The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison

Writing Application Essays and Statements of Purpose for Graduate School


For those applying to masters and doctoral programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, or the arts, we’ll explore principles for writing convincing application essays, share tips for highlighting your undergraduate work, and inspire you to make the most of this opportunity to shine.

Intended Audience

Especially for those applying to graduate school


1.5 hours

Schedule for Fall 2017

Wednesday 9/27        4:00-5:30    (Sec. 1)

Tuesday 10/24          3:30-5:00    (Sec. 2)

Monday 11/20           4:00-5:30    (Sec. 3)

Register for this workshop

To register, please click on your desired section above which will take you to the Office of Human Resources’ online registration system. You will receive an email confirmation from the UW-Madison Writing Center once the registration goes through.