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Comm Lead Admissions Q&A - Shared screen with speaker view
Communication Leadership
01:06
Ask your questions here!
Peggy Zhao
02:47
Hello, I was wondering how can we make sure the TOEFL score has already been received?
byron
02:47
How are the videos typically made? With an iphone?
Josh Lackey
03:10
Can you give a general overview describing the differences of MCDM and MCCN and what kind of career focuses/directions each would lead to?
Dina
03:57
Heather, how can I schedule an appointment with you? Is there a link or can I do it via email?
Jill Morris
04:15
For someone not in a related field currently, do you see graduates finding jobs successfully?
Devina Wijaya
04:31
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
Communication Leadership
04:33
Graduate School: uwgrad@uw.edu
Haruka
04:45
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?
Haruka
05:08
Are all reference supposed to receive a contact from the graduate school?
Communication Leadership
05:47
MCDM: https://commlead.uw.edu/mcdm/
Communication Leadership
05:56
MCCN: https://commlead.uw.edu/mccn/
Communication Leadership
06:18
Program Overview: https://commlead.uw.edu/program-overview/
Communication Leadership
07:54
Devina - Yes, the recording will be posted!
diksha
07:57
Today digital media also entails social media. Does this program also offer courses which deal with commucation strategies using social media?
Josh Lackey
08:00
Thank you :)
byron
08:08
What is a TOEFL score?
Communication Leadership
08:30
Appointments: https://hwerckle.youcanbook.me/
byron
09:28
I work in broadcast Journalism, is the MCCN degree a good fit?
Jill Morris
09:49
Thank you!
byron
10:23
Thank you.
xt155e
10:31
How do you recommend addressing on the application a GPA that isn't reflective of someone's academic ability? (U.S.)
Melissa Falcone
11:06
What career guidance is given to students? Is there any assistance with job placement upon graduation?
Rachel Ervin
11:54
Are all classes irl or are there online options? I live in Tacoma and am concerned about the commute.
Dina
11:55
How should the video content be different from the one in the SoP?
diksha
13:43
Thank you
xt155e
14:17
Can you talk about a realistic timeline of completing the degree part time while working full time?
Haruka
14:47
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.
Communication Leadership
14:50
Classes : https://info.commlead.uw.edu/course/quarter/current-quarter/
Elnaz Fani
15:37
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?
xt155e
16:29
So calculate the GPA within the last 60 semester credits and list that in both places it asks for a GPA on the application?
Communication Leadership
16:51
Career Support: https://commlead.uw.edu/develop-your-career/
Peggy Zhao
17:16
Is the GPA must be calculated within the last two years? Can I do the whole four years?
Haruka
18:13
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.
Rachel Ervin
19:35
Yay for carpool!
Rachel Ervin
20:10
Thank you.
Dina
22:16
Thank you!
byron
25:43
How are we notified of acceptance? How many students are chosen?
Elnaz Fani
28:29
Has there always been a waitlist or is that new?
xt155e
28:45
roughly how many apply?
Melissa Falcone
28:59
Is there an average acceptance rate YoY?
Haruka
29:11
Is there any in-person interview after application submission?
xt155e
30:12
That 100 admits is for both degree tracks, or serparately?
Josh Lackey
30:57
How many are admitted during the priority deadline versus the final deadline?
Jill Morris
32:09
If you are not admitted, is it possible to learn what you can do to better your application for next year?
xt155e
32:38
Can you describe the waitlist process?
byron
35:20
How do you appraoch a student that maybe the fence for an offer?
Communication Leadership
36:39
Alumni Fellows: https://commlead.uw.edu/fellows/
Dina
36:41
Is the conference's venue Don James Center?
diksha
37:08
Is there a tution fee difference between the in-state and out of state candidates who apply to the program?
Melissa Falcone
37:09
Is there an ideal prospective student? Are there any particular backgrounds/work experiences that you've noticed produce stronger students?
byron
37:16
you deciding?
Communication Leadership
39:22
Comm Lead Connects (discount code: PROSPECTIVE19): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/less-machine-more-learning-what-you-need-to-know-now-about-ai-tickets-52419609463
Communication Leadership
39:45
Tuition and Fees: https://commlead.uw.edu/tuition/
diksha
39:51
Thank you
Communication Leadership
42:01
International Student Ambassadors: https://commlead.uw.edu/international-students/
Dina
42:16
Is SoP strictly limited to 500 words or is there room to go over this word count?
Jill Morris
43:09
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!)
xt155e
44:14
no additional writing samples. correct?
Communication Leadership
45:38
Project Examples: https://commlead.uw.edu/our-work/
Haruka
46:52
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?
Jill Morris
47:03
Wonderful, thank you!
Melissa Falcone
49:21
I have to leave for a work meeting, but thank you for your time today! This has been very helpful.
xt155e
49:25
Is all of UW on a quarter system?
xt155e
51:11
When do classes start in the fall?
rachel miller-howard
52:14
Does the program attract many domestic students from outside Seattle/WA?
Mo Herbert
54:25
How many students just graduated from college in your cohort?
tiffany
55:05
Can we apply for both programs
Dina
55:21
does the year of graduating from undergrad programs matter?
Haruka
56:33
If students really want to do double degree, when they should decide it?
Elnaz Fani
56:41
After graduating from the program what is the number one skillset a student will gain?
byron
57:27
Any advice for a student who has been out of school for 10 years?
tiffany
57:35
Does students coming from a different background e.g. English Education have a less opportunity of entering?
tiffany
59:17
Thank you so much!
Dina
59:28
Thank you very much for all of your answers!
Communication Leadership
59:35
Email: commlead@uw.edu
byron
59:35
Thank you!!!
Peggy Zhao
59:39
Thank you !
Hallie Atengco
59:44
Thanks for all of the insight!
diksha
59:47
Thank you for all the answers
Elnaz Fani
59:49
See y’all around :)