July 2011 Archives

Graduate and Professional: Success Strategies for Preparation, Admission and Beyond

Graduate and Professional School: Success Strategies for Preparation, Admission, and Beyond (1 credit)

Course number: CFAN 3480, Section 1
Course dates: Tuesdays, 9/6/2011 - 10/25/2011 (8 weeks)
Course meeting time: 3:35 - 4:25 p.m.
Location: STSS 121
Instructors: Starr Sage, Ph.D. (sage0005@umn.edu) and Ah Vang-Lo, M.Ed. (vang0464@umn.edu)

Course description: This course is intended for juniors and seniors--of all majors--with interests in career exploration and the pursuit of either graduate or professional school education (in any field). The course is designed to address the needs of multicultural students and those from diverse backgrounds who may be first-generation college students. Students will learn about numerous University resources that will ensure their success as undergraduates and prepare them to be successful candidates for graduate or professional school.

Enrollment is limited to 25 students!

Opportunity for students interested in MD/PhD programs

On July 27, 2011, the Association of American Medical Schools (AAMC) will be in Minneapolis for a national meeting. As part of this conference there will be a wonderful opportunity for prospective MD-Ph.D students to attend a session about this important program with some of the Directors of these programs from across the nation.

July 27, 2011
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Marriott Minneapolis City Center

Who should attend?
Undergraduate students considering a career in medical research
Undergraduate advisors

Why attend?
Learn about MD-PhD program training goals
Get information on the application and admissions processes
Hear about the life of a MD-PhD student
Interact with directors and administrators of MD-PhD programs

Registration and Program Information
This free workshop is open to all undergraduate students and their advisors.

Registration is required to attend. For more information, please contact Tammi Simpson at 202-828-0685 or tsimpson@aamc.org.

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