Week of December 6th, 2021

 "Happiness is not by chance, but by choice."
-Jim Rohn


Health Professions Advising is again partnering with Kaplan to offer a discounted MCAT prep class to CSU students and alumni. There are only live online (no in-person) offerings. We are also offering a limited number of scholarships. You can learn more, register for the class, and apply for a scholarship all through this website. Please email us if you have any questions.

MCAT Registration for July-September 2022 Dates will open February 8th at 10am Mountain Time. Learn more about MCAT registration and scheduling here.


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings are planned to be in-person Spring 2022

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Spring Semester 2022 | Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant, nursing or haven't chosen a healthcare profession yet
Click here to email the club president
Next meeting: Spring Semester 2022 | Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00pm

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Spring Semester 2022 | Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Spring Semester 2022 | Mondays 5:00-6:00pm

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to email the club president
ext meeting: Spring Semester 2022 | Tuesdays 6:00pm


Virtual Events 

InGenius Prep Webinar
What Medical Schools are Really Looking for: How to Become a Better MD Candidate
This presentation will include, admissions data and how applications are processed, what admissions officers look for inside and outside the classroom, and how to take your extracurriculars to the next level. Chelesa Fearce, an MD/PhD candidate at the Yale School of Medicine, will host this free webinar. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday December 7th | 6:00pm MT

Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants
This organization is hosting another pre-PA information session. The session will include a brief presentation about PAs, the Colorado PA schools, and applying to PA school. There will be a panel of students from all four Colorado PA schools to answer any questions. The session is free. Learn more, and register here
Tuesday December 7th | 7:00 - 8:00pm MT

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo
Meet with representatives faculty, and current students via online chat rooms from up to 37 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine schools. Learn more about applying to medical school, the interview process, and life as a medical student. Explore which medical school is right for you. Register Here.
Wednesday December 8th | 10:00am - 4:00pm MT 

Columbia University Master's in Bioethics Information Session
Columbia University‚Äôs Master of Science in Bioethics program grounds students in interdisciplinary approaches and models to address the most pressing bioethical challenges. The Bioethics program prepares students to act as responsible and responsive leaders in this new and ever-growing field. Join this session to hear from distinguished Bioethics faculty who will provide you with insight into their courses and answer any questions you may have about the Bioethics program. Learn more, and register here.
Wednesday December 15th | 4:00pm MT


CSU Events & Opportunities

Invitation from President McConnell
President McConnell invites students to participate in a working group to champion the CSU commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice at CSU. Students in this group will work directly with university leadership and access a number of benefits including professional development, access to recommenders for graduation school or references for jobs, and an invaluable project-based learning experience. Learn more here, and apply here.
Application deadline: Thursday December 16th 


Job Opportunities

Colorado Center for Dermatology & Skin Surgery
Pre-Health Professions & Healthcare Administration Training Programs
This leading-edge practice strives to serve patients and the community through personalized and exceptional care. The team is committed to continual improvement, and fostering a dynamic and upbeat culture. They recently launched professional training programs for college graduates interested in careers in healthcare. These are full-time, paid employment opportunities. They are actively recruiting 1-2 team members in the next couple of months, and anticipate more openings in the Spring/Summer 2022. Please contact with questions.
Aspiring clinicians: Pre-Health Professional Training Program
Aspiring administrators/managers: Healthcare Administration Training Program


Article(s) of the Week

Why Don't we Have a Covid Vaccine for Pets? - NY Times