Friday, November 21, 2014

What's AHEAD

Led by two GSE professors, Laura Perna and Matt Hartley, the Penn Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy (Penn AHEAD) publishes research focusing on trends in higher education management.

"Through periodic polls of higher education leaders What’s AHEAD: Key Trends in Higher Education will generate and publish research about important trends in higher education management. The polls are designed to contribute to research that is useful to both participating leaders and the field more generally." To read more, join the Penn AHEAD email list, or visit Penn AHEAD facebook page, click here

Monday, September 22, 2014

This Week's Admission Events

September is here and the Admissions and Financial Aid office is filled with the excitement of Back to School! Find yourself filled with the same anticipation? Join us this fall for on-campus, off-campus, and online events to learn more about Penn GSE. 

Here's what's coming up this week in September for Penn GSE Admissions...

Monday, September 22, 2014:
Meet Tyler and Jane at the Idealist Graduate School Fair in New York City from 5pm-8pm. Over 225 institutions will be attending and the event is free and open to the public! Click here for more info.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014:
Meet Lauren, Amanda and Jason at the Idealist Graduate School Fair in our home city, Philadelphia from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Over 100 institutions will be attending. Idealist Fairs are free and open to the public! Click here for more info.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014:
Jason visits the University of Virginia Professional and Graduate School Fair. Visit him from 12:00pm-4:00pm.

Thursday, September 25, 2014:
Jason extends his stay in Virginia to visit the College of William & Mary Graduate and Professional School Fair. Come say hello from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

LaToya heads to North Carolina for the Fayetteville State University Career & Graduate School Fair from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Friday, September 26, 2014:
Tyler makes her way north to the Smith College Fall Career Fair in Northampton, MA. Visit her from 3:30pm-6:00pm. 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Office Closing for Labor Day

The Penn Graduate School of Education (and the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid) will be closing at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 29 and remain closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen at 9am EDT on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Spending the holiday weekend in Philly? Check out this list of fun happenings in and around the city!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Upcoming Deadlines

Friday, August 15th is the final day to apply for Fall 2014 admission to the following master's programs. If you're applying to one of these program, please note that all materials must be received by 5:00pm (EDT) or your file will not receive a faculty review.

Education, Culture, and Society
Education Policy (M.S.Ed.)
Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development (M.S.Ed.)
Quantitative Methods (M.Phil.Ed.)
Reading/Writing/Literacy (Reading Specialist Certification, M.S.Ed.)
Statistics, Measurement, Assessment, and Research Technology (M.S.)

Friday, August 29th is the final day to apply for Fall 2014 admission to the Education Entrepreneurship program. If you're applying to this program, please note that all materials must be received by 5:00pm (EDT) or your file will not receive a faculty review.

Still interested but don't think you can complete your application in time? The application process for Fall 2015 admission will re-open on September 2, 2014. We encourage you to apply for our Fall 2015 cohort!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Health Insurance Online Information Session for Incoming Students

Are you an incoming student with questions about Penn Student Health Insurance? The Graduate Student Center will be hosting a virtual event tomorrow to help answer these very questions!

Join the Graduate Student Center on Friday, August 7th from 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT) for an online information session to gain a better understanding of your health insurance options and immunization requirements at Penn. This online session will discuss the University's Health Insurance and Immunization requirements, the process for fulfilling those requirements, how to select your health insurance. It will also include an overview of how to use your health insurance at Penn's Student Health Service. This session will be led by representatives from Penn Student Health Service and is strongly recommended for all incoming students! There will be plenty of time for Q&A, so come prepared to learn and ask lots of questions!

Click here to register and receive log-in instructions.