Spring Break 2020

"Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important."

-Stephen Covey 

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Announcements

Remote Advising
We will continue conducting health professions advising appointments but starting Monday March 23rd, they will all be remote via phone or Microsoft Teams. You can schedule online through the "Advising" link as usual or by contacting one of our advisors directly.

Cancelled Programming
Drop-ins, student focus groups, and drop-in info sessions with admissions representatives have all been cancelled for the remainder of the semester. If you are a member of one of the health professions student clubs, please contact your club officers directly to learn more about if/how meetings will continue for the remainder of the semester.

Keep Learning
Please use this resource as you transition to online learning
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 Independence Rehab is postponing all new student internships scheduled to begin on or after March 16th 2020.

 

Relevant Virtual Opportunities:

Columbia University Graduate School Application Process Webinar
Learn about the M.S. application process, and hear tips on how to make your application stand out. Register here.
Thursday March 26th | 8:00am ET

Virtual Medical School Recruitment Fair
The AAMC will host medical schools from across the country to help answer your questions before the start of the next application cycle. Learn more, and register here.
Friday March 27th | 11:00am-8:00pm ET

COVID-19 and Medical School Admissions: How the Process Will Be Impacted
There are many questions arising about education and admissions for those students planning to apply to medical school this cycle. The principles of a strong application still apply. However, due to university closures and test date rescheduling, the way you write about or achieve these principles may change. Learn more, and register for this free webinar here.
Wednesday April 1st | 8:00pm ET

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy Virtual Meetings
The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is offering 1-on-1 virtual meetings with Dr. Cathy Jarvis, PharmD – the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Engagement. Visit http://bit/ly/CUPharmAdvising to sign-up.

Free Career Coaching with Dr. David Scheiner, Chiropractor
As many schools have transitioned to an all online format, Dr. David Scheiner has offered his calendar to be shared so that those students interested in learning more about post grad healthcare professions can schedule a time to review their educational options and have all personalized questions answered. Schedule a virtual meeting with Dr. Scheiner here.

 

Opportunities for Pre-Vet Students: 

Veterinary School Application Workshop
The Veterinary School Application Workshop will still take place on Wednesday, April 15th form 5:30 - 6:30pm In a live video format.   If you would like to hear/see this workshop you will need to do the following:
1) Be in the application cycle for veterinary school this year.  We apologize, but due to the format, we are limited in the number of students who can participate.
2) Email Ann Bowen, Ann.Bowen@colostate.edu, if you have not done so already, to let her know you wish to ‘attend’.
3) Download Microsoft Teams to your device - this is free to all CSU students

Loop Abroad
Loop Abroad is now enrolling for the fall Thailand Veterinary Semester Abroad, where you can earn up to 20 credits of upper-level biology and animal science credits and electives. If you apply by April 6, you can also apply for the Freeman Asia scholarship, for $5,000 toward a study abroad program in a Southeast Asian country. You can learn about the Freeman Asia scholarship here. The summer global semester abroad is still enrolling, as well as all semester programs for fall! Contact Mackenzie Hayes (mackenzie.hayes@colostate.edu) for her personal experience as well as a discounted rate. More information can also be found on their website

 

Test Prep Resources:

Free Tutoring for Pre-Meds Impacted by COVID-19
Altius is offering free math and science tutoring to pre-med students impacted by COVID-19. Learn more here.

 

Article(s) of the Week 

CDC Analysis Shows Coronavirus Poses Serious Risk for Younger People - The Hill

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