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Help! I Need Somebody…I Am a New Pre-Health P rofessions A dvisor!. Bowling Green State University Shai Collier, Academic Advisor Lee Ann Koenigbauer, Academic Advisor Session 277/461. Overview. Strategies for gathering information People Places Things

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Help i need somebody i am a new pre health p rofessions a dvisor

Help! I Need Somebody…I Am a New Pre-Health Professions Advisor!

Bowling Green State University

Shai Collier, Academic Advisor

Lee Ann Koenigbauer, Academic Advisor Session 277/461


Overview

Overview

  • Strategies for gathering information

    • People

    • Places

    • Things

  • Strategies for coping with stress – adapted from “How to Survive Your Freshman Year in High School”

    “How to Survive Your Freshman Year in High School”. wikiHow to do anything. Mediawiki. 24 Aug 2012. 28 Aug 2012. <http://www.wikihow.com/Survive-Your-Freshman-Year-in-High-School>


Context

Context

Bowling Green State University (BGSU)

  • Public institution

  • 20,000 (approximately)

  • “Pre-professional” preparation programs

  • College of Arts & Sciences

  • Two tiered advising system

    • Faculty

    • Professional advisors


Strategies

People, Places, Things

Strategies


Strategies with people

“Strategies With People”

  • Faculty

  • NACADA health professions colleagues

  • Outreach to other institutions

  • Seasoned advisor(s)

  • Collaborating across campus

    • College of Health and Human Services

    • Honors, AIMS, SETGO, SMEA, IDEAL

    • Student organizations


Strategies in places

Strategies in “Places”

  • Webinars

  • Conferences

  • Office resources

  • Institution library

  • Internet

  • NACADA Pre-Health Care Advising Website: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Clearinghouse/AdvisingIssues/Pre-Health.htm#res


Strategies with things

“Strategies With Things”

  • Key publications

    • AAMC Medical school admission requirements

    • Preview guide for new MCAT

  • Professional organizations

  • Health profession application websites

  • Read, read, read

  • Social media


Just like surviving 9 th grade

Tips and Tricks

Just like surviving 9th grade


1 make good first impressions

1. Make Good First Impressions

  • Use your poker face

  • Act professionally

  • Office space

  • Ok to say you don’t know

  • Be teachable

  • Respect is earned


2 find someone to sit with at lunch making friends

2. Find Someone to Sit With At Lunch (Making Friends)

This is all about making friends on your campus that are critical to the success of your new role…

  • Registrar

  • Faculty

  • Staff

  • Student Financial Aid

  • Bursar

  • Etc.


3 find someone to follow to class

3. Find Someone to Follow to Class

  • Experienced advisors

  • Experienced faculty

  • Support staff

  • Other institution professionals

  • Vendors


4 study

4. Study

  • Webinars

  • Professional journals

  • Professional organization websites

  • Education associations

  • Current events and trends

  • List serve dialogue

  • Pre-professional literature/books


5 be involved in extracurricular activities

5. Be Involved in Extracurricular Activities

  • Conferences

  • Advisory council/board

  • Recruitment for science disciplines

  • Committees

    • Curriculum

    • Student Retention

    • General Education

  • Email List Serve


6 eat breakfast and lunch

6. Eat Breakfast and Lunch

Work well, eat well, rest well, play well

  • Get away from your new role

  • Don’t check your email after office hours

  • Don’t ask your doctor how they passed MCAT

  • Exercise

  • Schedule down time during the work day


7 be organized

7. Be Organized

  • Organization is key

  • Catalog the information you are gathering

  • Save informational files

  • Technology is your friend – utilize it to your advantage


Thank you

Your Ideas

Thank you!!!


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