PAC Workshops for Fall 2014

 No RSVPs needed!

Pre-Health and Pre-Law Orientations:

Pre-Medicine Orientation

August 26, Bilger 152 @ 4:30pm-6:00pm

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Pre-Health Orientation

August 27, Campus Center, Room 203B & C @ 4:30pm-5:30pm

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Pre-Law Orientation

August 28, QLC 208 @ 5:30pm-7:00pm

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Pre-Health Workshops:

Imi Ho’ola Post-Baccalaureate Program

September 23, QLC 412 @ 4:30pm-5:30pm

 

Medicine Panel

September 24, QLC 412 @ 4:30pm-6:00pm

 

MCAT 2015

September 25, QLC 412 @ 4:30pm-6:00pm

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Practice for Your Interview!

October 1, QLC 412 @ 4:30pm-6:00pm

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Pre-Law Workshops:

How to Apply for Law School

Tuesday, September 9, 5:30pm-7:00pm @ Moot Court Room, Richardson School of Law

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LSAT 101: Introduction to the Law School Admissions Test

Wednesday, September 10, 5:30pm-7:00pm @ Classroom 5, Richardson School of Law

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Law Student and Lawyer Panel

Thursday, September 11, 5:30pm-7:00pm @ Classroom 1, Richardson School of Law

 

Pathway to Graduate School

Monday, September 15, 5:30-7:15pm @ Auditorium, School of Architecture

Register at http://bit.ly/path2grad14

Attend the Pathway to Graduate School event co-sponsored by the Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center, Honors Program, and Kaplan Test Prep, to learn about the next step of your academic career.

The seminar starts with an overview of the entrance exam for graduate school. Next is a workshop on how to write a personal statement to accompany your admissions application. We will end with a panel of Deans of the Office of Graduate Education, as well as graduate chairs of academic departments.

All events are free and open to the public.

5:30pm – Entrance Exam Information Session
5:45pm – Personal Statement Workshop
6:30pm – Graduate Education Panel

 

Free Practice Test:

GRE / LSAT / MCAT
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:00AM
University of Hawaii at Mānoa
Shidler College of Business
Register at http://bit.ly/practicetest14

Check-in begins at 9:30AM at the Shidler Courtyard, testing will begin promptly at 10:00AM.

Parking is available at the Lower Campus Parking Structure for $6.

 

Past Workshops for Spring 2013

Pre-Health Workshops:

Med School Apps 101

Tuesday, Feb 19 @ UHM Campus Center 308
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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If you are applying to medical school, then this workshop is for you!  Every detail counts when it comes to AMCAS, and a simple mistake could push back the submission of your app.  Come learn more about the application process and how to prepare for it.  We will break down the steps and share tips to avoid missteps.

 

Mastering the MCAT (2013-2014)

Wednesday, Feb 20 @ UHM Campus Center 307
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Why do I need to take the MCAT?  How do I prepare for it?  How do I register?  This session is for students planning to take the MCAT in 2013 or 2014.  We will answer all your questions: how to register, the MCAT’s current structure, ways to prepare, timeline, study tips, sample questions, scoring, etc.!

 

Pre-Med Panel on Admissions and Life as a Med Student

Thursday, Feb 21 @ UHM Campus Center 308
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Ever wonder how med students get into med school?  Or if they have tips you could use?  Are you curious about what medical school is like?  Come to this Pre-Medical Panel for a Q&A session with JABSOM’s Director of Admissions and current students! This panel is hosted by PAC, PMA, Biology Department, and JABSOMs MSMP.

 

GREat Expectations: Taking the GRE

Tuesday, March 5 @ UHM QLC 412

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If you need to take the GRE, come to this workshop! We will answer your questions about the GRE revised General Test, including how to register, how to prepare, how the test is structured, scoring, sample questions, timeline, and insider tips. Attending this session could save you thousands of dollars!

 

Financing Your Graduate Education

Thursday, March 7 @ BusAd A 101

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The UH Manoa Financial Literacy Program and the Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (PAC) will explain the basics of financing your graduate education: costs, budgeting strategies, a step-by-step process, and financial aid resources.

 

MCAT2015 - Look What’s Coming!

Tuesday, March 12 @ UHM QLC 412
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The MCAT is changing!  If you started as a freshman in Fall 2012, you will be taking the new MCAT2015, which requires additional perquisite courses. Start preparing now: PAC and Biology will explain the new format and answer your questions.

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Multiple Mini-Interviews – the New Format!

Thursday, March 14 @ UHM QLC 412
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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Come practice your interviewing skills!  Instead of the traditional one-on-one interview, many professional schools are moving to “Multiple Mini Interviews”, which test your ability to think on your feet.  We will explain how MMIs work, then give you a chance to try it out.  We will also share tips and strategies to make your interview day a success. Note: Limit is 20 people, it will be first come, first served.

 

 

Pre-Law Workshops:

How to Apply to Law School & Tour of UHM’s School of Law

Tuesday, February 5 @ The Richardson School of Law

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Come and learn the basics and critical deadlines for law school applications with the Director of Admissions and other administrators of the William S. Richardson School of Law. Their insight and advice will help you map out a timeline and checklist to work with in preparing to apply to law school. There will be a coordinated tour of the law school before the session.

LSAT 101

Wednesday, February 6 @ The Richardson School of Law

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What is the LSAT? How often is it administered? What score do I need? Bring your questions! An LSAT instructor from the William S. Richardson School of Law will explain the different sections of the LSAT and how to best prepare for this critical component of your law school application.

Panel Discussion: The Inside Scoop from Current Law Students

Thursday, February 7 @ The Richardson School of Law

How do I choose a law school? What can I expect in the first year of law school? UHM Law Students will share their experiences, insight, and advice.