Senior Checklist

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The Augustana Student Success Center and the Augustana Alumni Association have mapped out some milestones to hit before Commencement 2017 on Saturday, May 20. This is your guide to the deadlines, special events, and strategies for life after Augustana.


Academic To-Do List

  • Take the GRE, MCAT, LSAT, etc., if required for your targeted graduate school program.
  • Update and review your Official Audit that was sent after you applied for graduation.
  • Don't have an Official Audit of your transcript? Then you need to apply for graduation.

Career To-Do List

  • Carefully reflect on the jobs or graduate programs that appeal most to you and research your options.
  • Meet with a Success Center career advisor for feedback on your resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, personal statement or interview responses. View related resources.
  • Locate and network with alumni through Augustana’s LinkedIn University page.
  • Monitor the jobs posted in Augie Opportunities, as well as other search engines. Learn more methods for finding jobs.
  • Prepare for and be ready to introduce yourself during job fairs or networking events.
  • Rehearse responses to interview questions. Learn more about popular questions and behavior based interviews.
  • Whatever your destination after graduation, we want to celebrate the good news once you have finalized your plans. Complete our career outcome survey to update us of your employment or enrollment in graduate school.

Just for Fun

  • Take photos with friends at your favorite campus locations.
  • Plan a reunion with your freshman floor.
  • Thank the professor who most impacted, changed or challenged you.
  • Stop by the bookstore to pick up your first "Augustana Alumni" shirt.
  • Take a photo with friends by the Ole statue and an Augustana sign.
  • Connect with Augustana Alumni on social media. Like our Facebook pages for Augustana Alumni and Augustana GOLD  and follow us on Twitter @augiealumni.
  • Join our Augustana University (SD) Alumni and Friends group on LinkedIn.
  • Create your profile on AugieLink, your network to nearly 30,000 Augustana alumni around the world. Then post a class note to share your plans after graduation with your classmates.
  • Share and tag your photos throughout Commencement Weekend. #AugieGrad