Title: How to Create An Outstanding Pre-Health Profile
Description: Former Hunter Alum Dr. Marissa Lombardo will discuss ways to help you develop a competitive Pre- Health portfolio.
Dr. Lombardo is a Internal Medicine Resident at New York Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell Medical Center.
Description: Hunter Pre-Health advisers will hold a group advising sessions for students with pre-Health questions. This session will be held in a classroom setting and will allow students to collectively ask questions of the pre-health advising team and to learn from their pre-Health peers. All are welcome, especially first-year and transfer students!
Title: 2017-2018 Committee Letter Application Workshop--Last Workshop of the Cycle
Description: The Committee Letter workshop organized by the Pre-Health Office to provide each applicant or re-applicant with valuable information about preparing your Committee Letter Application and your medical, dental or veterinary school application. This includes guidelines for preparing Personal Statements and other parts of the application. These guidelines are presented to help applicants to craft their personal statements and other parts of their Committee Letter Application.
In order to submit a Committee Letter Application and receive either a committee letter or letter packet you must attend one of the workshops. This is MANDATORY for all first-time applicants as well as Re-Applicants who would like to have previously submitted Committee Letters updated.
Title: Everything You Need to Know about Being a Pre-Health Student
Description: This workshop is geared towards students who are interested in going on to professional health care programs of medicine, dentistry, optometry, veterinary and podiatric medicine. This workshop is designed to ensure students learn the basic information and can begin meeting the requirements for competitive application. Topics include:
• Academic Expectations
• Prerequisite courses
• How to develop your Pre-Health Portfolio
• Characteristics of a Competitive Applicant
To register with the Pre-Health Advising Office and to start a Pre-Health file, your attendance is REQUIRED.
Title: American Red Cross at Hunter College Volunteer Orientation
Description: The American Red Cross at Hunter College will host an info-session for Pre-Health students. The event will provide information on opportunities for community outreach. You will receive Red Cross volunteer hours for attending this meeting, Information to register with us will be included below. It is recommended to complete registration as soon as possible to begin accumulating hours. The registration includes an online orientation where you will learn about the Red Cross mission and some information on some of volunteers opportunities. We will have plenty of these opportunities available for you to RSVP to for the weeks following the meeting. These opportunities include; Volunteer work in Disaster Services, Home Fire Preparedness training, Psychological First Aid, Soup Kitchens, Blood Drives, Mass Care and Sheltering. We will explain how each of these events helps in the betterment of those in our communities. We're looking forward to meeting you!
Title: How to Write an Effective Personal Statement
Description: This workshop will teach you how to write an effective personal statement for your medical school applications. The workshop will review the reasons why the personal statement is an important aspect of the AMCAS application, and why you need to devote your time to planning, writing, and editing the statement well in advance of the AMCAS due date. The workshop will also show you how you can best present yourself to the medical admissions staff through your writing. We will review tips for what to avoid in the personal statement as well as tips for what to definitely include. We will also provide examples of well written personal statements and specifically cover how to format your essay and include it in the AMCAS.
Description: Learning how to effectively manage your time will be one of the most important skills you will need to acquire in order to be successful. Reducing anxiety and procrastination, eliminating cramming, increasing motivation, and gaining extra time are a few of the many advantages of learning how to effectively manage time. Join us for this workshop that will help you to maximize your time. This workshop is strongly recommended for students who are strongly recommended for all Pre-Health students.
Description: Would you like to hear how your peers prepared for the MCAT? The Post-Bacc Community will be hosting Annual MCAT panel. EVERYONE is welcome - undergrads and post-baccs alike!
We'll outline the details of the exam, registration, and scoring of the NEW MCAT and then open up the floor to our panel, which will feature students that have taken both the old and new versions.
These panelists have a wide variety of backgrounds and prepared for the MCAT in different ways. They'll discuss their approaches (study methods, prep courses, practice tests, etc.), best practices, and things they wish they had done differently. Also, food will be provided!
Title: Spring 2017 Pre-Health New Student Orientation
Description: The Pre-Health New Student Orientation is designed to provide detailed information to students who are new to Hunter College about the Pre-Health program.
This orientation is intended for new students who will enter Hunter College in Spring 2017 and are planning to apply to Medical, Dental, Optometry, Podiatry or Veterinary school.
Join us to meet the Pre-Health advising staff and learn what you need to do NOW to start building a strong application to professional school.