Spring 2013 Workshops
- University at Buffalo Dental School Tour
- Finding Summer Opportunities in Healthcare
- So, You Want to Be a Doctor, Dentist, Vet, Chiropractor, Optometrist, Podiatrist, or Physician Assistant?
- Financing a Medical/Dental Education
- Writing the Personal Statement
- Preparing for Fall 2014 Application to the Professional Health Schools
- Prehealth Committee Student Information Meetings
University at Buffalo Dental School Tour
Join us for a tour of the UB School of Dental Medicine! Up to 30 students will have the opportunity to hear from and speak with Dr. David Brown, Director of Admissions, speak with current dental students, and then have a question and answer session with pizza. The tour is limited, so please RSVP to Dalene Aylward at email@example.com starting March 15. You will receive email confirmation with instructions with a meeting location. If the tour is over enrolled, we will place your name on wait-list.
|Wed., April 10||2:00 - 4:00 p.m.||UB Dental School|
Finding Summer Opportunities in Healthcare
Are you not sure what opportunities are out there for you this summer? An applicant has to have more than just the grades and test score to get into a professional health program; schools want well rounded students. The summer is a great time to add experiences to your resume. Learn how to make the most of your summer with opportunities for health related experience, research, and community service this summer.
|Tues., Jan 29||3:30 - 5:00 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
So, You Want to Be a Doctor, Dentist, Vet, Chiropractor, Optometrist, Podiatrist, or Physician Assistant?
If you are a freshman, sophomore, or just beginning to think about applying to the professional health schools (e.g., medical school, vet school, dental school), come to this workshop to learn what you can be doing NOW to prepare. Learn how you can become a competitive applicant for admission to these schools by knowing the required courses, information about clinical experiences, recommendation letters and admission tests, including important MCAT changes for 2015 that may affect your course selection. You also want to begin to reflect upon your personal characteristics and consider how these relate to being a health professional.
|Thurs., Feb 7||3:30 - 4:20 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
|Mon., March 4||4:00 - 4:50 p.m.||145 C Student Union|
|Tues., April 9||3:30 - 4:20 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
Financing a Medical/Dental Education
You are excited about the prospect of attending one of the professional health schools but are not sure how you will afford it! Additionally, you need to think about budgeting and living within your means. If this describes you, be sure to attend this workshop and receive valuable information regarding financing your advanced education. Experts from the Office of Financial Aid who specialize in medical and dental school aid will be speaking and detailed handouts will be distributed.
|Wed., Feb. 6||4:00 - 5:30 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
Writing the Personal Statement
Your personal statement for application to the professional health schools (medical, dental, veterinary, optometry) is required and an *important* piece of your total application. Learn the DOs and DON’Ts of writing an EFFECTIVE essay that reflects all you have to offer. Get an opportunity to read and critique samples of personal statements. A detailed handbook for reference will be distributed.
|Wed., Feb. 13||4:00 - 5:30 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
Preparing for Fall 2014 Application to the Professional Health Schools
Are you ready to apply for admission in Fall of 2014? Do you know what you need to do to submit a complete and competitive application? The Prehealth Committee process? The timelines? Get an overview of the APPLICATION CYCLE for ALL (medical, dental, optometry, podiatry, chiropractic, vet) the professional health schools for fall 2014. A detailed handbook will be distributed describing: your responsibilities, key deadlines, information regarding your personal statement, admissions' tests, etc. Important information for ALL applicants!
|Thurs., April 25||4:00 - 5:30 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
Prehealth Committee Student Information Meetings
The Prehealth Committee Student Meetings are designed to provide you with all you need to know for applying for a Prehealth Committee Letter and detail how the process will work. The application deadline is March 15, 2013, so be sure to attend one of these meetings to sign your intent card!
|Tues., Feb. 5||12:30 - 1:30 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
|Tues., Feb. 12||4:00 - 5:00 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
|Thur., Feb 28||2:00 - 3:00 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
|Mon., March 4||3:30 - 4:30 p.m.||145 A Student Union|
Last updated: March 15 2013 16:07:36.