Learn what you may need in order to apply to graduate and professional school programs.
Official transcripts are available free of charge from the FLC Registrar’s Office. Plan ahead to ensure you will receive your documents by the appropriate deadlines.
The most powerful recommendations come from people who know you well: professors, faculty advisors, internship or campus work-study supervisors, or managers.
The most effective statements hook a reader right at the start. Admissions counselors only spend one to two minutes per essay, so invite them to linger on yours with a compelling introduction. Here are additional tips:
A curriculum vitae (also known as a vita or CV) provides a comprehensive description of your academic and professional credentials and achievements. If you have a master’s or doctoral degree you will need to submit a CV when you apply for teaching or research positions at colleges, universities, or research institutions.
As an undergrad, you may use a CV to apply to graduate school or research positions. Outside the United States, many employers use the term CV instead of resume. You can find country-specific resume/CV advice and samples in GoinGlobal, an online database of industry trends, job search information and cultural advice in 40 countries.
See our career prep help for tips on crafting your CV.