Pre-Professional Student Week 2015
Monday, April 13 - Friday, April 17
Join us for a week focused on preparing pre-health and pre-law students for a future in health and law professions. Students will meet with current professionals, learn how to prepare for the application process and sharpen skills that they will need to be uniquely qualified candidates for the graduate program of their choice. The programs are sponsored by University College Pre-Professional Programs and many campus partners. Attend 3 or more programs and be entered into a drawing for a free Kaplan Test Preparation course – valued up to $2000!
Monday, April 13 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Warwick Center Ballroom
Oh! The Places You’ll Go: Health Grad School Expo
Interested in becoming a physician, dentist, physical therapist, physician’s assistant, optometrist, or other allied healthcare professional? Chat with reps from over 50 healthcare graduate and professional schools from throughout the southeast region and beyond. Co-sponsored by the Career Center, College of Health and Human Services and UC Pre-Professional Programs.
Monday, April 13 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Hoggard Hall 249
A Direction You Choose: An Academic Planning Workshop
Work with advisors to create an action plan for completing prerequisites and courses that will prepare you for graduate school while completing University Studies and major requirements.
Tuesday, April 14 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | DePaolo Hall Conference Room
Life’s A Great Balancing Act: Student Experiences Beyond the Classroom
Meaningful out-of-class experiences are important in building a well-rounded professional school application. Hear from current students who took advantage of different experiences to help them stand out in the application process. Co-presented with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement.
Tuesday, April 14 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | DePaolo Hall Conference Room
Off to Great Places: Study Abroad for the Pre-Professional Student
Many students inquire about study abroad opportunities that connect with their pre-health or pre-law interests. Look no further! Learn more about the study abroad opportunities that can enhance your undergraduate experience.
Wednesday, April 15 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Morton Hall 100
Ready for Anything: Student Week Keynote & Recognition Reception
Spend your lunch break with Pre-Professional Programs as we recognize our exemplary pre-professional students and provide motivating words to get us “ready for anything.”
Wednesday, April 15 | 5:00 pm (Pre-Law), 6:30 pm (Pre-Health) | Leutze Hall 103
Points to Be Scored: Kaplan Test Preparation Workshop
Join Kaplan experts to learn more about preparing for entrance exams. Free materials will be provided.
Thursday, April 16 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | DePaolo Hall Conference Room
On Your Way Up: A Personal Statement & Interview Workshop
Having writer’s block or experiencing chair fright? Join the Career Center as they review the top tips for writing a powerful personal statement and rocking a memorable interview.
Thursday, April 16 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | McNeill Multipurpose Room
Join the High Fliers: A Pre-Health Practitioner Panel
Hear from a panel of health professionals about the realities of being a professional in healthcare.
Thursday, April 16 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Trask 117
Mind-Maker-Upper: A Pre-Law Debate Workshop
Join dynamic experts and professors in communication as they provide an interactive debate experience to assist pre-law students in sharpening deliberation and reasoning skills.