OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

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

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
5:30 – 6:30 PM
University of Washington, Seattle

Dempsey Hall, Room 012

Want to put together a stellar application for law school? Want to avoid the mistakes that so many law school applicants make? Come to this free workshop to learn about the ten common mistakes that law school applicants make and discover practical, straightforward solutions for each one. After taking this workshop, you will understand how to put together a law school application that shines with excellence rather than stinks with ineptitude.

About the Presenter

From Hawaii to Harvard, Peg Cheng helps people get into the law schools they’ve hoped for and dreamed about. She especially loves teaching people how to write memorable and authentic personal statements. Prior to founding her consulting company Prelaw Guru in 2010, Peg worked for more than ten years as a prelaw adviser and career counselor at the University of Washington. For more info, visit: http://www.prelaw-guru.com.

For more info about the Prelaw Society at the UW, visit: http://uwpls.com/ or

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Pre-Law-Society-at-The-University-of-Washington/285870214786426

 

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

As you are planning for spring quarter, it’s also time to review your path to Grad School.  One step in that process is prepping for Graduate School exams.  Kaplan is spreading our message of Practice Smarter with our Get Started Free Practice Test Events.  Wherever you are on your path to Grad School a perfect start is with a practice test.  We will be hosting a free GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT and PCAT tests on Saturday, March 1st at 11:00am in the UW School of Law.

Each attendee will get a detailed score report highlighting their strengths and weaknesses, complete explanations of every question, and strategies for improvement. Take the exam in-person (http://bit.ly/seattlepractice) or live online (kaptest.com/practice). Attendees will also be eligible for a drawing for $500 off a Kaplan course!

We will send you an email confirming your registration and providing instruction for check in the day of the test.

Any questions can be directed to Crispin.Franco@Kaplan.com

Official Entry – Click here to register.…and submit your 5-7 p. Business Summary online.

Deadline Sunday midnight, February 23 (no late entries)

Judges will select the top 21 teams to advance to the UW EIC on April 3.

Examples of business summaries from previous years are available for preview, in our office and a few business summaries are available online.
Check out the outline for the Judging Criteria. … and Learn More.
And there’s more…

BPC/EIC Resource Nights: “Insights from Past EIC/BPC Participants”
Thursday, February 20, 6-7:50 pm, Dempsey Hall 104

Resource Nights are a great way to prepare for the UW Environmental Innovation Challenge and the Business Plan Competition, or simply learn what it takes to start your own business. This Thursday’s class will feature a panel of awards winners from past UW Environmental Innovation Challenges and Business Plan Competitions:
Adam Greenberg & Ryan Vogel, Pure Blue Technologies (EIC/BPC 2013)
Brian Glaister, Cadence Biomedical (BPC 2010)
Katlin Jackson, HaitiBabi (BPC 2012)
The panelists will share their experiences, the ins and outs of the competitions, and what it takes to win! Resource Nights are open to the public. Can’t make it? No problem. We’re recording it! Watch it here.

UW EIC Office Hours for student teams
Wednesdays: February 26, March 5 and 12
3-5pm, by appointment only – 30 minutes with the experts
Dempsey Hall 211, Herbold Innovation Lab
Need feedback or advice on your prototype or business plan? Teams entering the UW EIC and/or the BPC and can sign up to meet with mentors for 30-minutes of professional guidance on everything from IP to marketing. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity!  A list of mentors and a link to sign up will be available shortly on the UW EIC Facebook page and website. These will go quickly – so sign up fast.

Questions? ptufts@uw.edu

Pam Tufts | Assistant Director
Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship

UW Foster School of Business, Dempsey Hall 227
206.685-3813 ptufts@uw.edu

UW Environmental Innovation Challenge
Connect with UW EIC on Facebook!

 

DATE WORKSHOP TIME / LOCATION
Thursday, January 16th Statement of Purpose 7:00PM | MGH 238
Monday, January 20th Statement of Purpose 6:00PM | MGH 254
Tuesday, January 28th Resumes/Cover Letters 6:00PM | MGH 254
Wednesday, February 12th Resumes/Cover Letters 6:00PM | MGH
Sunday, February 23rd Resumes/Cover Letters 6:00PM | MGH
Thursday, February 27th Self-Editing 6:00PM | MGH
Monday, March 10th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM | MGH
Tuesday, March 11th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM |Poplar Hall 106
Wednesday, March 12th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM |McCarty Hall 334
Thursday, March 13th English 131 Outcomes Workshop 5:00PM | MGH

 

Saturday ~ February 22, 2014

D209 Health Sciences Bldg

10:00 a.m. ~ Noon

 Are you interested in a future in dentistry?

Do you have questions about?

How to apply to dental school

When to apply to dental school

What pre-requisite courses to take

How to prepare your personal statement or who to ask for references

 Join us for a discussion with admissions staff & current dental students

 To register for this event

please send an email with your Full name and Contact information to:

idds@uw.edu

 

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Career (Re)Launch Workshop

Whether you’re looking to land your first job or transition to a new role after being in the workforce for several years, the UW Career Center can help guide you through your next move. The Career (Re)Launch Workshop combines three key job search workshops for alumni:

LinkedIn or Left Out?
How to build or improve an existing LinkedIn profile and use it effectively to network and gather career information.

Job Search Strategies
Learn about the most successful job search strategies, how to use them and tips for finding a job in a recovering economy.

Successful Interviewing
Practical information and tips to help you ace any interview by exploring popular questions and how to answer them, interview preparation techniques and more.

Coffee and light refreshments provided by Starbucks.

When: Thursday, Feb. 27
5:30–8:30 p.m.
Where: Mary Gates Hall, Room 134
UW Career Center, Seattle Campus
Cost: Free; advance registration encouraged.

 Register Here

 

OMA&D EOP and Career Services Presents: “How to Make a Powerful First Impression”  Career Workshop

GOAL: Be Prepared to start 2014 STRONG, EMPOWERED & READY for opportunities.

  • Learn How to Tell Your Story – Develop an effective “Elevator Speech”
  • Career Networking Tips – Be prepared for upcoming Career and Internship Fairs and other exciting opportunities
  • Building Professional Relationships – Learn how to meet and connect with Faculty & Professionals
  • Connect with UW Career Counselor, Tina Wang – Take advantage of great Career Resources

tina wangCheck out Tina Wang’s biography on the Career Center website  

DATE:   Wed. January 22, 2014

TIME:  3PM-4:30PM PLACE: Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) Unity Room – (3931 Brooklyn Ave & NE 40th)

Workshop Facilitators: Tina Wang, UW Career Counselor and Linda Ando, EOP Academic Adviser

WHO:  OMA&D Students (EOP/SSS/CAMP/Champions/Diversity & Costco Scholars)

RSVP: Sign Up EARLY, Deadline Date: Monday, January 20th – Enrollment 30 Students

**Send your FULL NAME, Student ID #, Major Interests ** to riziki@uw.edu (Linda/EOP)   Any questions, contact Linda Ando, EOP Adviser at riziki@uw.edu or 206-221-2836

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