115: Gap Years, Rejection, and Reapplying to Grad Programs with Adriana Jaramillo

115: Gap Years, Rejection, and Reapplying to Grad Programs with Adriana Jaramillo

Our guest speaker this week is Adriana Jaramillo who shares her insights on gap years, rejection, and reapplying to grad school. Adriana is a first-gen Chicana who earned her BA in Psych with minors in Chicanx Studies and Education after transferring to UCLA from Santa Monica College. She’s currently reapplying to master’s programs in educational policy with an emphasis in higher ed.

In this episode we discuss:

-Her transfer and gap year experiences

-The value in taking time to reflect on applying to grad school

-The benefits of reaching out to professors from different institutions for research opportunities

-Why Adriana has chosen to apply only to master’s programs

-And advice for students who are also re-applying to grad programs

You can be in touch with Adriana on Twitter and Instagram with the following handles: @Adriana_J_C for Twitter and @Ay.its.jay for Instagram.

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