Navigating the MA
May 22, 2018
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
MSU Writing Center; 300 Bessey Hall
In this 3-hour worksh op, the focus will be on understanding the transition from undergraduate to graduate school, navigating the master’s degree coursework and graduat ion options (thesis, exams, portfolios, etc.), locating and using prof essional and personal support resources, and writing for degree and futur e job requirements. Participants will create academic timelines for their master’s work (coursework, conference presentations, internships, etc.) at MSU, and discuss technologies and habits that can help them stay on t ask. Participants will also discuss how to manage the stress that often pe rvades the life of master’s students, and how to select and work with a c ommittee. The workshop will end by having participants explore and share t heir current writing practices, and writing and revision strategies, as well as sharing strategies for overcoming writer’s block and procrastinati on.
Registration for this workshop is required. Registration will ope n on May 1st.
*A pizza lunch will be served at this workshop. If you have any dietary restrictions please let us know by responding to the conf irmation email you receive.
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