2012 Applicants Fall Meeting Welcome!
When to Apply
Application to Professional Schools <ul><li>Internal Review Process </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fall - early spring ...
Candidate File <ul><li>1)  Biographical Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>activities during the academic year, vacation periods...
Candidate File   (cont.) <ul><li>3) Academic Record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EIA obtains copies of transcripts after fall ter...
Letters of Recommendation  <ul><ul><li>Three- five : two science, major, extracurricular, research – avoid character lette...
Health Professions  Committee Process <ul><li>Purpose” evaluate readiness and promise of health professions candidates </l...
HPC Process  (cont.) <ul><li>Committee Members  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>write interview summaries with  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
2011-12 Health Professions Committee <ul><li>Sunhee Choi </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Desimone </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Kimble...
Professional School Exams <ul><li>DAT </li></ul><ul><li>GRE </li></ul><ul><li>MCAT </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summary Repor...
 
Building  the  School   List
Research Admissions Requirements and Deadlines for Schools to Which You May Want  to Attend
F i n i s
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EIA: Health Professions 2012 Applicants Fall Meeting

  1. 1. 2012 Applicants Fall Meeting Welcome!
  2. 2. When to Apply
  3. 3. Application to Professional Schools <ul><li>Internal Review Process </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fall - early spring </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>External Review Process </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spring Meeting </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Candidate File <ul><li>1) Biographical Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>activities during the academic year, vacation periods, and summer experiences. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>experiences prior to college should be included only if pertinent or significant. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>updated after the committee review usually in early summer of the application year. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other pertinent information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2) Essay </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Candidate File (cont.) <ul><li>3) Academic Record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EIA obtains copies of transcripts after fall term grades are posted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide copies of transcripts of coursework completed elsewhere </li></ul></ul><ul><li>**** Scores of Entrance Exams </li></ul>
  6. 6. Letters of Recommendation <ul><ul><li>Three- five : two science, major, extracurricular, research – avoid character letters if possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must have two letters to proceed with interviews : one science and another; more is better </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact referees as early as possible </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide your résumé or bio report, essay, and a current unofficial transcript </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t hesitate to ask whether or not an individual is willing to give strong support </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Health Professions Committee Process <ul><li>Purpose” evaluate readiness and promise of health professions candidates </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extracurricular activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences in a relevant medical field </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students’ personal story </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic record </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Letters of recommendation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Health Professions Interviews </li></ul><ul><ul><li>three one‑to‑one interviews with members of HPC – during WT or early spring </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. HPC Process (cont.) <ul><li>Committee Members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>write interview summaries with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>present summaries with ratings to entire committee for discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>committee arrives at final confidential rating: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Good </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Very Good </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Superior </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not Recommended </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommendations/Feedback </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2011-12 Health Professions Committee <ul><li>Sunhee Choi </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Desimone </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Kimble </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Root, co-chair </li></ul><ul><li>Roger Sandwick </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Spritzer </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Star </li></ul><ul><li>Arlinda Wickland </li></ul>
  10. 10. Professional School Exams <ul><li>DAT </li></ul><ul><li>GRE </li></ul><ul><li>MCAT </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summary Reports @ aamc.org/mcat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ How Scores are Used by Medical Schools” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Building the School List
  12. 13. Research Admissions Requirements and Deadlines for Schools to Which You May Want to Attend
  13. 14. F i n i s

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