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Welcome to the Introductory Pre-Health Seminar. September 5, 2012. Dr. Michael Samide Chemistry Mrs. Cathy Holland CHASE, JH153 . Welcome to the Introductory Pre-Health Seminar. My goal to help you become the best candidate possible through honest advising and quality programming .

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Welcome to the introductory pre health seminar

Welcome to theIntroductory Pre-HealthSeminar

September 5, 2012

Dr. Michael Samide

Chemistry

Mrs. Cathy Holland

CHASE, JH153


Welcome to the introductory pre health seminar1

Welcome to theIntroductory Pre-HealthSeminar

My goalto help you become the best candidate possible through honest advising and quality programming.


Welcome to the introductory pre health seminar2

Welcome to theIntroductory Pre-HealthSeminar

www.butler.edu/chase


Where am i

Where am I?

  • Gallahue Hall

  • Room 317

  • Mondays 1 to 3pm


Before we begin

Before we begin…

  • Professionalism

    • E-mail

    • Conduct (classroom, etc)

    • Choices

  • Personality

    • Outgoing

    • Confident

    • Self-aware

    • Serious and dedicated

The

BIG

Question


The whole process

The whole process

  • Freshman/Sophomore year

    • Work hard in your classes

      • GPA is easy to destroy and hard to rebuild

    • Practice Realism

    • Volunteer/Shadow/Attend speakers

    • Start writing your personal statement

    • Act responsibly

  • Junior Year

    • Finish required course work

    • Continue to volunteer and shadow

    • Exam Preparation

    • Take entrance exams

    • Apply to your schools…summer!

  • Senior Year

    • Take challenging classes

    • Wait for and then immediately fill out secondary application

    • Interview

    • Wait…

Clinical exposure is a MUST

Schools have rescinded offers


What we do

What we do

  • Advising

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • Entrance exam review

  • Skills workshops

  • Misc. health information


Advising

Advising

  • We work in concert with your academic advisor to make sure that you have all of the requirements met for your professional school program

    • Easy for medical school

    • More requirements for dental, vet, optometry, and PT

    • Have advising “cheat sheets” for all students to use


Medical school course requirements

Medical School Course Requirements

  • Chemistry

    • CH105-6

    • CH351-2

    • CH361

  • Biology

    • BI202-3

  • Physics

    • PH107-8

  • Psychology

    • SW250-PS

  • Sociology

    • SW200-SO

  • Math

    • Statistics – Some experience with stats

    • Calculus – Not a bad idea…

These are new…you will need them in 2015 for the MCAT

BI202-3 can be taken in the sophomore, junior, or senior year…unless you’re a bio major.


Dental school course requirements

Dental School Course Requirements

  • Chemistry

    • CH105-6

    • CH351-2

    • CH361

  • Biology

    • BI201-2

  • Physics

    • PH107-8

  • Psychology

    • SW250-PS01

  • Math

    • Statistics – Some experience with stats

    • Calculus – Not a bad idea…

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

    • PX334 and PX335 or BI411 and BI307

BI201-2 can be taken in the sophomore, junior, or senior year…unless you’re a bio major.


Veterinarian school course requirements

Veterinarian School Course Requirements

  • Chemistry

    • CH105-6

    • CH351-2

    • CH361 and CH462

  • Biology

    • BI201, 202, 203, 301, 320, 411, and 438

    • (so much bio, you should really be a bio major)

  • Physics

    • PH107-8

  • Math

    • MA162

    • MA106

  • Other

    • Animal Nutrition (through Purdue)


Optometry school course requirements

Optometry School Course Requirements

  • Chemistry

    • CH105-6

    • CH351-2

    • CH361

  • Biology

    • BI202-3

    • BI438

  • Physics

    • PH107-8

  • Psychology

    • SW250-PS01

  • Math

    • MA106

    • MA162

BI201-2 can be taken in the sophomore, junior, or senior year…unless you’re a bio major.


Physical therapy school course requirements

Physical Therapy School Course Requirements

  • Chemistry

    • CH105-6

  • Biology

    • BI201-2

  • Physics

    • PH107-8

  • Psychology

    • SW250-PS01

    • PS320

  • Math

    • MA106

    • MA162

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

    • PX334 and PX335

BI201-2 can be taken in the sophomore, junior, or senior year…unless you’re a bio major.

Requirements vary so check the PT school website or PTCAS


What you can do about coursework

What you can do about coursework

  • Get A’s the first time through

    • Really learn the material…the first time

    • No binge studying

    • Change the way you learn!!!!!

    • Read! Read! Read!

  • Participate and engage

    • Ask questions

    • Visit office hours

    • Go beyond the expectations

The

BIG

Question


Personalized assessment

Personalized Assessment

  • During the 2nd semester of your sophomore year, you must meet individually with me!

  • We look at transcript

  • We talk about professional development

  • We make an assessment and prediction of your success.

  • This meeting is mandatory for all sophomores…so expect it.


Professional mentoring program

Professional Mentoring Program

  • In the spring of your sophomore year, you are invited to a pre-health network reception.

  • Chance to chat with folks in your area.

  • Make connections, begin a professional relationship

  • Discuss current issues, plan to shadow, etc.

  • More info sent out next fall!!!


Personalized advising

Personalized Advising

  • Office Hours Monday from 1 to 3pm

  • Specific questions answered


A time for questions

A time for Questions


What we do1

What we do

  • Advising

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • Entrance exam review

  • Skills workshops

  • Misc. health information


Letters of recommendation

Letters of Recommendation

  • Develop an academic relationship with several faculty

    • 2 in science

    • 1 non-science

  • Approach faculty early spring of your Junior year.

  • Packet of information provided by you to the faculty member

  • Manage letters online


What we do2

What we do

  • Advising

  • Committee letters to schools

  • Entrance exam review

    • Junior year

    • Outsourced course on campus

  • Skills workshops

  • Misc. health information


What we do3

What we do

  • Advising

  • Committee letters to schools

  • Entrance exam review

  • Skills workshops

    • Interview skills

    • Personal statement polishing

  • Misc. health information


What we do4

What we do

  • Advising

  • Committee letters to schools

  • Entrance exam review

  • Skills workshops

  • Misc. health information

    • DC, MOT, etc.

    • Pre-health club???

    • Pre-dental club???

    • CHASE-sponsored panels and events


A time for questions1

A time for Questions


Matriculation info

Matriculation Info

  • IU Medical School

    • GPA: 3.72 or higher

    • MCAT: 31 or higher

    • 328/3669 (8.9%)

    • Skilled in

      • Communication

      • Learning

      • Self-awareness/self-care

      • Moral and ethical judgment

      • Problem solving

      • Professionalism

  • IU Dental School

    • GPA: 3.6 or higher

    • DAT: 19s

    • 104/1619 (6.4%)

    • Skills necessary are:

      • Fine motor skills

      • Critical thinking

      • Behavioral

      • Communication

      • Professional


Matriculation info1

Matriculation Info

  • Purdue Vet School

    • GPA: 3.6 or higher

    • GRE: 500V; 650Q; 600A

    • 70/659

    • Skills necessary are:

      • Routine work (variety)

      • Critical thinking

      • Behavioral

      • Communication

      • Life-long learning

      • Professional

  • IU Optometry School

    • GPA: 3.5 or higher

    • OAT: Acad. Ave = 336

    • 77/459

    • Skills necessary are:

      • Critical thinking

      • Behavioral

      • Communication

      • Business

      • Professional


Matriculation info2

Matriculation Info

  • IU PT School

    • GPA: 3.8 or higher

    • GRE: competitive

    • 40 (very small!)

    • Skills necessary are:

      • Clinical work (40hrs)

      • Critical thinking

      • Behavioral

      • Communication

      • Medical Terminology

      • Professional


A couple of useful websites

A couple of useful websites

  • PT

    • http://www.ptcas.org/index.html

  • Med

    • www.aamc.org

  • Dent

    • www.adea.org

  • Opt

    • http://www.opt.indiana.edu/

  • Vet

    • http://www.vet.purdue.edu/prospective.html


More time for other questions

More time for other Questions


Reality check

Reality Check!

  • Are you qualified for a health profession?

    • Need strong science/math skills

    • Need drive and motivation and focus

    • Need to know how to study and delegate time

    • Need excellent communication skills

    • Need clinical experience

  • What else is out there?

    • Public health administration

    • PT/Opt/Dental Assistant programs

    • Nursing

    • Non-health care related fields

  • What can I do besides a health profession?

    • Anything you’re passionate about and qualified for

  • I’ve always wanted to be a doctor!

    • Many have said this and aren’t


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