Free Webinar on the DAT - April 21


Free Webinar on the DAT

Save the date for a FREE Webinar sponsored by the American Dental Association. The Dental Admission Test is an integral part of applying to dental school and can be a source of tremendous stress for predental students. This session is intended to provide valuable information so that students can feel as comfortable and prepared as possible before they sit for the test. The webinar will cover general DAT information, tips for studying, common problems encountered by test takers, and the most frequently asked questions about the DAT. The event will be presented by Nicholas B. Hussong: BA, manager, test administration, and American Dental Association.


Date: Thursday, April 21st

Time: 8:00-9:30pm


Manot Cave Archaeological Dig for Predental Students

Manot Cave Archaeological Dig for Predental Students

Are you interested in a different type of international trip? Join a team of researchers, faculty, and students to Israel to be part of a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to better understand how knowledge in craniofacial development can inform us about archaeology and anthropology. The research team has published preliminary findings in Nature (28 January 2015) that has garnered interest around the world.  Additional information can be gleaned from the project Facebook page (manotcaveproject).

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine is a partner in this dig and is organizing two volunteer student groups to assist in the research: July 10-21 and July 24- August 4, 2016.  Meals and lodging are included.

Contact the coordinator Yvonne McDermott ( for more details as spaces filled up quickly last year for this opportunity.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Events

Spring Admissions Presentations & Tours 

Come learn about the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program at Cornell and how to prepare for a future application. They will also discuss research opportunities and careers in veterinary medicine. If you are in high school, college, a post-bac student or thinking about a career change, attending one of these programs will provide you with the tools to get started on your future at Cornell. 


  • April 9, 2016, 10:00-4:00 Annual Open House (presentation only)
  • May 13, 2016, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • June 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Click here to register today

Cornell on the Road

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC

Veterinary Medical Career Fair                                              

Date: Sunday, March 6, 2016

Time: 2:30-5:00

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC


 Virtual Meeting with Pre-Vet Clubs

 Skype™ with the Director of Admissions -- an informal presentation with lots of time for Q&A! Contact here to set up a meeting with your club.


Dental Bridge Year Opportunity

Londrey, DDS in Richmond, VA offers a year-long, paid, full-time internship for prospective dental students who will be in the '16-17 application process.


  • Completed the DAT and all coursework
  • Available to work Monday - Thursday, 7:15 am - 5:15 pm 
  • 1 year commitment, June 2016 - June 2017
  • Applying to dental school to enter in Fall 2017

Job Duties:
Intern will learn all aspects of dental assisting, hygiene assisting, and practice management in a hands-on team environment.

Interested applicants should contact:
Amy Johns

Medical University of South Carolina Information Sessions

Information Sessions - Medical University of South Carolina
Get the inside track on all things CHP at these on-campus sessions, where experts discuss curricula, financial aid, campus life, and more.
On the day of each session, tour and information session check-in will be located in the College of Health Professions Atrium in Building A.
Spring 2016 Information Sessions
Friday, March 25, 2016
Tours offered at 1:00 pm
Information Session begins at 2:00 pm
Summer 2016 Information Sessions
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Tours offered at 5:00 pm
Information Session begins at 6:00 pm
Friday, July 22, 2016
Tours offered at 1:00 pm
Information Session begins at 2:00 pm
Programs that will be represented at the Information Sessions:
Anesthesia for Nurses
Cardiovascular Perfusion
Health Administration
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Please note: The Office of Student Life and Recruitment hosts Information Sessions each fall, spring and summer. Dates for future sessions will be posted on this site as soon as the dates have been determined.
Campus Tours
We offer optional campus tours one hour prior to each information session. The tours are given by CHP Student Ambassadors so this is a great opportunity to ask questions and hear answers from a student's perspective. They will show you around the great facilities within the College of Health Professions and across the Medical University campus.

Emergency & Wilderness Medicine Schedule + scholarships

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is proud to announce its Spring-Summer 2016 emergency and wilderness medicine schedule, as well as to put out a call for volunteer TAs and assistants for the first half of the year.   For our Colorado-based classes three full tuition scholarships are being offered. All classes, as well as the scholarships, are open to college students and recent grads from any region, including internationally.


Emergency and Wilderness Medicine Schedule

March 16-18      Denver Global Health Advanced First Aid (GHAFA cert) 

March 19-20      Denver Wilderness First Aid (WFA cert)

April 23-25        Denver Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS cert) 

May TBA          Oregon Disaster Response Advanced First Aid (DRAFA cert) 

May 20-22         Denver Global Health Advanced First Aid (GHAFA cert) 

May 22-June 3   Colorado Pre-Med Emergency & Wilderness Medicine (WFR cert)

June 4-12           Alabama 1st Year Medical Student Wilderness Medicine (AWLS cert) 

July 21-30          Costa Rica Pre-Med Wilderness & Tropical Medicine (WFR cert) 

Aug. 7-19           Colorado Pre-Med Emergency & Wilderness Medicine (WFR cert) 

Aug 8-16            Greenland Pre-Med Climate Change & Polar Medicine (academic credit)

Some classes, such as the May-June Emergency & Wilderness Medicine Pre-Med class, are nearly full, so early registration is highly recommended.  See to learn more

about classes and/or to register.


Volunteer TA Program Assistants 

Teaching Assistant Positions for all US-based classes (see above for schedule) 

Marketing Assistants (2-3 positions) 

Curriculum Assistant 


For any of these volunteer positions please send a resume and a letter of interest indicating what you hope to gain from the experience and what skills and strengths you bring to the course or to the Wilderness Medicine Section.  Applications can be sent to  There is a general expectation that for TA positions you have previously successfully completed the course.  Marketing and Curriculum positions require a once a week conference call but can be conducted from one’s home or campus (being in Colorado not necessary).



As mentioned, three (3) full scholarships are being offered for the March, May-June, and August Colorado-based pre-med classes.  To apply for one of the need-based scholarships please see  For questions about the schedule, classes, volunteer positions, or scholarships please contact Dr. Todd Miner at or call 607-592-5224.

Physical Therapy Focus: PTCAS Application Updates

New PTCAS Essay Question in 2016-17 Application Applicants applying via PTCAS in the upcoming 2016-17 cycle will respond to a new PTCAS essay question, "What is professionalism in the context of being a student in a doctor of physical therapist degree program?" Responses will be limited to 4500 characters. DPT programs may require additional school-specific essays. The 2016-2017 application instructions will be available in mid-May.

New Admissions Traffic Rules for DPT Programs
The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), a component of APTA, recently approved new admission traffic rules for DPT education programs and applicants effective in the 2016-17 (next) admissions cycle. PTCAS will post a link to these rules prior to the launch of the 2016-17 admission cycle in July. The original motion language adopted by the ACAPT membership for programsand applicantsis available in the meantime. Most notably, the second rule for programs states, "Programs cannot require a deposit prior to January 15 of the year of enrollment..." While all DPT programs and applicants are expected to abide by these new rules, PTCAS cannot enforce them.  

Physician Assistant Programs Virtual Fair

Physician Assistant Programs Virtual Fair


In an ideal world, you'd be able to visit every PA school you were interested in. You'd see the campus, chat with faculty, and get your questions answered.

Well, here is the next best thing: virtual fairs. Not familiar with virtual fairs? They're a way to connect with programs right from your computer or phone.

You can visit each program's "room" to have direct access to faculty and staff. Ask questions, get application tips, and find out about admission requirements. You'll also have access to a CASPA representative so you can get details about the application process. And it's FREE! Click here to check out all the programs attending.

This year there are 4 virtual fairs: April 25, April 26, July 13, and July 14.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! To register go to

 Email with questions. 

Visit Sherman College of Chiropractic


Showcase Sherman Weekend is a two-day event for prospective students and college advisors to explore chiropractic and Sherman College.

This weekend is designed to ignite your passion for leadership as well as help you begin your pursuit of becoming the next generation of DCs2B. You will have the opportunity to meet current students, faculty and staff.

This event is held quarterly. Bring a transcript for evaluation or an application. Out of town (over 200 miles) prospective students get complimentary accommodations, and can get reimbursement for travel expenses (restrictions apply).

The Spring 2016 SSW will be held April 29th-30th, 2016. The deadline to register for this event is coming up very soon! The deadline is April 15th, 2016. If you have any interest whatsoever about chiropractic or the school this event is THE event to learn, engage, and ignite your passion.

Register online here: