November 2015


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Joseph Miller <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 07:47:57 -0500
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Subject:  Graduate Opportunities in the CIC

Greetings from the CIC!

Due to your past participation or interest in CIC academic programs, we share
these resources which may assist you as you apply to, or continue, your
graduate studies.

CIC’s Gateway to Graduate Education webpage :

The above link directs CIC’s Gateway to Graduate Education website, which
includes links to many of the programs for CIC graduate students as well as
links to each of the CIC’s member universities’ Graduate School webpages
where you can search among more than 1,850 graduate programs offered
throughout the CIC.

The CIC is accepting 2016 SROP Applications!

Now is the time to submit your application to revisit your former SROP
institution or learn more about another CIC university.  The SROP application
opens November 1, 2015, and closes February 10, 2016.  Don't wait to submit
your application – SROP offers are made on a rolling basis, so the sooner
you apply, the better!  Visit the CIC website to complete your application

Want to save money when applying to graduate school?

Applying to graduate school can be costly.  The CIC FreeApp program can
assist you with offsetting this cost of CIC graduate school applications.
All you need to do is complete a request form located on the CIC website:  (Be sure to read the Eligibility section first to
ensure that you are eligible).  Priority will be given to requests submitted
before December 15!

Applying to Graduate School: Tips, Timeline, and Tools of the Trade

The CIC has developed a guide to assist you in applying for graduate school.
This guide is also useful to non-graduating students.  You can download the
PDF of this guide HERE.
Now is the time to ask for a faculty letters of recommendation

Check out these websites for great tips on how to ask for a letter of

Dos and Don'ts for Requesting a Recommendation Letter for Grad School
Letter of Recommendation: How to Ask for It

Please contact Joseph Miller at [log in to unmask]  or 217-244-4899 if
you have any questions regarding the programs mentioned in this email.


Joseph Miller
Academic Programs Coordinator
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
(217) 244-4899
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