McNair Boot Camp

Welcome Murray State University

Graduate School Training Camp Participants!

Y O U   A R E   M C N A I R.

2006 Scholars in Kentucky
2006 CMU McNair Scholars enjoying Lake Barkley.

I am so excited to participate in this year’s camp and to get to know each of you. This is a terrific opportunity to network with other McNair scholars around the country – and learn everything you can about getting yourself into a fully funded Ph.D. program!

I have fond memories of the Grad School Boot Camp through the years – initially created and hosted by Indiana University and now hosted by Murray State University. This picture is of our 2006 CMU McNair scholars taking a break during camp and hanging out on the lake. That’s over TEN YEARS AGO already!!

Here you may access the handouts and PowerPoint’s associated with my presentations on the Grad App Process, Getting the Money and Taking Care of YOU on the Road to the Doctorate.

Be sure to sign up for a Trello account @ www.trello.com and then shoot me an email at lynn.curry@cmich.edu with your username if you would like me to send you to a *customizable* CMU GRAD APP TRACKER BOARD that you can then tailor for your own use. 

REMEMBER YOUR CHALLENGE

Email me by September 1 and tell me that your ESSENTIALS are complete!

Can’t wait to hear about your success!

<< Lynn’s handouts + PowerPoint’s >>

Grad App Process (PowerPoint)

Camp Handout_Grad Apps

Camp Handout_I Will Achieve My Ph.D.

Camp Handout_Essentials

Camp_Handout_Weekly Grad School Selection

Camp Handout_Weekly Research Exploration

Getting the Money (PowerPoint)

Camp Handout_Money

Taking Care of You (PowerPoint)

Camp Handout_Self Care

 << for more resources + community on taking care of you >>

www.mcnairscholarstakecare.com

Here is a video of me “interviewing” one of our CMU McNair Ph.D. graduates. Dr. Freddy Lee shares about his experiences as a graduate student at Indiana University and how his McNair experience helped get him situated on the path to the Ph.D. Lots of great insights and tips on how best to proceed, as well as demonstrating what is possible with hard work and dedication toward your goals >>>

<< bonus >>

Life is Like a Zip Line (blog post)

A Credo for Making it Happen (Video)

A Credo For Making it Happen (Handout)

 << for more grad school tips and tricks >>

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