Workshop Series

Doctors chart and stethoscope

The WSU PMHSC is happy to provide a variety of workshops designed to strengthen a pre-health science candidate in numerous ways.  Workshop topics vary from semester to semester and are offered during the Fall and Winter terms only. Check back regularly for a list of workshop topics, dates, times and locations.  An RSVP is required to get the Zoom link for the workshop. PMHSC visits and events are intended for current WSU students only.  

 

PMHSC Fall 2020 Workshops

Workshop Title Date and Time Description Location Intended Audience
    August & September 2020: Interviewing    
Prepping for a Standardized Interview August 26, 2020 from 3-4pm The MMI and CASPer are two types of standardized interviews schools are using to screen candidates.  Learn more about why schools use standardized interviews, and how to prepare for them. Zoom
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-PA
Virtual Involvement September 8, 2020 from 3-4pm This workshop is designed to assist pre-health students in gathering resources to get  involved  in a virtual climate.  Particular attention will be given to experiences that involve healthcare. Zoom
  • All pre-health students
Prepping for a Standardized Interview September 15, 2020 from 4-5pm The MMI and CASPer are two types of standardized interviews schools are using to screen candidates.  Learn more about why schools use standardized interviews, and how to prepare for them. Zoom
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-PA
Interviewing Techniques for the Pre-Health Student September 17, 2020 from 4-5pm Join Arlinda Pringle from Career Services to discuss techniques for the remote interview setting including tips about how to interact with various types of interviewers. Zoom
  • All pre-health students
CV Development for the Pre-Health Student September 23, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm The PMHSC encourages students to use a CV to track their activities and use when applying for volunteer opportunities, research labs and professional school.  Learn more about the structure and purpose of the CV in this workshop. Zoom
  • All pre-health students
What to Expect in the First Year September 30, 2020 from 3-4pm The first year of college is foundational to being a competitive applicant for medical school.  Come learn what to expect in the first year and how to organize your time to be a successful applicant Zoom
  • Pre-med
    October 2020: Test Prep     
MCAT Prep, Tips & Tricks October 8, 2020 from 4-5pm  The workshop will include suggestions for students who are interested in creating their own study plan.  No content review will be provided. Zoom
  • Pre-med
DAT Prep: Things to Consider October 14, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm The workshop will include suggestions for students who are preparing for the Dental Admissions Test including resources available to students and an examination of the PAT questions. Zoom
  • Pre-dental
MCAT Prep, Tips & Tricks October 21, 2020 from 11am-12pm The workshop will include suggestions for students who are interested in creating their own study plan.  No content review will be provided. Zoom
  • Pre-med
DAT Prep: Things to Consider October 28, 2020 from 11am-12pm The workshop will include suggestions for students who are preparing for the Dental Admissions Test including resources available to students and an examination of the PAT questions. Zoom
  • Pre-dental
    November 2020: Getting Involved     
Research: What & How November 4, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm Many pre-health students are interested in doing research but don't know much about the what & how.  The workshop will address what research entails, the kinds of things you might do and how to get involved Zoom
  • All pre-health students
Patient Care Panel November 10, 2020 from 3-4:30pm Medical and dental schools expect applicants to have paid or volunteer patient care experience. Learn from Volunteer Coordinators at area hospitals about the "what" and "when" with patient care opportunities resuming and their thoughts on "how" to stay safe volunteering in area hospitals. Zoom
  • Pre-med
  • Pre-dental
Postbac Workshop November 12, 2020 from 3-4pm The words "post bac" can be very confusing when referenced for medical or dental school preparation.  This workshop will explore the various reasons students consider engaging in postbac coursework as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.  Zoom 
  • Pre-med
  • Pre-dental