Mason Hosts Medical Schools Admissions Week

Posted: November 7, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Health Professions Advisor’s Office and Alpha Epsilon Delta have organized a week of presentations at the Fairfax Campus by medical school representatives for students who are considering a health career post-graduation.

All the programs are free, and hors d’oeurves will be served.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, Johnson Center, Meeting Room E

    5 p.m., Eastern Virginia Medical School

    6 p.m., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

    Sponsored by the Princeton Review. A raffle will be held to give away a 50 percent-off coupon for a Princeton Review course. Must be present to win.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, Johnson Center, Meeting Room C

    5:30 to 7 p.m., alternatives to medical school career panel

    Organized by University Career Services; sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services.

  • Thursday, Nov. 9, Johnson Center, Meeting Room B

    4 to 5 p.m., MCAT is changing seminar

    5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Howard University health professions panel

    Sponsored by Admissions and Kaplan Test Prep. A raffle will be held to give away a 50 percent-off coupon for a Kaplan course. Must be present to win.

  • Friday, Nov. 10, Alpha Epsilon Delta members-only session

    Profiles of medical school, featuring students currently attending medical school.

Other health careers events planned in the future are:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 14:

    4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy admissions officer visit

  • Wednesday, Nov. 15:

    Noon: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine admissions officers

  • Monday, Dec. 4:

    5 p.m., Getting experience and applying for biomedical research programs (MD and PhD). Intended speakers include current and former MD and PhD students and administrators of the MD and PhD programs at Johns Hopkins and NIH.

  • Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007:

    7 to 9 p.m., Meet the administrators. Representatives from AMCAS, AACOMAS, AADSAS, PharmCAS and VMCAS will advise students on the process of applying to allopathic, osteopathic, dental, pharmacy and veterinary medical programs for the 2007-08 application cycle.

For more information, e-mail Emil Thomas Chuck, health professions and premedical advisor.

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