Week of September 17th, 2018

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." – Arthur Ashe


 Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities


Club Opportunities:

Rehabilitation Therapy Club (Pre-PT and Pre-OT)
Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 6-7pm in Stadium 1204

Pre-Veterinary Club
Next Meeting: September 19th | 5:30-6:30pm | Stadium 1205

Pre-Dental Club
Meetings are every other Monday starting August 27th | Stadium 1213 | 5-6pm

Pre-Pharmacy Club
Meetings are the third Thursday of every month at 5pm in Stadium 1203

Premedica Club
Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 6pm in Clark C146 with an additional meeting the 4th week of September

Pre-SOMA Club (Student Osteopathic Medical Association)
Meetings are every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, from 4-5pm in stadium 1215. The first meeting is on September 13th. On the weeks that there is no meeting, there is "Pre-SOMA study sessions" on Thursdays in stadium 1215 from 4-6pm, where students can do homework and socialize among their peers.


Relevant CSU Events:

TILT Academic Success Workshops
Click here to view the fall workshop schedule!

CSU Career Fair
LSC Grand Ballroom | Sept. 18th and 19th | 10am - 3pm
Find out what employers are attending and more information here!

Peace Corps General Information Session
LSC 306 | September 25th | 4-5pm | Find out more about Peace Corps here!

Peace Corps Office Hours
Mondays 12-1pm LSC 338 | Wednesdays 11am-12pm LSC 338


Scholarship Opportunities:

The Grand Plan Scholarship for $5,000
Get more information and apply for this scholarship here!


Entrance Exam and Interview Preparation:

GRE Free Prep Week Courses
Courses start September 9th and you can sign up here!

Free MCAT Prep Course through the U.S. Army
Click here for more information! *Disclaimer: We have not had experience with this specific course prep before, but still wanted to make sure students had this as a possible resource. 

Free Kaplan Test Prep
Find prep classes and more information here!

FYI - The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is launching a new MCAT test preparation platform, AAMC MCAT Official Prep Hub. This new learning tool will launch October 15th, 2018! Learn more about changes here.


Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteer Position with Miliken Animal Clinic
Interested students can call or email Bernie Horne at Blhorne42@gmail.com or 970-518-1252.

SLiCE Adaptive Swim (SAS) 
This is a service program that occurs every Sunday from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm beginning in October and is held at EPIC Pool and Ice Center. More information about SAS can be found here. To apply as a volunteer, click here.

Thank Golly It’s Friday (TGIF)
This is a service program pairing CSU student volunteers with teens in the community who have a variety of complex needs. More information about TGIF can be found here. To apply as a volunteer, click here.

ThermaSwim Adaptive Swim Job Opportunity
Want to teach Adaptive Swimming Lessons and Water Safety to children with special needs? Click here for more information. 


Opportunities for Pre-Human Heath Students:

Colorado School of Medicine's Emergency & Wilderness Medicine class
The class is January 2nd-13th but there is a deadline of September 30th to apply for need-based scholarship. The need-based scholarship, open to students from all states and countries, covers 100% of School of Medicine fees. Apply and learn more here!

AOTA's OT Education Virtual Fair
September 19th | Register and learn more here

APTA's DPT Education Virtual Fair
September 18th | Register here

Penn's Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Programs Virtual Information Session
September 18th | Register and learn more here!

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Online Information Session
September 20th | Register and learn more here!

CU Anschutz Pre-Health Day
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | Sept. 22nd | 7:30am - 3:00pm
Register Here


Opportunities for Pre-Veterinary Students

Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine Conference
To learn more and register click here


Articles of the Week

- Lasker Awards Given for Work in Genetics, Anesthesia and Promoting Women in Science from the NY Times
- Is a Baccalaureate-MD Program Right for Me? from the AAMC