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Overcoming Procrastination for Pre-Health Students

Do you find that you are frequently procrastinating assignments, studying for MCAT, DAT and important tasks? Is it a challenge to manage competing academic demands, while staying on top of assignments? If so, you are not alone.

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Pre-Vet Club Meeting

This is our first Spring 2020 meeting. Come and network with current and new members, learn about summer opportunities, GRE preparation, and the veterinary school application process. Pizza will be served.

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Scribe America Information Session

Join AMSA for an information session about clinical opportunities with Scribe America. ScribeAmerica was established in 2003, is a provider of medical scribes to hospitals and medical practices.

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Pre-Health Group Advising

Hunter Pre-health advisers will hold a group advising session 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 students!

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AMSA Presents: How to Get an A in Biology I and II

Join the Hunter College chapter of the American Medical Student Association for this presentation which will be led by two students who successfully completed the introductory Biology course sequence with a grade of A.

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Professionalism 101 for Pre-Health Students

This workshop teaches you professional etiquette that will help you to be successful in your academic and professional life.

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New York Medical College Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences Information Session

Join us for a presentation with Pam Suett, who is the Director of Recruitment at our School of Health Sciences and Practice and Catherine Ashton Yankou, graduate programs recruiter and advisor at New York Medical College. They will address questions regarding that school’s programs which include the Doctor of Physical Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology and Public Health programs.

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Naloxone Training for Pre-Health Students

Naloxone administration is an emergency intervention to prevent opioid overdose. Pre-Health students will get hands-on experience, gain some knowledge about the current opioid crisis and learn how they may help people in their communities. It is also a great experience to include on your health professions graduate school applications. This training will be conducted by the Manhattan Staten Island Area Health Education Center.

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Community Service 101 for Pre-Health Students

This event will provide information on opportunities for community service. 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. This is a required pre-health workshop.

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Gift of Life Volunteer Infomration Session

Come and learn about Gift of Life's mission, volunteer opportunities, how to be more involved with the club, and most importantly, how you can help us to swab potential donors for the bone marrow registry. This looks great on your CV/resume and is a very low time commitment with a huge reward! Most importantly, lunch will be served. We hope to see you all there!

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Pre-Health Organization FDNY CPR Training

We're excited to announce that the Pre-Health Organization will be having a CPR training session hosted by NYC's Fire Department. Come learn the basics of this very important life-saving technique from the FDNY!

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AMSA Presents: America Needs You Fellowship Program Information Session

The Hunter College chapter of the American Medical Student Association will be hosting an information session about the America Needs You Fellowship Program, open to current Freshman.

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Music is Medicine Club Meeting

Join Music is Medicine for an interest meeting to discover how you can connect your passion for music with community service. Members of the club perform for patients in the hospital with the goal of alleviating patient stress and brightening the hospital atmosphere.

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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series # 1

The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University’s Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series. This Basic Workshops provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence. Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others’ perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning. Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence. You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.

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Salus University-the Pennsylvania College of Optometry Information Session

Salus University's Office of Admissions will discuss the application process for the optometry, public health and physician assistant programs, ways for applicants to better prepare for the process and also what makes Salus University's programs unique.

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Dental Student Speaker Series: Jessica Pinkhasov and Danielle Rays

Jessica Pinkhasov and Danielle Rays are Hunter College alums and dentists in training. They are currently in their first year of dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine.

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Personal Statement and Experiences Workshop

The experiences and personal statement sections of your common application bridge the gap between a description of you as a scientist and humanitarian and the metrics provided by your test scores and GPA.

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Time management for Pre-Health Students

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.

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Bioethics and oSTEM Collaboration Debate Event: LGBTQ+ and Health

Join the Society of Bioethics and Medicine and oSTEM for our first debate of the semester!

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Preparing and Applying To Podiatry Schools

The field of Podiatry has changed dramatically over the last decade and if you are interested in learning more about Podiatric Medicine, you should plan on attending this workshop.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Information Session

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of the oldest schools of public health and has ranked as the #1 School of Public Health for the last 25 years.

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NYU Grossman School of Medicine Admissions Talk with Dean Joseph Ravenell

Join us for an admissions information session with a Dean at NYU School of Medicine.

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Student Doctor Speaker Series-Marie Mazzeo

Join us for an engaging online discussion with Marie Mazzeo.

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Pharmacy Career Planning 101- How to become a Pharmacist

Join us for a pharmacy information session. Come and learn about Touro College Of Pharmacy. Topics to be covered include: • Top 10 reasons to pursue a PharmD career • Careers options and earnings potential for PharmD • Touro College of Pharmacy’s unique 2.5/1.5 program • Pre-requisite courses and admissions requirements

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Prestigious Scholarships 101 for Pre-Health Students

Come to hear about fellowship opportunities and why they are important to your future as a scientist and health professional. Stephen Lassonde, Director of Hunter’s Office of Prestigious Scholarships & Fellowships will discuss individual fellowships, internships, and the elements of the application process.

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Health Policy Speaker Series: Dr. William L. Schpero-The Economics of Pandemic

Joins us for a health policy talk with Dr. William L. Schpero, an Assistant Professor in the division of Health Policy and Economics Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College. He studies Medicaid and the health care safety net in the United States. Through his research, he aims to inform federal and state policy, as well as the work of health care providers and organizations that serve vulnerable and high-need, high-cost patient populations. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University and his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College. Talk Topics: • 1. The Economics of Pandemic Response • 2. Health Care Spending in the United States: Why Are We Such An Outlier? Strongly recommended for 2020-2021 & 2021-2022 applicants. The topics discussed will help you to prepare for upcoming applicant interviews.

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Financing Your Medical School Education

LaVerne Walker from The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Financial Aid Office will present detailed information about the costs of attending medical school, and information will be presented about resources and scholarships that can help you finance your medical or other health professional education. Topics include: The Financial Aid Process Medical School Costs & Budget Determining Financial Aid Awards Categories of Financial Aid Medical School Debt This is a required application planning workshop.

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2020-2021 Committee Letter and Letter Packet Applicants Pre-Health Group Advising Online Session

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for 2020-2021 Committee Letter and Letter Packet applicants to address your concerns regarding test-taking(MCAT, DAT &OAT), the application timeline, and Committee Letter decisions and letter writer assignments.

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Dissecting the Optometry (OPTOMCAS) Application Process: Packaging yourself for Success

This presentation will cover the anatomy of the dental school application process. You will receive insights on the application process from a successful 2019-2020 optometry applicant, who received acceptances to SUNY Optometry and Pennsylvania College of Optometry - Salus University. Target audience: 2020-2021 applicants.

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Doctor Speaker Series-Jack Liu, MD

Join us for an engaging discussion with Hunter College alum and Yalow Scholar Jack Liu. Jack is currently a fourth-year medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Jack will begin his residency at Montefiore/Einstein in general surgery.

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Dissecting the AMCAS application of A Successful Applicant: Packaging yourself for success

This presentation will cover the anatomy of an AMCAS application. You will receive insights on the application process from a successful 2019-2020 applicant to medical school who has been accepted to several medical schools which include, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Duke University School of Medicine, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. Target audience: 2020-2021 & 2021-2022 applicants

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Preparing Your Secondary Essays for Health Profession Applications

This online workshop will cover everything you need to know about writing your secondary essays for medical, dental, vet, or other health profession applications, including: Why secondary essays are a critical component of your health profession application, •A review of common secondary essay questions, • Tips for how to write effective secondary essays, •Tips for what to avoid in writing your secondary essays, •Organizing the completion of your secondary essays, and •The timing for submitting your secondary essays. Sample secondary essays will be reviewed and copies will be available. This is a required application planning workshop for Committee Letter and Letter Packet recipients.

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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series # 1

The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University’s Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series. This Basic Workshops provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence. Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others’ perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning. Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence. You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.

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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series #3

The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University’s Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series. This Basic Workshops provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence. Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others’ perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning. Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence. You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.

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Pharmacy Career Planning 101- How to become a Pharmacist

Join us for a pharmacy information session. Come and learn about Touro College Of Pharmacy.

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MD-PhD talk with Hunter Alums

Join us for an MD-PhD talk with Hunter alums Stephanie Azzopardi and George Zakusilo from The Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program ( Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering). Come and have your questions about the MD-PhD process answered.

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online

Hunter Pre-health advisors will hold an online group advising session for students with pre-health questions.

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Student Doctor Speaker Series-Ubayed Muhith

Hunter Alum Ubayed Muhith is a first-year medical student at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Health Professions Speaker Series: Hunter Alum and Yalow Scholar Nayab Khan

Nayab Khan is a first-year student at New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

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Multiple Mini and CASPer Interviews: How to Prepare

A growing number of medical, dental, pharmacy and osteopathic schools of medicine use the Multiple Mini Interview or CASPer methods of selecting applicants to their program.

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Creating Your Application School List

Each applicant's medical list will be different. Creating one goes beyond metrics. As a prospective student, you should take into account the location, the programs they offer, tuition cost as well as their mission statement. Learn how to construct your school list when the time comes to make your school selections.

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The Royal Veterinary College, University of London Information Session

The Royal Veterinary College is one of the world’s leading specialist institutions of veterinary medicine, biosciences and veterinary nursing.

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Doctor Speaker Series: Gloria Felix, MD

Join us for a discussion with Hunter Alum and former Hunter MAPS President Gloria Felix.

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online Session for Transfer Students

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for transfer students. This session will cover the requirements for a Pre-Health file, Committee Letter and address any other questions or concerns you may have. Many successful Pre-Health students begin their careers at the community or other colleges and universities. We strongly encourage you to get involved in the Hunter College Pre-Health community.

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Dissecting the Veterinary (VMCAS) Application Process: Packaging yourself for Success

This presentation will cover the anatomy of the veterinary application process.

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University of Rochester School of Medicine Early Assurance Program Application Workshop

This workshop will assist students who are interested in applying to the University of Rochester School of Medicine’s Early Assurance Program (Rochester EAP).

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How to Pursue Research Opportunities for Pre-Health Students

"Research is highly valued at top-tier schools. Without a research background, some applicants will be screened out of interviews, even though they have good grades and a solid MCAT score. However, a student with a research background will likely be perceived by admissions committee members as inquisitive and willing to think creatively."

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New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Presentation

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the Osteopathic medical school admissions process.

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Doctor Speaker Series-Wenona Lok, DO

Join us for an engaging discussion with Hunter College alum Wenona Lok.

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Dental Student Speaker Series: Hunter Alum and Muse Scholar Danielle Rays

Danielle Rays is Hunter College Alum and former Muse Scholar.

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Pre-Health Research Journal Club Meeting

Have your summer research programs, shadowing experiences, and internships all been canceled? Joining the Pre-Health Journal Club this summer is a great way for you to still enhance your resume while also building knowledge on scientific discoveries!

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online

Hunter Pre-health advisors will hold an online group advising session 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 students!

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Pre-Health Professions Advising Q & A Session for Accepted Students interested in Healthcare Careers

Hunter Pre-Health advisors and current Pre-Health students will hold an online Q & A Session for accepted students who will be attending Hunter College starting in Fall 2020.

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Early Assurance Programs Panel Discussion

Join us for an informative panel discussion with students who were accepted in their sophomore year to medical school through early assurance programs such as FlexMed, Rochester Early Assurance Program, and SUNY Downstate Early Medical Education program.

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Arizona College of Optometry Information Session

Senior Admissions Counselor, Rebekah Godsil of Arizona College of Optometry will discuss admissions requirements and the application process.

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Networking 101 for Pre-Health Professionals

The ability to network effectively is key to your success as a Pre-Health student. Networking 101 will help you to learn how to present yourself effectively in classes, in interviews, business/social settings or simply when you walk into a room.

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Veterinary Student Speaker Series: Magdalena Maggie Marcinczyk

Join us for an engaging discussion with Magdalena (Maggie) Marcinczyk.

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Hunter to Harvard Talk with David Iskhakov

Join us for an engaging discussion with David Iskhakov.

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Pre-Health Group Advising for 2020-2021 Committee Letter Applicants

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for 2020-2021 Committee Letter and Letter Packet applicants to address your concerns regarding test-taking(MCAT, DAT &OAT), the application timeline, and Committee Letter decisions and letter writer assignments.

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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Presentation

Jennifer Mailey is the Director of Admissions at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Everything You Need to Know about Being a Pre-Health Student

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.

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Successful Applicants Panel Discussion

Are you a Pre-Med, Pre-MD-PhD or Pre-Dental student? Are you wondering what it takes to get into medical or dental school?

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Networking 101 for Pre-Health Professionals

The ability to network effectively is key to your success as a Pre-Health student. Networking 101 will help you to learn how to present yourself effectively in classes, in interviews, business/social settings or simply when you walk into a room.

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Long Island University College of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Presentation

Join us for an information session with Karen Dyer Inzana, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Neurology) Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Assessment at LIU College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online

Hunter Pre-health advisors will hold an online group advising session 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 students!

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Georgetown University Medical Center Master of Science in Systems Medicine Information Session

Join us for an information session about the Master of Science in Systems Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. Systems medicine is an emerging biomedical field that relies on systems biology approaches and tools in solving biomedical problems.

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NYU's College of Global Public Health Master of Arts in Bioethics program Information Session

Daniel Fogal, Asst. Prof. at NYU's College of Global Public Health Bioethics program will discuss this great gap year opportunity.

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When and How to Write the AMCAS Disadvantaged Statement Essay Workshop

Are you a disadvantaged applicant to medical school? How do you know if you fit this description? This workshop will discuss the AMCAS Disadvantaged Essay, what constitutes being disadvantaged, and how to write this short essay if you consider yourself disadvantaged.

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Pre-Health Group Advising for 2020-2021 Committee Letter Applicants

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for 2020-2021 Committee Letter and Letter Packet applicants to address your concerns regarding transcript submission, practice test scores, test-taking (MCAT, DAT &OAT), the application timeline, and Committee Letter writer assignments.

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The COVID-19 Essay: How to Write a Strong Response to this New Prompt

AACOMAS, AADSAS, and OPTCOMCAS have all added a new prompt that asks you how your path to medical, dental, or optometry school has been impacted by COVID-19.

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Multiple Mini and CASPer Interviews: How to Prepare

A growing number of medical, dental, pharmacy and osteopathic schools of medicine use the Multiple Mini Interview or CASPer methods of selecting applicants to their program.

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online

Hunter Pre-health advisors will hold an online group advising session 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 students!

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Resume Writing 101 for Pre-Health Students

Resume writing and networking are vital skills for advancing your professional and academic career. Learn how to show off your experience and connect with people who can guide you on your professional path.

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online Session for Transfer Students

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for transfer students.

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Everything You Need to Know about Being a Pre-Health Student

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.

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Effective Communication for Pre-Health Students

Effective communication is an important skill all future healthcare professionals should have.

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Academic Recovery 101 for Pre-Health Students: How to Come Back from a Challenging Semester

Did your Fall and Spring semester meet your expectations? If not, join us for this workshop that will help you to create a plan to become a more successful student.

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Time Management for Pre-Health Students

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.

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Networking 101 for Pre-Health Professionals

The ability to network effectively is key to your success as a Pre-Health student. Networking 101 will help you to learn how to present yourself effectively in classes, in interviews, business/social settings or simply when you walk into a room.

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Professionalism 101 for Pre-Health Students

This workshop teaches you professional etiquette that will help you to be successful in your academic and professional life.

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Stress Management for Pre-Health Students

As a pre-health student, stress is an unavoidable part of life. Academics, volunteer hours, extracurricular activities—it all adds up. Unfortunately, many students don’t manage stress well—and struggle as a result.

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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Presentation

John Nwafor, Associate Director of Admissions at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as the veterinary school admissions process and being a competitive applicant and personal statement.

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Metaculus Pandemic Project Information Session

Join the Metaculus Pandemic Project! Metaculus Pandemic Project is delivering pro-bono forecasting and modeling resources to public health and policy professionals.

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Interviewing 101 for Pre-Health Student

Learn the skills you will need to perform well in interviews for clinical volunteering experiences, research assistant positions, medical assistant positions, and others.

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Pre-Health Research Journal Club Meeting

Joins us for the first meeting of the Pre-Health Research Journal Club.

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Prestigious Scholarships 101 for Pre-Health Students

Come to hear about fellowship opportunities and why they are important to your future as a scientist and health professional.

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Pre-Health Sophomore Class Meeting

This meeting is required for rising pre-health sophomores.

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Pre-Health Group Advising Online Session for Transfer Students

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for transfer students. This session will cover the requirements for a Pre-Health file, Committee Letter and address any other questions or concerns you may have.

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Opportunities to Explore During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Join us to learn about various opportunities you can explore during the pandemic.

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Academic Recovery 101 for Pre-Health Students: How to Come Back From a Challenging Semester

Did your Fall and Spring semester meet your expectations? If not, join us for this workshop that will help you to create a plan to become a more successful student.

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Time management for Pre-Health Students

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.

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Exploring Health Professions: Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Join us in exploring careers in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Audiologists treat those with hearing loss and proactively prevent related damage.

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Pre-Health Research Journal Club Meeting

Join us for our second official meeting of the Pre-Health Research Journal Club!

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Medical School Secondary Applications Advising Session

Join us for a Zoom Medical School Secondary Applications Advising session with successful applicant Sunny Chung.

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Pre-Health Purple Hawk Summer Book Club -Book #2 : Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

Join us to discuss the second book we are reading this summer, Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic by Matt McCarthy

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