Post Baccalaureate
Preparation Conference

The Oval

Go Confidently in the Directions of Your Dreams and Live the Life You’ve Imagined

2018 Post-Baccalaureate Preparation Conference
September 30, 2018
8:30am – 3:00pm
Hale Hall
154 W 12th Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43210


The annual Post-Baccalaureate Preparation Conference promotes excellence in preparation for post-baccalaureate career options that require additional education in graduate or professional school. This conference was created to help under-represented students served by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Ohio State University understands the graduate and professional school application process. It was also created to help students gather information and data to assemble a stellar package for admissions consideration across disciplines, thereby increasing the student diversity population of graduate and professional programs at colleges and universities across the country.

Conference Areas of Emphasis

  • Self-examination and evaluation of readiness for viable entrance into graduate or professional school
  • Understanding the application process to graduate or professional school
  • Distinguishing yourself amongst other qualified applicants
  • Telling your story and presenting your passions
  • Entrance examination conversations for success
  • Getting the best recommendation from the best recommenders
  • How to present yourself personally for programs that require face-to-face interviews

Who Attends


  • All students from the entering freshman class to the graduating class

  • ODI Young Scholars Students

  • ODI Campus Change Students

  • Todd A. Bell National Resource Center Students (BNRC)

  • ACCESS Collaborative Students

  • Morrill Scholarship Students

  • LSAMP Students

  • Upward Bound Students Matriculating at Ohio State

  • Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research Students (LASER)

  • Leadership Initiatives for Women of Color Students (LIWOC)

  • LLDI

Higher Education/Academic Leaders

  • Academic Advisors

  • Multicultural Affairs Officers

  • Admissions Advisors

  • Success Coaches

Graduate and Professional School Representatives
Entrance Exam Preparation Companies

  • Kaplan
  • Princeton Review

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