Comm Lead Admissions Q&A - Shared screen with speaker view
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Hello, I was wondering how can we make sure the TOEFL score has already been received?
How are the videos typically made? With an iphone?
Can you give a general overview describing the differences of MCDM and MCCN and what kind of career focuses/directions each would lead to?
Heather, how can I schedule an appointment with you? Is there a link or can I do it via email?
For someone not in a related field currently, do you see graduates finding jobs successfully?
Hello, will this Q&A be posted on youtube as with the rest? currently at work and can't use my headphones at the moment
Graduate School: firstname.lastname@example.org
My score was sent to 4854 last year but to different department at UW. Should I send my score to 4854 without any department name again?
Are all reference supposed to receive a contact from the graduate school?
Program Overview: https://commlead.uw.edu/program-overview/
Devina - Yes, the recording will be posted!
Today digital media also entails social media. Does this program also offer courses which deal with commucation strategies using social media?
Thank you :)
What is a TOEFL score?
I work in broadcast Journalism, is the MCCN degree a good fit?
How do you recommend addressing on the application a GPA that isn't reflective of someone's academic ability? (U.S.)
What career guidance is given to students? Is there any assistance with job placement upon graduation?
Are all classes irl or are there online options? I live in Tacoma and am concerned about the commute.
How should the video content be different from the one in the SoP?
Can you talk about a realistic timeline of completing the degree part time while working full time?
Sorry about asking this again. With my last question, “Are all reference supposed to receive a contact from the graduate school?” I wanted to ask about direct phone call.
Classes : https://info.commlead.uw.edu/course/quarter/current-quarter/
Hi :) If the letter of intent talks about one topic…is it acceptable to expand on that topic when creating the video part? What advice do you have on creating the video story that shows a persons future goals but in a way that is not just a replicate of the essay?
So calculate the GPA within the last 60 semester credits and list that in both places it asks for a GPA on the application?
Career Support: https://commlead.uw.edu/develop-your-career/
Is the GPA must be calculated within the last two years? Can I do the whole four years?
Do MCCN/MCDN start from same course and separate in the middle?Or are they separated from the beginning, such as from the orientation? I’d like to know if I choose MCCN, how much I can learn from MCDN field in addition to taking two classes from MCDN at the maximum.
Yay for carpool!
How are we notified of acceptance? How many students are chosen?
Has there always been a waitlist or is that new?
roughly how many apply?
Is there an average acceptance rate YoY?
Is there any in-person interview after application submission?
That 100 admits is for both degree tracks, or serparately?
How many are admitted during the priority deadline versus the final deadline?
If you are not admitted, is it possible to learn what you can do to better your application for next year?
Can you describe the waitlist process?
How do you appraoch a student that maybe the fence for an offer?
Alumni Fellows: https://commlead.uw.edu/fellows/
Is the conference's venue Don James Center?
Is there a tution fee difference between the in-state and out of state candidates who apply to the program?
Is there an ideal prospective student? Are there any particular backgrounds/work experiences that you've noticed produce stronger students?
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Tuition and Fees: https://commlead.uw.edu/tuition/
International Student Ambassadors: https://commlead.uw.edu/international-students/
Is SoP strictly limited to 500 words or is there room to go over this word count?
What sorts of local projects are students participating in during the program? (I know that's broad, but any that stick out to you would be great!)
no additional writing samples. correct?
Project Examples: https://commlead.uw.edu/our-work/
Personally, I’m more interested in MCCN, but do you have any general recommendation about which degree is more suitable for a person who is interested in both internal and external communication establishment and enhancement for an organization?
Wonderful, thank you!
I have to leave for a work meeting, but thank you for your time today! This has been very helpful.
Is all of UW on a quarter system?
When do classes start in the fall?
Does the program attract many domestic students from outside Seattle/WA?
How many students just graduated from college in your cohort?
Can we apply for both programs
does the year of graduating from undergrad programs matter?
If students really want to do double degree, when they should decide it?
After graduating from the program what is the number one skillset a student will gain?
Any advice for a student who has been out of school for 10 years?
Does students coming from a different background e.g. English Education have a less opportunity of entering?
Thank you so much!
Thank you very much for all of your answers!
Thank you !
Thanks for all of the insight!
Thank you for all the answers
See y’all around :)