Undergraduate Student Guide for Grad School: PhD & MS Programs in Stats, Biostats & Data Science Degrees!

Friday October 6, 2023 at 12 pm - 2 pm ET

Are you an aspiring data enthusiast looking to take your passion to the next level? Join us for an informative and inspiring event tailored specifically for undergraduate students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in Statistics, Biostatistics, and Data Science!

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Event Highlights

Exploring Grad School Paths: Discover the diverse array of opportunities that advanced degrees in Statistics, Biostatistics, and Data Science can offer. Learn about the unique career trajectories, research areas, and real-world applications that await you in these exciting fields.

Program Overviews: Get an in-depth look at renowned PhD and MS programs from esteemed institutions. Representatives from top universities will present comprehensive overviews of their programs, covering curriculum details, faculty expertise, research facilities, and more.

Application Insights: Receive valuable tips and strategies for crafting a compelling application package that stands out to admissions committees. From personal statements to letters of recommendation, our experts will guide you through the key components of a successful application.

Interactive Q&A Session: Participate in an interactive Q&A session with experienced professionals and academic advisors. Gain firsthand knowledge about the challenges and triumphs of pursuing an advanced degree in these fields, and have your burning questions answered.

Don't miss out on this golden opportunity to set your grad school aspirations in motion! Whether you're curious about the research landscape, eager to hear success stories, or seeking guidance on your next steps, this event is designed to empower you with the knowledge and connections you need to thrive in the world of advanced statistical studies.

**Registration is free!** Secure your spot today and embark on a journey towards a future fueled by data-driven excellence.

We look forward to welcoming you to an event that could shape your future in the world of Statistics, Biostatistics, and Data Science! 


Each presentation from schools include at 5 minute Q&A session. Attendees will also be able to type in their questions in the Q&A feature and have their questions answered after the presentation.

12:05 pm - 12:20 pm: George Washington University Department of Statistics

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm: University of Washington Department of Biostatistics and Department of Statistics

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm: Cornell University Department of Satistics and Data Science

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm:  Georgetown University Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm: Ohio State University Department of Statistics

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm: Drexel University, Dornsife School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Open Q&A Session if time remains

Organizing Committee:

NISS Academic Affiliates Committee

Piaomu Liu, Bentley University
Analisa Flores, UC Riverside
Vivian Li, UC Riverside
Samuel Wang, Cornell University
Sharmistha Guha, Texas A&M University



Event Type


National Institute of Statistical Sciences
NISS Academic Affiliates Committee


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