How to Get into that Bernanke Class

27 Jan
If you’re interested in taking the class at GW with Chairman Bernanke, check out this message from the director of undergraduate advising at GW
I know that many of you are excited about taking the course taught by Professor Fort and Chairman Bernanke (for the GW Today announcement, please click here).
The course information is as follows:
BADM 4900, Reflections on the Federal Reserve and it’s Place in the Economy Today
TR 12:45 – 2 p.m.
3/20/12 – 4/26/12
1.5 credits
Location TBA
Due to anticipated demand for seats in this course, interested undergraduate students will apply through a selective course admissions process. A successful student in this course would be one who has evinced strong academic preparation, demonstrated leadership skills, and has exhibited a legitimate interest in the operations of the Federal Reserve and how it impacts the global economy and society.
To apply for this course, please submit your one-page resume and a one-page statement addressing the following question:
What questions about the Federal Reserve are most important to the world today and how will this course positively impact your academic development?
Statements should be no longer than one page, in 12 pitch Times New Roman font, with 1″ margins on all four sides. Statements should include your name and GWID.
Your complete application should be submitted in hardcopy form to:
Larry Fillian
Director of Undergraduate Advising
The Advising Center
Duques 456
Applications must be received no later than February 17th, 2012 at 6 p.m. No electronic, late submissions or registrants will be accepted. Decisions will be made by March 9th.
By submitting an application to this class, you certify that your current schedule can accommodate this class. If you are accepted into the course, you will be notified, and registered for the class administratively.  Students who have time conflicts will not be accepted to this course.

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