Information Sessions & Events



To provide the best guidance to students and alumni, Health Careers Advising offers information sessions, group and individual advising, and applicant seminars that address all aspects of the preparation for study and careers in health and medicine. 

 Unless otherwise noted, all information sessions are in CareerLAB, 167 Angell Street.

 INFORMATION SESSIONS: 2016-2017


FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS AND OTHERS NEW TO THE HEALTH CAREERS TRACK

All students new to the pre-med/health careers track should attend one of our information sessions during the fall or spring semesters. Students must attend a session before meeting with George Vassilev or Karen Whittet in office hours or by appointment.

FALL 2016
Tuesday, October 11 4:00-5:00pm CareerLAB
SPRING 2017
TBA February TBA TBA

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FOR SOPHOMORES

All sophomores interested in the pre-med/health careers track should attend one of our information sessions during the fall or spring semesters. Students must attend a session before meeting with George Vassilev or Karen Whittet in office hours or by appointment.

FALL 2016
Thursday, October 13 4:00-5:00pm CareerLAB
SPRING 2017
TBA, March TBA TBA

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APPLICANT SEMINARS FOR STUDENTS AND ALUMNI INTERESTED IN FALL 2018 ADMISSION TO HEALTH CAREERS SCHOOLS

Students and alumni who wish to apply in summer 2017 for fall 2018 admission to health professions schools attend a series of 5 applicant seminars during the academic year prior to the application. We ask that you attend these in the year prior to your application even if you have attended in a previous year without applying. APPLICANT SEMINAR #1 (4 dates in the fall) and APPLICANT SEMINAR #5 (early May) are mandatory. We strongly encourage all potential applicants to participate in the other three applicant seminars as well. All students and alumni near campus attend in person. Alumni far from campus attend our concurrent live WebEx broadcasts of these seminars. 

Attendance at one of the APPLICANT SEMINAR #1 dates is also required before meeting with George Vassilev to discuss your application. Students or alumni who have not attended will not be able to submit an HCAD or register for an interview with a member of the Health Careers Advisory Committee. Alumni far from campus should contact Health Careers Advising late in the fall to discuss their backgrounds and plans as well as attend the mandatory applicant seminars.

NOTE: All potential applicants must submit all necessary information on time in accordance with the Timetable & Deadlines for the 2017- 2018 Application Process. 

APPLICANT SEMINARS AT A GLANCE

APPLICANT SEMINAR #1              
The Big Picture (4 dates offered- Fall only)  
MANDATORY
APPLICANT SEMINAR #2               
Ace Your Personal Statement (Fall only)
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 
APPLICANT SEMINAR #3                
School Selection, Pick & Pay
 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED  
APPLICANT SEMINAR #4                
Rock Your Interview 

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

APPLICANT SEMINAR #5       
Roundup 
MANDATORY

APPLICANT SEMINAR CALENDAR

FALL 2016

***NOTE FOR ALUMNI FAR FROM CAMPUS***

All Applicant Seminars will be available LIVE through WebEx ONLY to alumni far from campus. 

For Log-in instructions click HERE

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APPLICANT SEMINAR #1- The Big Picture
Thursday, September 29 4:00-5:00 pm CareerLAB
Monday, October 17 12:00-1:00 pm CareerLAB
Thursday, November 10 4:00-5:00 pm CareerLAB
Thursday, December 1 12:00-1:00 pm CareerLAB
APPLICANT SEMINAR #2- Ace Your Personal Statement
Thursday, October 20 4:00-5:00pm CareerLAB
SPRING 2017
APPLICANT SEMINAR #3- School Selection, Pick & Pay
TBA, March  TBA TBA
APPLICANT SEMINAR #4- Rock Your Interview
TBA, April  TBA TBA
MANDATORY APPLICANT SEMINAR #5- Roundup
TBA, May  TBA TBA

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FOR ALL STUDENTS & ALUMNI INTERESTED IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Health Careers Advising arranges a number of events, programs and workshops throughout the year. Information about such events is publicized periodically through our website, Facebook page, listserv, University Calendar and Morning Mail.

The Health Careers Peer Advisors coordinate one program per semesters. The details will be announced when available. 

 


 

Health Careers Advising Bonanza

Kick off the semester with drop-in advising (and cookies) with the entire advising team: George Vassilev, Karen Whittet, Kathy Toro and the Health Careers Peer Advisors.

  • FALL 2015 SESSION 1: Tuesday, September 6, 11am- 1pm , CareerLAB
  • SPRING 2016 SESSION 2 : TBA, April

Brown’s Annual Professional School Fair and Admission Panel. Refreshments provided

Tuesday, September 27

11 am-2pm, FAIR- SAYLES HALL

  • Health and law professions schools, student groups, employers

3 pm- 4pm, ADMISSION PANEL- PETTERUTI LOUNGE

  • Brown's Alpert Medical School and University of Chicago's Pritsker School of Medicine

 


 

Mt.Sinai School of Medicine-Recruitment and Admission Coordinator Dr. Jessica Reid-Adam, MD (Brown ’99) will present the school and the FlexMedProgram

Thursday, October 27, 12-1pm, CareerLAB


 

Health Careers Forum: Dentistry

A workshop for all students interested in dentistry

TBA

 


 

Health Careers Forum: Veterinary Medicine

A workshop for all students interested in veterinary medicine and related careers

TBA


 

MCAT Decoded- an information session about the exam for all students interested in medicine

Thursday, November 17, 12-1pm, CareerLAB

 


 

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