Campus Resources

Career and Professional Education Center

Individual Appointments

Students wishing to discuss graduate school plans, learn how to effectively search for programs, make informed decisions may make an appointment with a counselor. Call 878-5811 or stop in to CAPE to schedule.

Personal Statement Review

CAPE counselors will review a draft of a graduate school essay/personal statement. Call or stop in to schedule an appointment. It will be necessary to submit your draft when you schedule the appointment to allow the counselor to review it ahead of time.

Graduate/Professional School Fairs

Each fall the Career and Professional Education Center sponsors the Graduate School Fair and The Greater Western New York Law School Fair. Representatives from many graduate schools and law schools are available to discuss their institutions and programs. This face-to-face contact with admissions representatives can benefit you as a candidate in many ways. Make a point to attend these events.

Academic Support

The faculty members in your department are a valuable resource and can provide great insight into graduate programs of study and the application process.

Pre-Med and Pre-Health Advising

The pre-health professions adviser assists students who are interested in entering one of the health professions by providing advice about the application process and preparing supporting materials for students' applications. Students considering medical, dental, veterinary, optometry, podiatry and other health professions schools should contact the pre-health professions advisor, Kelly Boos, Assistant to the Dean, Natural & Social Sciences, CLAS A113, 878-6674.

Pre-Law Advising

Buffalo State provides pre-law advisement to assist students who plan to attend law school. Faculty members knowledgeable of the legal profession are available for consultation on such matters as recommended undergraduate pre-law courses, LSATs, and law school admissions practices. Contact Kelly Boos, Assistant to the Dean, Natural & Social Sciences, CLAS A113, 878-6674.

Career & Professional Education

Buffalo State College  •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Cleveland Hall 306
Buffalo, New York 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5811  •  Fax: (716) 878-3152