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Seminars

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Free Exam I Review for General Chemistry II

PEIL Chemistry Tutoring will be hosting a free introductory review session to help students prepare for the upcoming exam in Chem 104. The review session will be held this Sunday, February 28th, from 1-4 pm.

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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Information Session

Join us for an admissions presentation on Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with John Nwafor, Associate Director of Admissions. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) proudly accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE) offers you much more than a path to animal practice. It unlocks a much larger world of far-reaching career opportunities in veterinary medicine, from companion and exotic animal care, to research that could affect animal and human health on a global scale. From general practitioners, to researchers, and more, there's a world of possibilities out there to explore.

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Can The Doctor Say No When The Patient Says "YES"?

Join Dr. Rosamond Rhodes from the Department of Bioethics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to discuss questions that physicians often face: Can the doctor say "No" when the patient says "YES"? Can doctors refuse to provide patients with what they want? This event is great for students interested in any medical field. Refreshments will be served!

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New England College of Optometry Admissions Presentation

Join the Pre-Optometry Society of Hunter College for an information session with a representative from the New England College of Optometry in Boston! You will Learn: -The Requirements for Optometry School Admission -Tips on Becoming a Competitive Applicant This will be a great opportunity to meet and network with an Admission Representative and ask any questions you may have! Refreshments will be provided.

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Health Professions (Medical and Dental) Scholarship Program Information Session

Christiaan Taylor will discuss scholarship opportunities for medical(MD or DO) and dental students. For students planning to attend Medical and Dental School, the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) offers an outstanding opportunity for financial support. In addition, the government will pay full tuition, books, fees, computer rental, and other required expenses to the Medical School of their choice within the United States or Puerto Rico.

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Pre-Vet Volunteer Opportunities Information Session

Ellen Gunzel, the Outreach Coordinator for a local animal rescue called In Our Hands Rescue will discuss volunteer opportunities for Pre-vet students. She will be starting at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in August and will also answer any questions students may have about the veterinary school application process.

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New York Presbyterian Queens Volunteer Information Session

Jacqueline Cahill, the Director of Volunteer Services at New York Presbyterian Queens will discuss and recruit students for clinical volunteer opportunities.

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Weill Cornell Medical College Admissions Presentation

Elizabeth A. Wilson-Anstey is a former Hunter College Alum and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Weill Cornell Medical College. She will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the medical school admissions process, being a competitive applicant and personal statement. We strongly recommend that students who are planning to apply in the upcoming application cycle attend this event.

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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. She will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the veterinary school admissions process, being a competitive applicant and personal statement. We strongly recommend that students who are planning to apply to vet school in the upcoming application cycle attend this event.

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The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Monica Goldklang

Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Monica Goldklang. Dr. Goldklang is a pulmonologist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center. She will discuss her career, how to survive medical school and be successful in your career.

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FREE MCAT Practice Test at Hunter College

How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test given under the same testing conditions as the actual exams. You'll learn about the endurance and skill needed to score high on the MCAT, and you'll get a personalized score report that shows your strengths and weaknesses.

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Bioethics talk with Dr. Paul Cummins

Are you interested in bioethical issues? Dr. Paul Cummins from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will speak about kidney transplantation and Jehovah's Witnesses who refuse transfusion. This is event is great for students interested in any medical field. Lunch will be served!

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University of Rochester Medical School Early Assurance Program Information Session

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) offers an Early Assurance Program (EAP) to a select group of highly qualified college sophomores who attend Hunter College. The EAP offers a conditional acceptance to URMC following the successful completion of your four-year undergraduate degree. Academically qualified sophomore undergraduates may apply in May and June following the completion of their sophomore year and will not be required to take the MCAT exam. •Formal Clerkships begin in March of your 1st year in medical school. •Home of the Biopsychosocial model – a holistic view of the patient. •Rochester is in the top 15% of primary care schools that also rank in the top 25% of research-intensive medical schools. •Combined degree programs: MD/MBA, MD/PhD, as well as Master’s degree programs in Public Health Sciences, Neurobiology & Anatomy •5 Certificate Pathways: Medical Education, Latino Health, Clinical Ethics and/or Humanities, Deaf Health and Global Health

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The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Richard Mark White, M.D/Ph.D.

Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Richard White. Dr. White is a physician-scientist who holds a clinical appointment on the Gastrointestinal Oncology Service and a research appointment in the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Hunter College Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program Acknowledgment Ceremony

Join us in acknowledging the achievements of Hunter College Pre-Health Post Baccalaureate Program students. This ceremony is to recognize Post Baccs who are completing or have completed the certificate program. The event is open to the whole PB certificate program Community. New Fall 2016 Post Bacc certificate program students are strongly encouraged to attend to get a deeper sense of the program- see students who are on the other side and hear about their experiences. Welcome: Dr. Lon S. Kaufman Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Hunter College Keynote Speaker: Dr. George F. Heinrich, Associate Dean for Admissions & Special Programs, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Ceremony: 6:00-7:00 pm Refreshments: 7:00-8:00pm Please RSVP by May 13th.

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AMCAS 101 – Everything You Need to Know About AMCAS

Join us for a session hosted by the AAMC to have all your AMCAS related questions answered. Students applying in the current cycle are strongly encouraged to attend.

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How to Write an Effective Personal Statement

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.

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Pre-Health Discussion Forum: Patents & Pills, Prices & Profits

Discussion Questions: 1. Should the US introduce some form of price regulation for medicines? If so, how? 2. Intellectual property protections - mainly in the form of patents - are supposed to create incentives for innovation - including drug development. How well do you think this is working? Are there any possible alternatives to the current model? Readings: a. Scannell J. Four Reasons Drugs Are Expensive, Of Which Two Are False. Forbes.com October 13, 2015. https://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2015/10/13/four-reasons-drugs-are-expensive-of-which-two-are-false/#767128974c3b b. Light D, Lexchin J. Foreign free riders and the high price of US medicines BMJ 2005:331:958-60. http://www.bmj.com/content/331/7522/958.full.pdf c. Schrag D. The Price Tag on Progress — Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer. N Engl J Med 2004;351(4):317-319. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMp048143 d. Lakdawalla DN,Goldman DP,Michaud PC, Sood N. US Pharmaceutical Policy In A Global Marketplace. Health Affairs 2009;28(1):w138- w150. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/28/1/w138.long

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Pre-Health Research Initiative Seminar Series:

Join us for our second seminar of the semester. We will go over how to write a proper email to a lab or clinic of interest. The event will be structured in a workshop style focusing on your personal needs. Make sure to bring a laptop so you can take part. Refreshments will be served.”

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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. We strongly recommend that students who are planning to apply in the upcoming application cycle attend this event.

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Sackler School of Medicine Admissions Presentation

Join us for an admissions presentation from Sackler School of Medicine with Barbara Kugel, Director of Academic & Alumni Affairs. The Sackler School of Medicine New York State/American Program of Tel Aviv University is a partnership between the United States and Israel that has existed since 1976. The program has trained approximately two thousand talented men and women who have become some of the finest physicians in the world. The program, which is a four-year course of study, is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York State and accredited by the State of Israel. It welcomes qualified citizens or permanent residents of the United States and Canada. Students are taught in English, and class size is limited to 63 students per class. Topics include: 1. Sackler SOM history 2. Program specifics – admissions, FA, curriculum, schedule 3. Electives in the US 4. The Match and Residency in the US 5. Q&A

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Internship and Research Resume Workshop

The Pre-Health Professions Advising office will be hosting a resume workshop for students applying to summer internships and research programs. Bring your laptop.

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Pre-Health Group Advising

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 students!

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AMSA Presents: How To Get An A In Organic Chemistry

Join AMSA as we go over key tips in obtaining A's in Organic Chemistry. The discussion will be held by three Organic Chemistry Peer Teachers Assistants who obtained A's in both Organic Chemistry 1 and 2. This meeting will be especially helpful to students who are currently taking Organic Chemistry 1/ 2 or who plan to take the course in the near future.

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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

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Effective Communication for Pre-Health Students

Effective communication is an important skill all future healthcare professionals should have. Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill and learning how we can improve our communication has many benefits. Learn how to communicate more effectively, and how to improve your written and oral communication skills.

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2016-06

This folder contains all seminars from June 2016.

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Prestigious Scholarships Information Session for Pre-Health Sophomores

Sophomore year is a crucial time for students to explore opportunities that will strengthen their pre-health credentials portfolio. Join us for a presentation 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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2016-08

This folder contains all seminars for August 2016.

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2016-07

This folder contains all seminars from July 2016.

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2016-10

This folder contains all seminars for October 2016.

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2016-09

This folder contains all seminars for September 2016.

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2016-11

Contains all seminars for the month of November 2016.

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2016-12

Contains all seminars for the month of December 2016.

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2017-01

This folder holds all seminars for the month of January 2017

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2017-02

Contains all seminars for February 2017.

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2017-03

This folder contains all seminars for March 2017.

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2017-04

Contains all seminars for April 2017.

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2017-05

Contains all seminars for May 2017.

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2017-06

Contains all seminars for June 2017.

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2017-07

Contains all seminars from July 2017.

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2017-08

Contains all seminars for August 2017.

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2017-10

Contains all seminars for October 2017.

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2017-09

Contains all seminars for September 2017.

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2017-11

Contains all seminars for November 2017.

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2017-12

Contains all seminars for December 2017.

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2018-01

Contains all seminars for January 2018.

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2018-02

Contains all seminars for February 2018.

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2018-03

Contains all seminars for March 2018.

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2018-04

Contains all seminars for April 2018.

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2018-05

Contains all seminars for May 2018.

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2018-06

Contains all seminars for June 2018.

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2018-07

Contains all seminars from July 2018.

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2018-08

Contains all seminars for August 2018.

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2018-09

Contains all seminars from September 2018.

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2018-10

Contains all seminars for October 2018.

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2018-11

Contains all seminars from November 2018.

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2018-12

Contains all seminars from December 2018.

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2019-10

Contains all seminars for October 2019.

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2019-11

Contains all seminars from November 2019.

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2019-12

Contains all seminars for December 2019.

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2016-05

This folder contains all seminars for May 2016.

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2022

This folder contains folders for all months of 2022.

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2021

Contains folders for all months in 2021.

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2020

This folder contains all months for 2020.

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2019

Contains all months of seminars for 2019.

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