Customize the New OCS Weekly Newsletter

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The Yale OCS Weekly Newsletter can now be customized to your interest areas including upcoming events, sample jobs, and helpful articles/blogs. OCS strongly recommends that everyone take the 2 minutes to update their preferences to ensure you are getting the …

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Office of Career Strategy: Spring 2021 FAQs

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Note: In Spring 2021, the Office of Career Strategy is open and completely functional, however all staff are working remotely. 
Important University Messages:
Please read the Center for International & Professional Experience’s message regarding the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
Updated information …

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Planning for Summer 2021

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Regularly visit the Center for International & Professional Experience’s updates about the COVID situation.

Yale College Students: The Summer Experience Award (SEA), formerly known as the DSA, is available for Summer 2021 (deadline to apply is May 1, 2021). The …

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Health Professions Applicant Preparation Process

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2021 – 2022 Application Cycle

If you were unable to attend one of the Health Professions Application Preparation meetings in December ’20, you can view the video on the OCS YouTube Channel.

The Health Professions Profile Form is a comprehensive, unique …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
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Black Pre-Health Students at Yale

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Are you a Black pre-health student interested in improving the Black experience regarding healthcare? Or looking for a community of like-minded pre-health Black peers? Join Black Pre-Health!
We are a student organization dedicated to inaugurating an empowering, educational, and preparatory …

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Interviewing for the Health Professions

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A personal interview precedes health professional school admission. This interview is a social interaction as well as an evaluation of you and your preparation and suitability for the practice of medicine.

Important to admissions committees are motivation, maturity, empathy, enthusiasm, …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
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Writing the Personal Statement for Health Professions Applications

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The personal statement gives you the opportunity to present a compelling snapshot of who you are and perhaps why you want to be a doctor. Use your personal statement to say what others can’t. The personal …

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Requesting Letters of Evaluation for Health Professions Programs

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Letters Overview

Evaluations are important. They are personal statements about you as well as about your work. Think carefully about the evaluations you solicit. Health professional school admissions committees are interested in a variety of competencies that include:

Thinking & …

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