Training & Guidelines

Bri McWhorter.. (1)Bri McWhorter, founder of the communications consulting company Activate to Captivate, is back again this year to help you craft your Grad Slam talk! Join us for one or both of her workshops in January to learn more about organizing your ideas, projecting confidence in your presentation, and practicing your pitch with your peers.

Crafting Your Grad Slam Pitch (two workshop options)

Tuesday, January 19, 2:00-3:30pm
Hosted on Zoom, RSVP here to receive link and password

Monday, January 25, 12:00-1:30pm
Hosted on Zoom, RSVP here to receive link and password

Submission Guidelines & Tip Sheets

2021GradSlam-SubmissionGuidelines Qualifying Round Participant Submission Guidelines

ALL Qualifying Round participants must read and follow the Submission Guidelines in order to be eligible for participation in the competition

Tips and Tricks for Creating a High-Quality Grad Slam Recording (revised January 19)

The Tips & Tricks guide contains helpful but optional suggestions – ultimately, we encourage you to create a video that you are comfortable with and proud of

*Please note that the information contained on this page supersedes any other communications about Grad Slam guidelines in previous years, and is only applicable to the 2021 competition.