Advanced Education Fair & Webinar Series

September 8 - October 6, 2021

Candidate Registration School Registration


Join us for the inaugural Advanced Education Fair and Webinar Series!

The Service Academy Career Conference has included advanced education options from the nation’s leading universities alongside job opportunities for many years. In 2021, we’re expanding this effort with a new virtual event series focused exclusively on the advanced degree and professional degree programs that can open up new doors and transform your career. 

The Virtual Advanced Education forum offers a slate of different opportunities geared toward service academy alumni  at different stages in the education planning process: 

  • Pre-Recorded Micro Webinars:  Available 1 September 
  • Live Webinars—Weekly beginning Wednesday 8 September and culminating with Funding Grad School on 6 October  6:00 p.m. EDT prior to the Fair
  • A Live Virtual Admissions Fair Featuring University Representatives—Wednesday, 6 October, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. EDT 


Pre-Recorded Micro Webinars

Available 1 September (or sooner)

Live Webinars

Weekly beginning Wednesday, 8 September – Wednesday, 6 October

A Live Virtual Admissions Fair Featuring University Representatives

Wednesday, 6 October 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. EDT  


The pre-recorded micro webinars include: 

  • Is Grad School a Good Move for My Career? 
  • Deciding Where to Apply: Conducting Program Research 
  • Program Formats and Their Advantages and Disadvantages 
  • 7 Tips for Completing Your Applications 
  • 7 Ways to Get Noticed (Positively) as an Applicant 
  • The 7 "Deadly Sins" for Applicants 
  • Making the Most of Our 6 October Virtual Admissions Fair 

Join us beginning 8 September for the first in a series of live webinars exploring key aspects of the advanced education application and decision process:  

Wednesday 8 September 7:00 p.m. EDT   

Components of Grad School Applications   

hosted by Kevin M. Kiley, PCC, MBA 

Wednesday 15 September – 7:00 p.m. EDT 

Application Essays and Personal Statements 

Hosted by Kevin M. Kiley, PCC, MBA     

Wednesday 22 September - 7:00 p.m. EDT

How to Ace the Admissions Interview

hosted by Kevin Kiley, PCC, MBA

Wednesday 29 September - 7:00 p.m. EDT 

Adding Value to Your Career with Graduate Certificates 

Hosted by VADM Mel Williams Jr. USNA ’78, USN (Ret.); Associate Dean of Engineering (Professional Programs), The Catholic University of America 

Wednesday 6 October – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. EDT 

Funding Grad School  

Hosted by TBD

Virtual Admissions Fair  7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. EDT 

Connect with representatives from many schools to narrow your search and answer admissions and program questions.


Join the inaugural SACC Advanced Education Fair to introduce your school's programs to some of the nation’s most accomplished and talented leaders: service academy alumni - veterans with distinguished service records who are eager to pursue advanced education.

Virtual Admissions 

Wednesday 6 October – 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT 

Your registration includes:

  • School / program logo and link on the SACC website 
  • Your provided video promotion included in our social media
  • Virtual Booth to connect directly with alumni of the five service academies 
  • Attendee List with contact information along with areas of interest
  • Chat History Report

Fee: $3000, waived for universities participating in two or more virtual SACCs in 2021, including the November event 


September 8 - October 6, 2021