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2020-01

Contains all seminars from January 2020.

Spring 2020 Pre-Health New Transfer Student Orientation

The Pre-Health Transfer Student Orientation is designed to provide detailed information to students who are new to Hunter College about the Pre-Health program. Are you considering a career in a health field (Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Podiatry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy )? Did you recently transfer to Hunter College and need some guidance on how to best prepare for the health professions graduate school? Start on the right track by attending our mandatory Spring 2020 transfer student orientation. You will learn how to register as a Pre-Health student, about our services, the different health professions schools' timelines, and academic requirements. 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. This information session is MANDATORY for new Pre-Health transfer students entering Hunter in Spring 2020.

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IV Training for Pre-Health Students

Come and learn how to administer an IV. IV stands for intravenous that is giving medicines or fluids through a needle or tube, which directly goes into a vein. Proper and successful insertion of IV places its own importance as it can even cause discomfort to the patient. This is a hands-on workshop. You will be given the opportunity to practice administering an IV. Seats are limited. RSVP TODAY.

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Letters Of Recommendation: Everything You Need To Know

This workshop will cover all aspects of letters of recommendation, including: -Why are letters of recommendation so important - What are the elements of a strong letter of recommendation - How to get strong letters of recommendation - Review of sample letters of recommendation -The importance of waiving your right to see the letters This workshop is a required application planning workshop.

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Weill Cornell Medicine Healthcare Policy & Research Program Information Session

Are you ready to impact the future of healthcare? Join us for an information session with Brian Carroll, Director of Education for Weill Cornell Medicine Healthcare Policy & Research Program. The M.S. program can be completed in just one year. Many students enroll in our program as a gap year between medical school to develop and cultivate their research techniques as well as to build and strengthen their real-world skills and networks in the healthcare industry. Scholarships are available. There are three academic tracks in: 1. Health Policy and Economics trains students to become leading policy analysts and researchers working to identify the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance, and deliver high quality healthcare. 2. Health Informatics is the application of information science and information technology in the service of better health and better healthcare. We study, develop, and, improve innovative information technologies in healthcare. To apply these information technologies effectively, we also study human and organizational behaviors. 3. Biostatistics and Data Science provides top-class training in biostatistics, as well as the analytic techniques used in data science to prepare students for the data-driven challenges of today's world.

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Community Service Volunteering for Pre-Health Students

Neha Surender, the Let's Get Ready College Access Managing Director will discuss the importance of community service and will be recruiting volunteers for the program. Let's Get Ready is an educational non-profit offering SAT preparation and application counseling to high school students from underrepresented backgrounds. Volunteers will be trained to serve as tutors and mentors.

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Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Environmental Health Research Program

PrIMER trainees commit to a two-year program beginning June before their junior year through December of their senior year. Trainees are paired with a Columbia University faculty member who serves as a research and academic mentor throughout the program.

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Pre-Health Group Advising 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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Bioethics Speaker Event: New York Times Bestselling Author Dr. Mathew McCarthy

Join the Society of Bioethics and Medicine for our first event of the semester! The event will be a discussion of the ethical challenges of superbugs with Dr. Mathew McCarthy.

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Study Abroad 101 for Pre-Health Students

As future health professionals, you will need to be broadly-educated, mature, adaptable citizens who have had significant experience in the world beyond the classroom. Study abroad is an ideal opportunity for Pre-Health students to develop some of the skills and attitudes that are necessary for the practice of medicine—adaptability, self-reliance, and sensitivity to other cultures. Study abroad offers Pre-Health students a unique chance to observe diverse health care systems, explore different cultural attitudes towards health and healing, and often, to gain volunteer experience in a unique healthcare setting while earning college credits. Join us for this information session to explore study abroad opportunities available to Hunter College Pre-Health students.

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Time management for Applicants: from Application Submission to Applicant Interviews

The application process for medical, dental, optometry and veterinary school takes about a full year, and application planning and time management will play a key role in your success as an applicant. Staying on a schedule can increase your chances of gaining admission. One of the critical pieces of advice students should follow is to apply early.

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Stem Study Skills for Pre-Health Student

How many times have you said, “I studied so hard for that test!” Please join us if you want to learn how to turn your hard work into stellar grades.

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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. This workshop is designed to ensure students learn the basic information and can begin meeting the requirements for competitive application.

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Pre-Health Group Advising for Transfer Student

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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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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IV Training for Pre-Health Students

Come and learn how to administer an IV. IV stands for intravenous that is giving medicines or fluids through a needle or tube, which directly goes into a vein. Proper and successful insertion of IV places its own importance as it can even cause discomfort to the patient.

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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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Becoming a Competitive Applicant

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson-Anstey, Assistant Dean at Weill Cornell Medicine and Hunter College alum, will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the medical school admissions process, being a competitive applicant and personal statement.

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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. If you are planning to apply for volunteering, internships and research opportunities, this workshop is for you.

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How to Pursue Research Opportunities for Pre-Health Students

We will discuss the importance of research and how to find research opportunities. "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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Academic Recovery 101 for Pre-Health Students: How to Come Back From a Challenging Semester

Did your Fall 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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