Week of May 17th, 2021 

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."
Dr. Seuss



The Health Professions Advisors continue supporting students over the summer. Feel free to schedule a virtual appointment or email one of us if you need anything! 


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will start again in the fall semester


Helpful Resources

2022 AMCAS Applicant Guide


Relevant Virtual Events 

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy Virtual Information Session
Learn about CU Pharmacy's nationally ranked Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program and the steps needed to prepare your application. During the session, we will discuss these program options:
-Overview of CU Pharmacy
-PharmD Remote Option for Fall 2021
-Prerequisite Courses
-Application Process and Timeline
-Current Student Q&A
Learn more, and register here
Tuesday May 18th | 11:00am - noon Mountain

Columbia University Webinar: The Ethics of Heart Transplantation
New proposals to increase heart donations after brain death raise complex ethical dilemmas. Join the Master of Science in Bioethics program at Columbia University in conjunction with Columbia’s Center for Clinical Medical Ethics in the Department of Medicine for a discussion of these controversies and how to move forward. The conversation will include medical scholar-practitioners from Columbia’s esteemed faculty, including surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists and bioethicists. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday May 20th | 6:30 - 8:00pm EDT

University of South Florida PTCAS Application Workshop
-Learn how to successfully complete your PTCAS application
-Tips on how to answer PTCAS questions
-Understand how admissions/selection committees review applications
-Hear directly from admissions experts on tips, tricks and best practices
-Be better prepared and successfully apply
Learn more, and register here
Thursday June 3rd | 6:00pm EST

St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Open House
Learn about this challenging Physical Therapy program during this morning open house. Learn more, and register here.
Friday June 4th | 9:00am - noon Central

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo
Meet with representatives from up to 37 medical schools from the comfort of your home. Watch live presentations and meet with medical school admissions representatives, faculty, and current students via online chat rooms. Learn more about applying to medical school, the interview process, and life as a medical student. Meet with AACOM representatives, med school admissions teams, current residents, and more. Explore which medical school is right for you – zero travel required. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday June 8th | 12:00pm - 6:00pm ET

University of Minnesota PharmD Applicant Preview Day
This workshop is for those applying for Fall 2022 admission. It will include a detailed overview of the application process, including requirements and deadlines, how to fill out the PharmCAS application, and how to prepare for interviews, essays, and evaluations (recommendations). Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday June 8th | 6:00 - 8:00pm Central

Southern College of Optometry Eye on Success Virtual Conference
This program exposes undergraduate students to a career in optometry through panels, Q&As and immersive activities. Learn more, and apply here (application deadline: June 1st)
Saturday June 12th |  10:00am - 2:00pm Eastern

University of Minnesota PharmD Prospective Student Preview Day
This event is for anyone who is interested in learning more about the pharmacy profession and the UMN PharmD program. Students at any stage of the exploration process are welcome! Learn more, and register here.
Friday July 23rd | 1:00 - 3:30pm Central


Relevant Job Opportunities

CSU Veterinary School Pharmacy is hiring!
The vet school pharmacy has an opening for a student helper. 20 hours a week during the summer with the option to continue into the fall and spring semesters. Learn more here.

Columbine Health Systems Hiring Event
Columbine will be hiring for the 3 campuses in Ft. Collins, Loveland and Windsor. This event is for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Personal Care Providers, Food and Nutrition aides, Environmental Services, Social Services, Activities, etc. The Human Resources Department will be available to answer any questions about benefits, 401k and our financial aid for clinical staff program. 
Friday May 21st | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Drake Centre - 802 West Drake Rd


Relevant Volunteer Opportunities

Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health hospital volunteer positions
They are looking for musically talented volunteers to come to Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health and assist with facilitating a "music group." They are in search of musicians who are willing to share their joy for music with mental health patients. Volunteers are trained to become familiar with the sensitive nature of the hospital and are knowable on HIPAA, infection control, and patient interaction to ensure the safety of patients and volunteers alike. Contact Coral Jones if you're interested.


Relevant Opportunities for Pre-Vet Students

See job posting in the CSU veterinary school pharmacy above!


Test Prep Resources

Altius Test Prep is offering:
Free MCAT Tutoring

Free Full Length MCAT Practice Exams
Free Live MCAT Seminars
$10 Practice Exam + Private Mentoring Session


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

Finding Meaning in Mentorship & Service: Jarrett Jackson's Path to Medical School - AAMC

Mind your Mental Health in May (...and Every Other Month for That Matter) - AAMC

Pre-Med Mistakes: Errors to Avoid as You Prepare for Medical School - InGenius Prep

Public Health Pathways - AAMC