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Seminars

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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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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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2018

This folder contains seminars for all the months of 2018.

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