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Academic Background Questionnaire
Please answer the following questions to aid the admissions committee in rendering a decision regarding your application for admission to Regent University.
Please provide your name
Please provide your date of birth
Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
Please provide the email address you used when applying for admission.
As an applicant to one of our graduate or doctoral programs, you have already completed a previous degree or will prior to your enrollment with us, if admitted. Thinking back on your most recent or current degree program, please describe your overall grade performance.
I earned A’s in almost all classes (typically 3.5-4.0 GPA)
I earned mainly B’s and a few C’s in classes (typically 2.75-3.4 GPA)
I earned mainly C’s in my classes (typically 2.0-2.74 GPA)
I earned mainly D’s or failing grades (typically 0.0-1.9 GPA)
Please be sure to answer each of the following questions as thoroughly as possible, while also proofing your responses to best reflect your writing ability.
In 3-4 sentences, describe your professional and career goals and how graduate (OR doctoral) – level coursework from the School of Communication and the Arts will help you facilitate your objectives.
Considering your personal, spiritual, and professional background, why have you chosen Regent as the place to pursue your degree? (3-4 sentences)
Are you applying to the Ph.D. in Communication or the Doctor of Strategic Communication?
In 100-200 words, please provide a brief description of the topic you are most interested in studying during your dissertation and how you feel it would further the field of communication. (This does not prevent you from changing topics, should you be accepted to the program, however it will help the Admissions Committee ensure a faculty mentor in your area of interest is available.)
Acknowledgement of Admissions Policy and Certification of Answers Given
By checking this box and submitting this questionnaire, I certify that I have reported my grades to the best of my knowledge and understand that Regent University may use this information to determine my eligibility for admission prior to the receipt of my official transcripts at their sole discretion. I acknowledge that it is the policy of Regent University that all applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and high schools attended, and any decision of admission afforded to me does not change the transcript requirement. I understand that my official transcripts will be used to confirm all self-reported grades and other course information provided here, and any false statements made by me in the self-reporting of my grades may invalidate further consideration for admission or result in rescinding of the offer of admission, if applicable. I further certify that all of the responses in this questionnaire are my own work, without the assistance of others.