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ADEA GoDental Newsletter:
Happy New Year!

2015

10 Things Predental Students Should Do In the New Year
Welcome to 2015! The holidays are over, and classes are beginning again—there are so many things to consider, especially as you think about your next steps as a predental student. You know that you’re interested in dentistry, but what should you be doing now to make your dreams a reality?

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Registration for the 2015 ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair is NOW OPEN

The 2015 ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair for Predental Students and Advisors offers students interested in dentistry the chance to meet dental school admissions officers from over 40 U.S. dental schools and attend interactive presentations that will help them be successful applicants.

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Decision Day Part III: Next steps for those who received offers

Did you receive an offer of admission on "Decision Day"? Now that the glow of December 1 has died down, there are some things you need to do to ensure everything progresses smoothly, as every offer of admission is a contingent offer.

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Thinking about enrolling in a Postbaccalaureate Program?

Find out if a postbaccalaureate program is the right next step for you in your path to becoming a dentist.

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Practitioner Profile: Practicing to Teaching—Why academic dentistry is my calling

"I knew I wanted to be a dentist from a young age, but sometimes our most thoroughly thought-out plans don’t come to fruition. I never thought I would find my true passion in educating future dentists, but I am so thankful to have found my niche."

Do you have a dentist you think should be featured here? Contact godental@adea.org with your nomination!

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events
Yes, it’s true—we now have a dedicated events page just for you! We’ll be adding events as time goes on, but check it out today and email us your feedback!

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SMDEP
Don’t miss your chance: Apply to the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) today! The application deadline is quickly approaching, so act now!

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U.S. News Magazine ranked Dentistry as the #1 profession and Dental Hygiene as the #5 profession overall for 2015!

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UW Health Informatics and Health Information Management Application Workshop – 1/27/15

*APPLICATION WORKSHOP*

HEALTH INFORMATICS

AND HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

(HIHIM)

Date Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Time 3:30 – 4:30pm (Current UW Students)

5:00 – 6:00pm (Transfer applicants)

Location UW Tower

4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE

Visitors Dining Room/Mezzanine

Parking UW Tower Garage

Come to this information meeting and:

 Discuss the application deadline and process.

 Get step by step instructions on how to fill out the

HIHIM application form.

 And more!

RSVP

RSVP by Friday, January 23rd

Email: advisers@pce.uw.edu

Health Informatics and Health Information Management University of Washington, Box 359455

Web: http://www.healthinformationmanagement.uw.edu/

Ph: 206-543-8810

Fx: 206-543-8609

2014-15_HIHIM_Application_Workshop_2_flyer.pdf

Free MCAT 2015 Practice Test Announcement

Dear Pre-Med Students,

Altius Test Prep is offering a FREE PRACTICE MCAT EXAM. This will be 1/2 length and cover the MCAT 2015 material. This is a great opportunity to get a look at what the new test will be like and see questions on the new material for MCAT 2015. Altius Test Prep has created 10 FULL LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS that will match MCAT 2015 in content and question type. Altius exams were created with the help of over 40 Ph.D.’s using the same double-blind, peer reviewed, standardized development process used by the AAMC. Because they are standardized we believe our tests will be STATISTICALLY IDENTICAL to the real MCAT.

When: Saturday, January 24th from 9:00am-2:00pm Where: Physics & Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A110 (Bring Laptop)

Sponsored by the Physics Club

Please RSVP totodd<mailto:toddtodd<mailto:todd</mailto:

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Adviser, Science Division

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment, call Advising & Counseling Center: 206-546-4559

Room 2814

I work at Shoreline CC on Mondays and Wednesdays and some Fridays.

I work at the U of Washington on Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Fridays.

One Night Count Youth Survey needs volunteers

Count Us In is our community’s count of homeless and unstably housed young people ages 12-25. In 2014, 779 homeless and unstably housed young people were counted at over 45 partner locations across King County. Count Us In provides supplemental data to King County’s One Night Count, a point-in-time count for homeless people all across the county. Though the One Night Count is one of the best-established in the nation, it isn’t set up to have detailed demographics. Often times, when volunteers are counting homeless people in parks, under bridges, or in doorways, it is difficult to determine sex, race, or age. As a result, the number of homeless youth counted in the One Night Count is underrepresented. Count Us In provides richer data and increased awareness around the homeless youth population. This volunteer will conduct the count at different branches of the Seattle Public Library.

You can help! We need volunteers comfortable talking to youth in transition and approaching strangers!Volunteers commit to one 2 to 4-hour shift on January 22nd, 2015. Volunteers are also required to complete a training component (one hour) covering how to conduct the survey.

This is a great opportunity for those to get involved who are not able to participate in the One Night Count.

There is a training to complete before January 22nd, the information about the training dates and times are listed in the link below.

https://volunteer.truist.com/uwkc/user/events/one_v2.tcl?event_id=10852301767&utime=1421183478180932

Thank you and we look forward to you signing up!

Samantha Stork
MSW Planning & Public Policy Intern
United Way of King County

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Adviser, Science Division

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment, call Advising & Counseling Center: 206-546-4559

Room 2814

I work at Shoreline CC on Mondays and Wednesdays and some Fridays.

I work at the U of Washington on Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Fridays.

AAMC’s Fee Assistance Program and Paying for Medical School

The AAMC Pre-Med Outreach team invites you and your advisees to learn about the AAMC’s 2015 Fee Assistance Program and options for financing medical school at our upcoming webinars and Twitter chat.

These two FREE one-hour webinars and a Twitter chat will occur this month. We will talk about:

· The 2015 Fee Assistance Program application process, eligibility requirements, and benefits

· Strategies for borrowing smart to minimize your educational debt

· Actions you can take as a pre-med student to help your financial situation later

· New financial literacy tools available via the AAMC’s FIRST program

· Benefits of using the MedLoans Organizer and Calculator as a medical student

· And much more!

Join us and make sure to bring your questions for the 30 minute Q&A session at the end of each webinar or just tweet at us during the Twitter chat.

Webinar: “What Every Pre-Med Student Needs to Know: AAMC’s Fee Assistance Program and Paying for Medical School”

These sessions are identical, please sign up for one.

Twitter Chat: “#askAAMC: AAMC’s Fee Assistance Program and Paying for Medical School”

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Join the conversation by tweeting us at @AAMCPreMed and including #askAAMC in your question. You can tune in by searching the #askAAMC hashtag if you do not have a Twitter account.

Please share this information with your advisees.

We look forward to answering your questions about options for financing medical school and about the 2015 Fee Assistance Program.

We hope to talk to you and your advisees soon!

Best,

-Becky Rice

Rebecca A. Rice, MSB
Director, Services Outreach (MCAT/AMCAS)

Association of

American Medical Colleges
655 K Street N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20001-2399
T (202) 478-9940

F (202) 828-4799
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www.aamc.org

Tomorrow’s Doctors, Tomorrow’s Cures®

Student of Color Conference Applications Now Available !

Hi Everyone!

We are happy to announce that Student Applications to attend the Students of Color Conference are available in the Multicultural Center, PUB 9301.

Please encourage students you know to apply!! Past attendees have repeatedly expressed what a transformative and empowering opportunity this was for them and what a great time they had meeting students from across the state.

25th Annual Students of Color Conference

Moment to Movement:#25yearsofpeoplepower

April 23-15, 2015

Yakima, WA

Workshop topics include:

· Social Justice & Equity

· Academic Success

· Ethnic, Racial and Cultural Competency Skills

· Leadership Development

· Identity Development

· Diversity and Multiculturalism

· Great Networking Opportunities !

The conference is an exciting and valuable educational experience! Over 800 students from community colleges across the state participate every year.

Note from Joyce Fagel: all these topics are applicable to health care! I highly recommend this conference. J

James Lawrence Ardeña

Multicultural Center &

MSSDC Secretary 2013-2015

p. 206.533.6618

Student Union Building – PUB 9301

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N

Shoreline WA, 98133

Time to apply for financial aid

Attention all applicants to universities, Baccalaureate colleges, graduate and professional health programs! Now is the time to apply for federal financial aid. Even if you have not heard back yet from the programs you are applying to, now is the time to apply for financial aid. You may list up to 10 schools on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Specific information for medical school applicants: https://www.aamc.org/services/first/first_factsheets/112328/process.html

Specific information for dental school applicants:http://www.adea.org/GoDental/Money_Matters/Applying_for_Aid.aspx

Are You Interested in Natural Ways to Cope w/ Depression, Anxiety and PTSD?

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Join AANMC for:
Natural Approaches to Anxiety, Depression and PTSD

January 28, 2015 3:00 PM CST, 4:00 PM EST, and 1:00 PM PST

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In today’s world it is easy to feel overwhelmed, anxious, depressed and/or have signs of PTSD. Register for our latest webinar with Maria Cartwright, ND to learn natural ways to cope with these issues.

Dr. Cartwright has been in private practice since 2001. She treats patients with anxiety, depression and PTSD using a variety of natural therapies including nutrition, lifestyle counseling and Craniosacral Therapy, which helps to normalize the environment around the brain and spinal cord. Dr. Cartwright has also volunteered with multiple homeless shelters and is a human rights activist.

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This event is sponsored by the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC),
offering seven accredited naturopathic medical programs at eight campus locations in North America.

Learn more about our AANMC-member colleges.

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818 18th Street NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006

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Women in Science and Engineering Conference 2015

The Women’s Center has secured a bit of funding to help support SCC women students who may wish to attend this conference. I can sponsor up to 10 SCC students. The scholarship would pay the registration fee-lunch is included. I am also reserving a campus van and can provide transportation for students-if needed.

A Scholarship application form is attached.

Lynette Peters

SCC Women’s Center

Hello Advising Community,

Registration is now open for the 2015 Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) conference.

Dare to Be WiSE

Saturday, February 28th

8:30am- 5:00pm

UW HUB – Seattle Campus

www.regonline.com/UWWiSE2015

Please note on-line registration will close Friday, February 20, 2015

Ebony White

Conference Coordinator

Conference Services | Housing & Food Services

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www.hfs.washington.edu

To learn more about this event or UW WiSE please visit our website:

http://www.engr.uw.edu/WiSE

Or our Facebook Page:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/UW-WiSE/

Cathryne Jordan, MPA

Academic Advisor; Director, WiSE Program

Engineering Advising&Diversity Center.

College of Engineering (COE) Student Academic Services (SAS)

301 Loew Hall Box 352180

Seattle, WA 98195-2180

(206) 543-1770 (206) 616-8554 fax

http://www.engr.washington.edu/wise

jordancl; uwwise

WiSE_ScholarshipApplicationFORM_2015.pdf