Week of April 26th, 2021 

"Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg



AADSAS (Associated American Dental School Application Service) Opens May 1st 2021, and opens for submission June 1st 2021. 

Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will happen virtually until further notice

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Fall Semester | Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant and nursing
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday April 28th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday May 4th | 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Fall Semester | Mondays 5:00-6:00pm

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Tuesday May 4th | 6:00-7:00pm


Relevant Virtual CSU Events 

Campus Connections is recruiting for Fall 2021
CSU students involved in Campus Connections enroll in a 3-credit service-learning course (HDFS 470A) to serve as a mentor to local youth (ages 10-18) who need support reaching their full potential. Learn more and apply here.

Peace Corps Information Session & Application Workshop
This session will give a brief overview of the Peace Corps, its benefits, how to find opportunities, and walk through the application process. Learn tips on strengthening your resume, motivational statement, and what makes an applicant competitive. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday April 27th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm


Relevant Virtual Events 

ADEA (American Dental Education Association) GoDental Virtual Fair
This event designed to help determine which schools are the best match, connects prospective dental students with dental school representatives. Gain insight into 50+ dental schools, their environment and curriculum, student experience and mission. Use this information to better determine which schools are the best fit for your goals. Plus, learn about AADSAS (Associated American Dental School Application Service) and top tips for the application process. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday May 19th | 2:00pm - 9:00pm Eastern

Mills College Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med Certificate Program Info Session
This program is specifically designed for “career-changer” students who have completed less than half of the prerequisites for medical school. No MCAT or science courses are required for admission consideration. Checkout more information, and register for the info session here.
Wednesday May 26th | 6:00pm PST


Relevant Job, Volunteer & Scholarship Opportunities

CSU OTP (Orientation & Transition Programs) Year 2 @ CSU Board Positions are now available
These paid jobs provide an opportunity for students interested in assisting second-year students in their transition at CSU.  Year 2 @ CSU consists of a variety of programs to help second year students maintain or enhance their commitment to Colorado State University including:  Academic Transition Workshops, Outdoor Experiences, the Halfway There Celebration, a monthly e-newsletter and much more. The following positions are available: outdoor experiences coordinator, residential experiences coordinator and marketing & community development coordinator. See full position descriptions here. If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Conrad.
Application Deadline: Friday April 30th | 5:00pm Mountain

University of Colorado PA Program Sam and Nancy Gary Scholarship - Native American Students
The Sam and Nancy Gary Scholarship provides $30,000, distributed over three years, to one student in each CHA/PA class. Native American students are particularly encouraged to apply, and preference is given to Native American students who are a members of a federally recognized tribe. Scholarship recipients will be selected in accordance with established procedures for awarding merit and need-based scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded for one academic year and are renewable based on a student remaining in good academic standing. Checkout all scholarship opportunities at the CU PA program here.


Test Prep Resources

How Altius Prepared me to Become a Physician Webinar
Meet several individuals who were in your spot just a couple of years ago:  struggling to keep their grades up, nervous about the MCAT, anxious about admissions applications and interviews.  Listen to their stories, learn about their life struggles and eventual resolutions, and what it is now like for each of them in medical school, residency or running their own clinic. Every student who attends will receive a free full-length MCAT practice exam. Register here.
Tuesday April 27th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm Pacific


Article(s) & Video(s) of the Week

Everything You Need to Know About MD-MBA Programs - InGenius Prep

PetSmart Charities Funds CSU Study to Improve Veterinary Care for Spanish-speaking Pet Owners - SOURCE