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Summer 2016 will be the first time Michigan State University will participate in Graduate Horizons as a Partner.

The mission of College Horizons is to encourage and facilitate the education of Native American young people.


Graduate Horizons is a four-day workshop for Native college students, college graduates, and master’s students in preparing for graduate school (master’s, Ph.D. or professional school). Graduate Horizons partners with 45 university graduate/professional degree programs where admission officers, professors and deans mentor and advise students on the admissions process, professional/career development, and the various fields of study, research, and graduate programs available. Participants of the program complete graduate ready personal statements/statements of purpose; resumes/cvʼs; applications; receive test-taking strategies (on the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT) by the Princeton Review Foundation; understand the financial aid process for graduate school and learn about graduate scholarship/fellowship opportunities; and they attend seminars on the various aspects of the admissions process (selecting faculty/professional recommenders, determining the right fit/match in a degree program, role of direct/relevant work experience, etc).


The GH program is only offered every two years. We are proud to recognize the our hosting partners:

2016 - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2014 - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2012 - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2010 - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2009 - University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

2008 - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2007 - Yale University, New Haven, CT

2006 - University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2005 - University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO

2004 - Washington University St. Louis, St. Louis, MO