About this webinar

Are you planning on applying to a master's or doctoral degree program this year? This webinar will introduce international students to the graduate admissions process and opportunities available at U.S. colleges and universities. Register for this in-depth review of the application process for prospective international students pursuing a master's or doctoral degree.

What you will learn:

  • Difference in master's vs. doctoral degrees
  • Admissions requirements
  • Program content and course offerings
  • Financial aid and career prospects for international students


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Joshua LaFave

Executive Director of the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education, State University of New York at Potsdam

Joshua’s 11 years of experience includes a variety of enrollment management functions such as the recruitment, admissions, retention, and support of graduate students. Prior to that, he was the director of graduate enrollment for the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

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Christopher Connor

Assistant Dean for Graduate Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo

Christophers' 19 years of experience includes leadership roles in undergraduate and graduate education. He currently focuses on developing new programs, recruitment and enrollment, leveraging fellowships and scholarships, diversity programs, student services and career development, and more.

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Jenni Hilton

Instructional Designer, World Education Services

Jenni is the instructional designer and community manager for WES Advisor, a digital platform that provides international students and skilled immigrants with free tips from experts via blogs, webinars, e-guides, and more. She completed undergraduate work at Rice University in Houston, TX and holds a master's degree in Instructional Design Technology from Purdue University.

The views and opinions expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of World Education Services (WES).