“Acing Your Med School Interviews” Webinar from the AAMC: Tips from the Experts

Students can learn how to prepare for—and succeed at—medical school interviews. Get insights and advice directly from medical school admission officers. After a brief presentation from our panelists, there will be the opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session.

Date: Monday, August 31, 2015

Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm eastern

Online registration is free, but space is limited. Use this link to register for the event:



Iris Gibbs, MD,Associate Dean of MD Admissions, Stanford University School of Medicine

Lina Mehta, MD,Associate Dean for Admissions, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Ed Daniel, PhD,Director of MD Admissions, Morsani College of Medicine at University of South Florida

Students can find more information about preparing for a medical career by visitingwww.aamc.org/students. To view the recording of our previous ‘Ask Admissions’ webinar “Mission Fit: Applying to the Right Medical School for You”, please visit our website. The direct link is: https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/435214/missionfit.html

Physical Therapy Virtual Fair: Learn About DPT Programs


September 21-22

APTA invites advisors and prospective physical therapist students to register for the nextDPT Education Virtual Fair scheduled on September 21 and 22! The virtual fair is free and allows users to participate in live text and video chats with DPT programs from across the country. High school and college students can use the fair to find the best program for them, meet with faculty and admissions officers, and get tips on how to best prepare for the admissions process. PTCAS staff will be available to answer your questions from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm ET on both days. Chat hours for participating programs will vary. Please share this announcement with your students.

Register today for this free event at http://www.careereco.com/events/APTA

Questions about the fair? Please contact APTA’s technology partner, CareerEco, directly at 770/980-0088 or apta. Thank you!

Let the US Army pay for medical/dental school



When you’re pursuing an advanced health care degree, the last thing on your mind should be how you’re going to pay for it. The U.S. Army can help with one of the most comprehensive scholarships available in the health care field — The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Qualifying students receive full tuition for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychiatric nurse practitioner, psychology or optometry program, plus a generous monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

Army Med health prof scholarship newsletter

Army Med health prof scholarship program flyer

recruiter: SFC Felicia J. Mills; Office: (206) 242-9357; Cell: (877) 804-0082

Email: felicia.j.mills.mil@mail.mil

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.

Apply to the PrepStep-Health Care Scholar Program

PrepStep-Health Care Scholar is a hands-on clinical certification course in which participants experience direct patient contact.

Program participants rotate among different clinical and administrative departments in a health care setting while learning alongside health care professionals as members of the patient care team.

Learn more and apply at this link.

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Seeking volunteers and a PT employee: Veterinary Technician – Cat Care Coordinator (Shoreline)

Veterinary Technician – Cat Care Coordinator (Shoreline)
Compensation: DOE

Seeking: Cat Care Coordinator

This position is responsible for all daily and medical care of SAFe Rescue cats and kittens. This includes coordination with foster homes, vaccines, blood draws and testing, required medications, spay – neuter prep and post-op care. Responsible for accurate record keeping; ensuring all animals are current on vaccines and required medications; maintaining supplies; coordinating and training daily kennel care volunteers; maintaining a clean and sanitary work space; and communicating with others to ensure appropriate cat care in compliance with established policies and procedures. This position will have contact with the public. We are a small rescue and each position is cross trained.

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Must be 18 years of age
Minimum 2 years of work experience in Veterinary medicine
Animal Shelter or kenneling experience preferred.
Proficient computer skills in Windows and office environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Shows initiative and is a mindful and collaborative worker.
Ability to handle multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced environment.
Certified Veterinary Tech course completion is desirable.
Two years prior experience in an animal welfare environment is desirable.

This is a part-time position and the hours will vary. The schedule includes working evenings and weekends. Compensation is based on experience for the right candidate.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume. We will not be accepting phone calls.


New Aspiring Doc resources

From the AAMC:

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added several new resources to the Asp= iring Docs website.

Fact Sheets

* Applying as a Veteran or Current Military Member

* Making the Most of a Pre-med Event

Inspiring Stories

* Wells LaRivi=E8re, University of Colorado School of Medicine= MSTP (MD-PhD program), 2023 Wells found inspiration in his experience as a patient of Polycystic Kidney= Disease and receiving a kidney transplant at age 17.

* Jeff Mahlum, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Pub= lic Health, 2019 Following an injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down, Jeff wasn’= t sure if he’d be able to go to medical school, but he continued to pursue = his dream.

* Nicholas Beam, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D.= School of Medicine, 2018 Nicholas encourages pre-meds to explore interests outside of medicine becau= se they will make you a better doctor and person in the long run.

Association of
American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20001 T (202) 828-0569 F (202) 828-0659 E jpeters@aamc.org

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Learn About the UW School of Dentistry’s Rural/Underserved Program

Are you a pre-dental student? Are you interested in working as a dentist in rural and/or underserved areas? Consider applying to the UW’s RIDE program.

The RIDE program was developed by the University of Washington School of Dentistry (UWSOD) to address oral health workforce needs in rural and underserved communities. RIDE is a partnership with Eastern Washington University (EWU), Washington State University (WSU) and the UW School of Medicine WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) program to create educational efficiencies as well as innovations. The RIDE curriculum includes a significant amount of training in rural and underserved areas to increase the likelihood that students will practice in these communities after graduation and has served as a model program for other universities.

Follow the link below to watch a movie about the program:


Dive Into Dentistry Day

My name is Abigail Mazon. I am a dental student at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and a member of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter for the school.

UW ASDA is hosting an event called Dive into Dentistry Day for pre-dental students, and we would love to invite all pre-dental students to attend. This event will immerse pre-dental students into various dental activities such as drilling, suturing, and waxing teeth. There will also be workshops on mock interviews, applying to dental school, and financial aid options.

I have attached our pdf flyer to this email and our Facebook page:

Please contact " UWDIDD" or our facebook page with any questions.

Abigail Mazon
University of Washington
DDS Candidate – 2018

(206) 819 – 7158

DIDD Flyer1.pdf

Webinar on University of Queensland Ochsner University School of Medicine

UQ Ochsner is an international medical school that prepares students to practice medicine in many countries, including the US.

Webinar on Wednesday, June 24
7pm – 8pm (EDT)

REGISTER HERE: http://eventservices.cloudapp.net/?OrgName=MedEdPath&CategoryName=Admissions&EventId=D7ECCB8A-61F3-E411-8402-00155DCA0427
This program offers U.S. students and Permanent Residents:

§ Two Years in Brisbane, Australia

§ UQ SoM is a major research institution and is ranked #47 in the World by U.S. News and World Report, higher than 80% of all U.S. medical schools

§ Two years of clinical training at the UQ Ochsner Clinical School in New Orleans, LA, the U.S. campus of UQ SoM

§ Ochsner Academic Medical Center is ranked in the top 15 Teaching Hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters

§ 91% Residency Match 2015

§ USMLE pass rate is equivalent to U.S. med schools

§ USMLE Step 1 scores average the same as the U.S. scores, Step 2 scores average 20 points higher than the U.S. average scores

§ Average GPA of the 2015 entering class was 3.4; Average MCAT was 29

If you have any questions or need assistance, email info.

University of Oregon MCAT Prep Course slots still available


The University’s MCAT Preparation Workshop is conducted by faculty members and testing experts in the sciences and social sciences who teach material specifically tailored for the MCAT. All instructors focus on helping students perform to their best abilities on the MCAT.

Summer MCAT Prep starts June 22.

Cost: $750 per student

Available at the UO campus in Eugene or online

Students are encouraged to register before the priority deadline to allow adequate time for material order and shipping.

Registration forms and contact information are available on our website http://mcat.uoregon.edu/ or contact TLC at 541-346-3226 for more information.