes online research techniques with database tips and a Q&A session with a thesis and dissertation format evaluator to address any formatting questions or concerns.

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PAST WORKSHOPS

 2017-2018

GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Parts of Speech and Agreement
GSRC Workshop: GRE prep 
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Statement of purpose for Graduate School
GSRC Event: Graduate & Professional Schools Fair
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Doctoral Programs - What You Need to Know
​GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School for Undocumented/DACAmented Students
GSRC Workshop: Creating a CV/Résumé for Grad School
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Verb Tense and Voice
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Literature Review
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Punctuation
GSRC Workshop: Funding for PhD Programs
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Complete Sentences
GSRC Workshop: Grammar for Grad Students - Modifiers and Parallelism
GSRC Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism
GSRC Workshop: APA Formatting & Citations
GSRC Workshop: Overcoming Writing Anxiety & Developing a Writing Habit
GSRC Event: Graduate Research Conference 
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
GSRC Event: Graduate Writing Institute (GWI) 
GSRC Workshop: GRE prep
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101
GSRC Workshop: Overcoming Writing Anxiety & Developing a Writing Habit
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
​GSRC Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Statement of Purpose for Graduate School
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Doctoral Programs - What You Need to Know
GSRC Workshop: CSULB Thesis & Dissertation Formatting
GSRC Workshop: Writing a Literature Review
GSRC Workshop: Essentials of Graduate Writing 1: Structuring Arguments
GSRC Workshop: Managing Time & Stress in Graduate School
GSRC Workshop: Applying to Grad School 101