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Adviser-led workshops and tutorials provide resources for interviewing for medical school applications, writing personal statements, and finding gap year opportunities.

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Recent AMCAS Applicant Panel: Tips and Tricks to Stand Out

The panelists will provide tips regarding the AMCAS application. This will include a discussion of the application timeline, components of the application, common challenges, and any other pertinent information.

Life in Medical School

The presenters will discuss each year of medical school and what comprises their year as well as a comparison of how the years change. They will also describe what aspects of each year they enjoy the most. They will also speak about their individual experiences with research, MD-PhD program, work/life balance, and choosing the right medical school.
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Writing a Personal Statement for Health Professions Applications

Andrew will discuss the personal statement for medical school applications. He will describe some effective strategies for writing one and suggest solutions for some common problems that applicants have with the genre.
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Applying to Law School Workshop

Law schools have a variety of application requirements and deadlines that you must meet to be considered for admission. It is important to plan ahead. This presentation on the law school admission process will help you get started.
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Applying to Law School

Law schools have a variety of application requirements and deadlines that you must meet to be considered for admission. It is important to plan ahead. This presentation on the law school admission process will help you get started.
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Interviewing for Health Professional School Admission Workshop

This presentation provides advice to applicants interviewing for admission to health professional schools.
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MCAT Information and Recommendation Letter Advice

Kristin will describe the structure and scoring of the new MCAT and options for preparation. Laurie will speak about whom to ask for letters of recommendation and how to go about requesting the letters
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I’ve Gotten Into Grad School, Now What?

The hard part is over -- you've gotten into grad school! But what about finances? Also, should you pick a program based on the prestige of the institution, your quality of life, or both? If you're looking for advice about the factors you should consider as you weigh the options in front of you, join the Office of Career Strategy as we walk you through the important information to consider as you decide.
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Soliciting Letters of Recommendation for Graduate School

I am planning to go to graduate school and the application requires letters of recommendation. Are these letters different than those required for a job? Who should I ask and how should I ask them? Is there a timeline I should be following? Watch this video to learn the in's and out's of the protocol for asking for letters of recommendation for graduate school.
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Writing the Graduate School Personal Statement

Struggling to finish your personal statement? Not sure if you should write about that internship or talk more about inspirational classes? Curious how much detail and personalization you should include in each statement? Join the Office of Career Strategy and the Yale College Writing Center to learn how to write an effective personal statement for graduate programs.

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