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All Grown Up The Sophomore Guide To: Becoming An Upperclassman.

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1 All Grown Up The Sophomore Guide To: Becoming An Upperclassman

2 Choosing a Major There is no time like the present! By choosing a major now, – You will avoid holds on your registration account – Begin to receive major-specific advising To view a full-list of majors: – Business School: http://business.gwu.edu/phd/fields/http://business.gwu.edu/phd/fields/ – CCAS: http://columbian.gwu.edu/undergraduate/programs http://columbian.gwu.edu/undergraduate/programs – Elliot: http://elliott.gwu.edu/academics/ugrad/index.cfm http://elliott.gwu.edu/academics/ugrad/index.cfm – SEAS: http://www.seas.gwu.edu/seasundergraduate/currentstudents/under gradcurricula.html http://www.seas.gwu.edu/seasundergraduate/currentstudents/under gradcurricula.html

3 Need Help Choosing a Major? Set up pre-major advising appointment! – CCAS – Call 202-994-6210 – SEAS – Email Howard Davis – hdavis@gwu.eduhdavis@gwu.edu – Elliot – Call 202-994-3002 – Business School – Call 202-994-7027 Or talk to an upperclassman! – Talk to classmates/friends/professors – Stop by during your House Scholar’s office hours OR Shoot me an email – brett1@gwu.edu

4 Professional and Student Organizations Get a feel for potential careers: – Join Pre-professional student organizations: http://business.gwu.edu/marketing/organizations.cfm – Join Pre-Professional fraternities: http://studentorgs.gwu.edu/directory/ – Student organizations can help you network with like-minded professionals – Make the most of it!

5 Consider Pre-Professional Advising GWU offers track-specific advising: – Allied Health, Graduate School, Internships, Pre-law, and Pre-medical all have devoted advising staffs. – Check it out here: http://columbian.gwu.edu/undergraduate/advising/pre professional http://columbian.gwu.edu/undergraduate/advising/pre professional SpecialtyAdvisorContact Allied HealthAliya Bhimanialiyab@gwu.edu Graduate SchoolShonda Gowardgoward@gwu.edu InternshipAbbie Weinerabbiew@gwu.edu Pre-lawMichael Gabrielmgabriel@gwu.edu Pre-medicalSusan HwangSyoo@gwu.edu

6 Internships Internships are a great way to become familiar with a profession and help you decide whether or not it is something you’d like to pursue. Many Colleges at GWU allows you to get academic credit for internships: – CCAS: See Abbie Weiner about CCAS 2154Abbie Weiner – SEAS: See Emil Rashid about Co-ops (202.994.7892) – Elliot: See Jeff Mervosh about Elliot 3195Jeff Mervosh – For additional info: Click HereClick Here

7 Know it all? Sign up to be a Peer Advisor and help others “know it all”. – GPS, or Guides to Personal Success, help new GW students with personal, professional and experiential needs during their first few semesters at GWU. – Help GPS faculty assist new students. – Learn more by reaching out to advising@gwu.eduadvising@gwu.edu

8 Start thinking about this now. Summer will be here before you know it.


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