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  1. 1. <ul><li>Third general meeting </li></ul><ul><li>29 february 2012 </li></ul>welcome to the TEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
  2. 2. President – Sierra First Meeting? Come talk to me afterwards!
  3. 3. President – Sierra Levels of Membership We have made some changes for this semester .
  4. 4. President – Sierra Member of the Week Do something good and you can be the next one . Congratulations to Anthony Ngo doing a great job spreading dental awareness to kids at the UT’s Daycare!
  5. 5. President – Sierra Upcoming Events Not for points, but still worth your time . Explore UT Saturday, March 3, 11:00- 5:00 pm, All over the place! Arcade Fire Members on Haiti Monday, March 19, LBJ Auditorium in Thompson Conference center, free, but get tickets at SAC starting March 1 Putting the Personal in your Personal Statement Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 3:30 pm-5:00 pm, WEL 2.304 Science for Change: Deborah Koolbeck, Science and Government Wednesday, March 21, 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm, ACES 2.302 Managing your online reputation Thursday, March 29, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: ACES 2.302
  6. 6. We have links to sign up sheets with all information we need from you on our website. Every event is an online sign up unless otherwise noted. More from Juliette later… Banquet Survey will be coming out soon! New ideas are being debated and we want YOUR input! Sign Ups are ONLINE! Find them under “sign ups” on our website,
  7. 7. We’re on Twitter! <ul><li>Follow us! </li></ul><ul><li>Get updates! </li></ul><ul><li>Read news! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Something New! Getting on Track Committee <ul><li>Work with Sierra on developing Pre-Dent activities! </li></ul><ul><li>Need a committee chair and members </li></ul><ul><li>Apply online! </li></ul><ul><li>Get PR Points! </li></ul>
  9. 9. UTHSCSA Pre-Dental Day Synopsis <ul><li>Research Opportunities and Certificate programs to supplement DDS </li></ul><ul><li>26.5 hours/semester </li></ul><ul><li>Most challenging: histology, gross anatomy, biochemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Must purchase new, fully loaded laptop upon entry </li></ul><ul><li>TMDSAS Required, opens 5/1, closes 10/1 </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on professor’s recommendation letters </li></ul><ul><li>ASDA Organization </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>This team-taught class </li></ul><ul><li>General chemistry, organic chemistry, physics and biology that are covered on the MCAT, DAT and PCAT Admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Information on test-taking skills </li></ul><ul><li>how to work practice exam questions </li></ul><ul><li>group problem solving sessions </li></ul>Summer Pre-Health Exam Review Dr. Laude- General Chemistry Dr. Iverson- Organic Chemistry Dr. Buskirk- Biology Dr. Kopp- Physics Elective Credit: NSC 309 First Session M-F 10-11:30 Registration begins April 16
  11. 11. Vice President – Terry Quick Reminders: <ul><li>For those of you who will not be able to attend our meetings, contact for further instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>Please send an email ASAP with your valid excuse. Tests, labs, dental school interviews, and emergencies are all acceptable. </li></ul><ul><li>UNDERCLASSMEN SCHOLARSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>$100 Scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>Free full-year dues </li></ul><ul><li>UPPERCLASSMEN SCHOLARSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>$200 Scholarship </li></ul>
  12. 12. Vice President – Terry Dental School Trips Take a tour of what might be your future home . <ul><li>We will be visiting all three Texas dental schools! </li></ul><ul><li>UTHSC-SA : March 2, Sign up online </li></ul><ul><li>Baylor : March 9, Sign ups online </li></ul><ul><li>HOUSTON DENTAL BRANCH : April 13, in hopes that we will get to tour the new building! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Vice President – Terry Dental School Trips Take a tour of what might be your future home . New protocol to ensure attendance: $25 check made out to TPS for all who sign up for trip Bring check to an officer TODAY! First who give check, first to reserve spot! Not cashed as long as you are present to the trip, or if you have notified Terry within 48 hours before the trip Questions? Talk to Terry or e-mail
  14. 14. BRAND NEW AND IMPROVED FAMILY POINTS SYSTEM! <ul><ul><li>Families have been sent out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Facebook group? You should be! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First social/community event by 3/9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Socials= 0.5 social point </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service= 1 service point </li></ul></ul></ul>Vice President – Terry Vice President – Terry
  15. 15. <ul><li>FAMILY MAFIA WARS! </li></ul>Vice President – Terry Vice President – Terry Rules will be posted Tuesday! “ A man who doesn't spend time with his [TPS] family can never be a real man.&quot; <- Truth.
  16. 16. Something New! F.L.O.S.S. Committee Why should you F.L.O.S.S.? Semester-long commitment Raise money to sponsor a child in need of dental-related surgical procedure or those in need of dental care. Effort or inclination to increase the well-being of those that can't afford dental care. We will try to meet weekly or bi-weekly to plan events and think of ways to fundraise.
  17. 17. Treasurer – Doug <ul><li>Dues were due last meeting! </li></ul><ul><li>Doug will be accepting late dues after meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you get a receipt and give Doug your shirt size </li></ul><ul><li>More shirts have been ordered </li></ul><ul><li>Dues will be $40 for the semester. This includes: </li></ul><ul><li>A sweet tee shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Access to our shadowing program </li></ul><ul><li>Admission to all socials </li></ul><ul><li>The year-end banquet </li></ul><ul><li>Paid for full year in fall? You're good to go. </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? Contact at </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraiser in the works, more to come! </li></ul>
  18. 18. Secretary – David Mentorship Progam Just watch and learn . <ul><li>Some shirts are available, select sizes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More should be in by next meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid? Can pick up from Doug after meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If assigned to dentist contact to begin shadowing within the week or lose your spot , will go to waitlisted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail David once you have set up a start date and time </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Social – Charles Upcoming Socials Get to know the person sitting next to you . Each worth 1 Social Point! Kite Festival Picnic- Zilker Park Sunday March 4 th , 12 pm Will be corresponding via e-mail for potluck arrangement Bring kites, frisbees, blankets to sit on, etc… Sign-up by March 1 st at 11:59 pm so we can arrange food
  20. 20. Social – Charles Upcoming Socials Get to know the person sitting next to you . Worth 1 Social Point! Dodgeball Tournament: Thursday, March 8 th @ 5 pm Anna Hiss Gym (AHG 135) “ If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.”
  21. 21. Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Reminders, Signups Closed <ul><li>Explore UT 3/3 </li></ul><ul><li>Mass CPR 3/3 </li></ul><ul><li>Cancellation Policy and deductions </li></ul>
  22. 22. Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>Texas Mission of Mercy: 4/14, San Antonio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up on our website AND the TMOM site! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up as Dental/Pre-Dental </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign ups close 3/1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need Drivers! </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to help someone else . Austin Pets Alive Kennel Mission March 23 rd Sign ups close March 19 th at 11:59 pm
  24. 24. Community Service – Danielle Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>Teach science experiments to elementary school kids at Young Scientists on Fridays (starting THIS FRIDAY 2/3) from 2-3 pm at Walnut Creek Elementary School, located at N. Lamar and W. Braker. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpool : 1:30 pm behind SSB parking lot </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Community Service – Danielle More Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to help someone else . Austin Pets Alive! Dog walking weekly/every other week (no orientation required) Many volunteers needed!! BeHive Mentoring for At-Risk kids High need of volunteers, talk to Sierra Transportation required
  26. 26. Community Service – Danielle Ongoing Commitment Protocol Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>You can earn three Community Service points if you are involved in an ongoing commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be for credit in another organization </li></ul><ul><li>Email to get your activity approved and receive an attendance check sheet </li></ul>
  27. 27. Public Relations – Amanda New Points Requirements <ul><li>Active: 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Honorable: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished: 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Tabling may be over, but there are other opportunities! </li></ul><ul><li>Bring a Pre-Dental Friend (not already in TPS) to </li></ul><ul><li>a meeting! Have them make a note of your name by </li></ul><ul><li>their name when they sign in! </li></ul><ul><li>Wear your TPS Shirt all day on meeting days! </li></ul>
  28. 28. Public Relations – Amanda <ul><li>Speak and educate children at UTCDC, a child care </li></ul><ul><li>center </li></ul>Dental Outreach
  29. 29. Webmaster – Juliette Check out our awesome Website! <ul><li>TPS website has tons of information about what's going on and it’s still the same web address... </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Check it out for more information about dentistry in general, recent photos, up-to-date event calendars, and more! </li></ul>
  30. 30. Webmaster – Juliette
  31. 31. Webmaster – Juliette
  32. 32. Be on the look out for: Interview workshops DAT Panel DAT Study Sessions And MORE!
  33. 33. Dr. Barbara Miller Executive Director of Recruitment and Admissions- Baylor College of Dentistry
  34. 34. <ul><li>remember to sign in </li></ul><ul><li>pay your dues and get a receipt , find Doug: </li></ul><ul><li>sign up for events online starting tonight around 10 pm </li></ul>THANKS FOR COMING! Next meeting: 3/28, AFTER SPRING BREAK! HAVE FUN! BE SAFE!