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NMSU Graduate School plans ASK US information day

LAS CRUCES - Thinking about attending graduate school at New Mexico State University? There will be an opportunity to gather information needed to apply to the university's programs during the ASK US Information Day, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Corbett Center.

"This information day is designed to provide skills and knowledge about graduate school for the student's ultimate success," said Elena Luna, NMSU Graduate School recruitment coordinator. "If you are a current undergraduate student, recently received your undergraduate degree or you are working and thinking about acquiring a graduate degree, this information day is for you."

The ASK US Information Day will provide answers on how to apply and finance graduate school. Dean Linda Lacey, Associate Dean Luis A. Vasquez and Darcey Comer, admissions coordinator, will conduct morning sessions regarding how to finance graduate studies, why go to graduate school and applying to graduate school.

Following an all-you-can-eat lunch for $6 at NMSU Taos Cafeteria, afternoon discussion topics will also include how to write a statement of purpose, the difference between a doctorate and master's degree application, preparing for the Graduate Record Examination and applying for financial aid. A campus walking tour, including visiting the graduate housing, will conclude the day.

The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 8. Register via the Web site at http://www.gradschool.nmsu.edu/ASKUS. Those who participate in this free information day will receive a NMSU Graduate School application fee waiver valued at $30.