OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

American Osteoapathic Association Annual Conference will be held Oct. 24th at the Washington State Convention center. The conference will allow students to:

  • Meet osteopathic medical students osteopathic medical school admissions directors, and AACOM representatives
  • Have personal questions answered by medical students
  • Opportunity to do community service and workshops alongside medical students
  • Discover Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Learn about the uses of OMT and the most used techniques for common patient presentations
  • Attend interactive workshops

For more information contact: Patricia Egwuatu, pegwuatu@pnwu.edu

 

 

Attention students interested in Nursing!

NURSING WORKSHOP

When: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Where: Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center – Unity Room

Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm

Please attend to learn more about:

  • Nursing Application Review
  • Nursing Advising
  • Student Panel
  • Question and Answer Period

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing & Educational Opportunity Program, Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity

For additional information contact EOP Advisers: Candace Fries 206-221-2843 or Joshua Griggs 206-543-7132

Careers in the Tech Industry for Non-Tech Students

Thursday, October 16, 4:30 – 6:30 PM, HUB 214

Have you been thinking that you would like to carve out a career in the tech world, but don’t have computer or engineering skills? Many high-tech firms have jobs and careers that are not tech related. This employer panel will help you become aware of what those jobs/careers might be and how best to apply for them. There will be time for the audience to ask questions to the panelists and the opportunity to mix and mingle after the presentation. Employers from Amazon, Simply Measured, Tableau, and Mu-Sigma will be present.

 

No RSVP needed. Questions? Email crecruit@uw.edu

Learn more about the UW School of Dentistry Admissions process.

Tuesday November 18, 2014

4:30pm-6:00pm

Health Sciences Building, Turner Auditorium Room D209

To register for this event please send an email to: memoryb@u.washington.edu

Health Equity Circle is an interdisciplinary student organization that understands that health is more than healthcare.We focus on “up-stream” solutions to issues affecting the health and well-being of our communities by: 1) building student leaders’ community organizing capacity, and 2) connecting students and community partners to work together effectively on campaigns.

Join us for Health Equity Circle’s Annual General Assembly

What: A night where students from all health professions can join together to talk about what matters to them and to get plugged into actions to improve their communities.

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm

Place: Vista Cafe of the William H. Foege building

RSVP HERE: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/uitog or on Facebook

FREE DINNER!

 

 

The Career Center is offering a new workshop series this Fall in which employers will come to campus to host workshops and facilitate discussions on career development topics.

More information: Employer-Led Workshops

We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in Seattle.  Starting this fall, you can begin your training to become a Seattle MESA math and science tutor for high school students.

WHAT IS THE SEATTLE MESA TUTOR TRAINING PROGRAM ALL ABOUT?

Seattle MESA provides opportunities and resources that inspire students traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields, to pursue education and careers in math, engineering and science (http://www.seattlemesa.org/).  We are offering a tutor training and certification for UW graduate and undergraduate students as well as community members to work with Seattle high school students in math and science.

WHO CAN TUTOR?

Engaging and motivated UW graduate and undergraduate students who want to work with high school students and have a commitment to diversity and inclusion.  We are looking for students who want training and experience working in local Seattle schools with a cohort of trained peers.

Seattle MESA Tutors must complete to following:

  • Complete a Seattle MESA Introductory Tutoring Training Workshop (CENV 410).
  • Attend a weekly seminar during their first quarter of tutoring (CENV 420 offered Autumn or Winter quarters).
  • Tutor students once a week on site at a partner school during the afterschool program hours.
  • Complete and pass the appropriate subject area test.
  • Complete a background check through the Seattle Public Schools and follow UW volunteer guidelines.

HOW AND WHEN CAN I START?

Register now for the fall MESA Introductory Tutor Training Workshop (C ENV 410 Special Topics in the Fall Time Schedule). This is a 1 credit hour tutor skills and cultural competency training designed to get you ready to work one on one and in small groups with Seattle high school students in math. You will observe teachers and your students in their classrooms and complete a series of assignments and reflections.  There will be two workshops opportunities offered in fall quarter: one in October and the other in November. They meet three Wednesdays each:  Sept. 24, Oct.1 and 8 from 3-5 pm OR Nov 5,12,and 19 from 4-6pm.  All students must also be able to complete a classroom observation during the day at a local high school.

CAN SEATTLE MESA TUTORING COUNT TOWARDS MY MAJOR OR MINOR? Maybe!  Our tutoring training program coursework can fulfill the Field Experience requirement for theELS minor and may be considered as credits towards theDiversity minor.

Questions? Please see our FAQ at depts.washington.edu/seamesa or email mtutoruw@uw.edu with specific questions.

Interested in going to law school but can’t afford to pay $1200+ for LSAT prep classes? We’ve got you covered. There will be another low-cost, high quality, LSAT prep course at UW. You can apply for the course (and see testimonials, etc.) at campusprep.org.

*Please Note: You cannot currently apply using your smart phone.

The course will start in JULY and prepare you for the late September test date. The entire 30 hour course, with 3 practice exams, costs $165-$195, if you qualify for need-based aid; it is $295, if you just want to save $1000 on your prep.

The instructor for the course has tutored for several years and taught the LSAT with one of the major prep companies.  He scored in the top 3 percentile on the exam.  He received his Masters in philosophy at UW and teaches at Seattle University.

You can try the course for free by having until before the second class session to receive a full refund for any reason. Apply at Campusprep.org

Schedule:

Tuesdays 6-9pm

7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26, 9/23

Proctored (practice) exams:

Sat. 7/26 11-2pm, Sat. 8/16 11-2pm, 9/20 11-2pm

(make-up classes available)

Apply ASAP, as there will be more applications than there are spaces available. Email questions to admin@campusprep.org

Interested in going to law school but can’t afford to pay $1200+ for LSAT prep classes? We’ve got you covered. There will be another low-cost, high quality, LSAT prep course at UW. You can apply for the course (and see testimonials, etc.) at campusprep.org.

*Please Note: You cannot currently apply using your smart phone.

The course will start in April and prepare you for the June test date. The entire 30 hour course, with 3 practice exams, costs $165-$195, if you qualify for need-based aid; it is $295, if you just want to save $1000 on your prep.

The instructor for the course has tutored for several years and taught the LSAT with one of the major prep companies.  He scored in the top 3 percentile on the exam.  He received his Masters in philosophy at UW and teaches at Seattle University.

You can try the course for free by having until before the second class session to receive a full refund for any reason. Apply at Campusprep.org

Schedule (***please let us know if this schedule does not work for you):

Tuesday 6-9pm

4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20

 Proctored (practice) exams:

Sat. 4/25 11-2pm, Sat. 5/24 11-2pm

(make-up classes available)

Apply ASAP, as there will be more applications than there are spaces available. Email questions to admin@campusprep.org

Student Fiscal Services, will be hosting a few tax workshops regarding the 1098T federal tax form! Taxes can be confusing, so we hope to shed some light on the subject, making it easier for students to understand and file their taxes in a timely manner.

Please, see details below for our schedule for “Resident and Citizens,” and “Non-Resident Aliens,” with the ISS (International Student Services Office) confirmed below:

Date Time Location Targeted Audience
02/28/2014 12:30PM – 1:30PM Odegaard 220 Residence & Citizens
03/12/2014 2:00PM – 3:00PM Odegaard 220 Residence & Citizens
03/14/2014 12:30PM – 1:30pPM Odegaard 220 Non-Resident Aliens/ ISS office
03/19/2014 2:00PM – 3:00PM Odegaard 220 Non-Resident Aliens/ISS office
04/02/2014 12:30PM – 1:30PM Odegaard 220 Residence & Citizens
04/08/2014 12:30PM – 1:30PM Odegaard 220 Non-Resident Aliens/ISS office
04/09/2014 12:30PM – 1:30PM Odegaard 220 Residence & Citizens

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