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ECE Explorations (200): Is Grad School Right For You?

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Illinois ECE
Sep 2, 2020   5:00 pm  
Stacy Walker, Academic Advisor M.Eng, Illinois ECE
Kat Darr | Office of Advancement | 1070 ECEB


Do you think the right time to plan for grad school is just before graduation? The best time to start thinking about all your options is right now. Learn about the traditional MS and PhD degrees, the new Direct to PhD degree option, the industry-sought MEng degree, and about one of the most exciting initiatives being offered in ECE, Alchemy. See how, by extending your studies at the University of Illinois, our grads are finding successful careers in Industry and Academia. Understand more about financing your graduate studies, and it’s a great time to plan for your future Graduate Studies now.


As the Masters of Engineering (MEng) professional degree graduate advisor for the department, Stacy provides guidance about the graduate experience from application through graduation. Before EC she was a graduate advisor in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering. She has also held several leadership roles outside of the university, including director of marketing, director of education, and artistic director.

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