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Pre-Health Newsletter: May 12, 2021

Altius Test Prep Deals and Free MCAT practice Exam

Early fall enrollment pricing will go up in May.

Sign up for 1-on-1 mentored MCAT prep courses

or

Sign up for May Summer Immersion MCAT course in-person

– round trip airfare and student housing included

– 1-on-1 mentoring, tutoring, and small group sessions

Sign up for test prep while seats are available or until the end of May.

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AAMC Situational Judgment Test: Examinee Preparation Webinar

A medical school you may be applying to is participating in the administration of the 2021 AAMC Situational Judgment Test (SJT) in the administration of the 2021 AAMC Situational Judgment Test (SJT).

To ensure that you are prepared for the SJT, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) invites you to attend the upcoming webinar, Everything you Need to Know to Prepare for the 2021 AAMC Situational Judgment Test, on Tuesday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET. The webinar will feature information about test administration policies and procedures, test preparation materials, what to expect on test day, and plans for score release.

Registration is now open for the AAMC SJT for the AAMC SJT and the exam will be offered at no cost to applicants during this application cycle. Throughout the upcoming 2022 application cycle, the following schools will strongly encourage or require all applicants to complete the AAMC SJT:

  • Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine
  • University of California Davis School of Medicine
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities
  • Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences

You can find detailed information about the AAMC SJT on our website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at asksjt@aamc.org.

U.S. Army Virtual Education Series Event

The Army Medical Department is hosting a virtual career fair, today May 12, 2021 from 12-9PM (EDT). The fair will feature scholarships for medical and dental school, as well as other fully-funded professional education and financial aid options for:

  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Dentistry
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Occupational & Physical Therapy
  • Dietetics
  • Other allied health career fields, including Optometry, Audiology, Pharmacy, and many more!

Anyone who registers for the career fair will be automatically entered into a drawing to win an Apple Watch Series 6 GPS. Registration is open May 3, 2021 to May 12, 2021.

ADEA GoDental Virtual Fair

ADEA AADSAS® (Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) will open the 2021-22 cycle on Tuesday, May 11. We’re here to help you prepare; applicants and advisors are invited to register for free to join us for the 2021 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fair (#GDVF21) on Tuesday, May 18 – Thursday, May 20, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time!

2021 ADEA GoDental virtual fair: May 18-20. Register at adea.org/gdvf21

#GDVF21 connects attendees with 60+ U.S. and Canadian dental school representatives to learn about schools’ missions and values-without travel or registration fees.

During #GDVF21, prospective applicants will have the chance to:

  • Prepare to submit the ADEA AADSAS® (ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) application by having questions answered by customer service.
  • Connect with admissions officers, dental school faculty and current students.
  • Learn how to put your best foot forward within the application and during interviews.

Good Rx Scholarships

Good Rx has the inaugural GoodRx Scholarship For Future Black Physicians to support Black students studying to be physicians at the undergraduate and professional levels. 20 students total will be awarded $1,000 each. The deadline to apply for the GoodRx Scholarship for Future Black Physicians is May 19th, 2021 at 3PM CST.

Learn More and Apply

National Premed Day Event 5/28

National Premed Day is May 28th! This is the biggest premed event of the year with 3 pre-med tracks (plus one mini pre-PA track), 35 speakers, and thousands of premeds. All for free!

The keynote speaker Dr. Sampson Davis, is an Emergency Medicine Physician and author of Living and Dying in Brick City: Stories from the Front Lines of an Inner-City E.R.

Other speakers include

  • Dr. Kelly Dore, co-creator of the Casper situational judgment test
  • Dr. Leila Harrison, Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, Washington State University
  • Dr. Sunny Nakae, Senior Associate Dean for Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Partnership at the California University of Science and Medicine
  • Dr. Dale Okorodudu, Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician and founder of Diverse Medicine and Black Men In White Coats
  • and many more!

First Generation College Student Scholarship

The Kryder Law Group, LLC is offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are first generation college students. Applicants must submit an essay on a specific topic related to being a first generation college student. Must have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay. Deadline: June 15, 2022.

Read More and Apply Here

Counselors Needed for Scrubs Camp

Counselors are needed to work at Scrubs Camp at Augsburg from July 7 – July 9, 2021; 9:00AM – 4:00 PM daily. Counselors will earn $375 for the three day camp. Scrubs Camp is coordinated by HealthForce Minnesota and provides opportunities for high school students to explore health careers by engaging in interactive sessions led by health care professionals. To apply, contact Brady Malecha at brady.malecha@winona.edu.

PCA Job Opportunity

Message from Alma Silver:

I am a recent graduate of St. Catherine University, and I live independently with a rotation of personal care attendants. I am currently seeking people to join my team of PCAs this coming summer, and I have previously had a lot of luck recruiting applicants through health-related degree programs in the Twin Cities area.

Below is a Job Description and contact information if you are interested.

Job Description

Birch Trail Camp for Girls is hiring! For more information check out birchtrail.com.

Augsburg Student Summer Job Opportunity

Message from Sara Turpen:

My name is Sara Turpen and I’m a director of a summer camp in Northern Wisconsin, Birch Trail Camp for Girls. To students that may still be looking for summer jobs: Working at camp helps build skills that future employers will value as well as impacts children positively, which is needed more than ever after the year we have had. Plus, you get to spend the summer outdoors! Our summer runs from June 7 – August 13 and there are many positions we are still hiring for.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or send your resume: sara@birchtrail.com

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