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What should you do before your interview with the McNair Scholars Office?
  • Review the McNair Scholars website  (if you are on this page, you have begun this step)

  • Be commited to obtaining your Ph.D. (in any area of study)

  • Research the field you may want to pursue as a graduate student (i.e. Biology, Sociology, Mathematics, Graduate School)

  • Research what program will be most compatible with your interest and abilities

  • Know if you are available to fulfill the summer requirements of the McNair Program (vigorous research, GRE preparation, etc.)

  • Research FSU faculty you may want as a research mentor (a former professor, etc.)

  • Understand the McNair Program only supports students who want to earn a Ph.D.

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