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Premedical Office
Xavier University
1 Drexel Drive
Box 120C
New Orleans, LA 70125

Full-Time Staff
Quo Vadis Maria Webster, MA, LPC
Premedical Adviser
xupremed@yahoo.com
(504) - 520-7437
Part-Time Staff
 
JW Carmichael, Jr.
Director of Premed Program
Professor of Chemistry
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Premed

Fall 2013 Workshop Schedule for Xavier's Biomedical Honor Corps (includes ALL Freshman Premeds AND New Transfer Premeds

(Updated, 7/23/13)

NOTE: Workshop dates/times are subject to change; if you are unable to attend a meeting, please stop by the Premed Office to make it up ASAP (appropriate responses for worksheets are available in the PM Office)!!!

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August

Fri., 8/23/13 (3:00 pm, NCF 105): Meeting #1 Topic: Biomedical Honor Corps Orientation

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Mon., 8/26/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105): Meeting #2 Topics: How to Complete the High School Information Form and MODVOP Overview Part 1

What to do to make-up: Go to one of the computer labs on campus or use your own computer. Follow the instructions on How to Complete High School Info Form to complete your High School Info Form. Also, Use Info 1-5 to complete MODVOP Overview-Part 1 Worksheet
What to submit to Premed Office: You must complete the High School Info Form and send it as an MS WORD e-mail attachment to xupremed@yahoo.com. Also submit completed MODVOP Overview-Part 1 Worksheet

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September

Mon., 9/2/13: LABOR DAY HOLIDAY...NO WORKSHOP TODAY!!! Please use this time to complete any missing workshop materials!!!

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Mon., 9/9/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #3 Topic: MODVOP Overview Part 2

What to do to make-up: Use Info 6-13 to complete MODVOP Overview-Part 2 Worksheet
What to submit to Premed Office:MODVOP Overview-Part 2 Worksheet

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Mon., 9/16/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF Annex 175, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #4 Topic: Overview of MCAT and DAT

What to do to make-up: Use How to Prepare for the MCAT, DAT, etc. to complete Worksheet for MCAT Workshop-Part 1 then take the Practice Verbal Reasoning Test (available in the Premedical Office) to complete MCAT, DAT, etc. Workshop-Part 2

What to submit to Premed Office: Worksheet for MCAT Workshop-Part1 and Worksheet for MCAT, DAT, etc. Workshop-Part 2

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Mon., 9/23/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #5 Topic: Where to Go for What on XU's Campus

What to do to make-up: Print off the Where to Go for What on XU's Campus and use it to complete the Where to Go for What Worksheet; CORRECT responses are available in the PM Office.
What to submit to Premed Office: Where to Go for What Worksheet

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Mon., 9/30/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premed): Meeting #6 Topic Identity Theft Awarenes

Materials Needed: Also need Identity Theft Awareness Info Packet (available in PM Office ONLY and, Identity Theft Awareness Worksheet
What to do to make-up: and use Identity Theft Awareness Info Packet (available in PM Office ONLY) to complete Identity Theft Awareness Worksheet

What to submit to Premed Office: AND Identity Theft Awareness Worksheet

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October

Mon., 10/7/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #7 Topic: Writing a Career Essay/Personal Statement

Materials Needed: Career Essay/Personal Statement Notes, Writing a Career Essay, Questions to Answer Before Writing Your Essay (NOTE: Complete BEFORE writing your essay to help develop your essay; no need to submit these questions to the PM Office), Career Essay Worksheet, Career Essay Comment Form , and Medical Symbol Info
 
What to submit to Premed Office: Career Essay Worksheet (Correct responses available in PM Office)

What to submit to Premed Office via email within TWO WEEKS from Meeting #7: A draft of your own Career Essay/Personal statement in MS WORD (email to xupremed@yahoo.com)

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Mon., 10/14/13: CONTINGENCY DAY...NO WORKSHOP TODAY!!! Please use this time to complete any missing workshop materials!!!

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Mon., 10/21/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #8 Topic: Workshop After 1st Hour Exam/GPA Assessment

What to do to make-up: Complete Worksheet on Grades After 1st General Biology and General Chemistry Hour Exams using Study Hints, Assessment Overview/GPA Calculation Guidelines, GPA Worksheet, Alpha Epsilon Delta Worksheet, and Info #2: Advice for New Freshmen (Correct responses available in PM Office)
 

What to submit to Premed Office: Worksheet on Grades After 1st General Biology and General Chemistry Hour Exams and Alpha Epsilon Delta Worksheet

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Mon., 10/28/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #9 Topics: Post-Secondary Experiences Form and Spring Prescheduling Advice
What to do to make-up: Use the Post-Secondary Experiences Notes and the "Instruction Page" which appears on the 1st page of the Blank Post-Secondary Experiences Form and Extracurricular Activities Advice from 2012-2013 Medical School Admission Requirementsto complete the Post-Secondary Experiences Form Worksheet; also recent XU Catalog (available at www.xula.edu or stop by PM Office) and Spring Prescheduling Worksheet
What to submit to Premed Office: Completed Spring Prescheduling Worksheet, completed Post-Secondary Experiences Form Worksheet, AND complete/submit your own post-secondary experiences form by following these instructions:

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November

Mon., 11/4/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #10 Topic: Summer Program Speakers
Materials Needed: Summer Program Speaker Worksheet What to do to make-up: Complete the Summer Program Speaker Worksheet by searching the internet AND review previous summer program emails from the PM Office for information on undegraduate summer enrichment or research programs.
What to submit to Premed Office: Summer Program Speaker Worksheet (must include info on at least THREE programs

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Mon., 11/11/13(4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #11 Topic: Collecting Letters of Evaluation
Materials Needed: Collecting/Sending Out Evaluations , Faculty Evaluation Cover Letter, and Evaluation Worksheet
 
What to do to make-up: Complete the Evaluation Worksheet
What to submit to Premed Office: Complete the Evaluation Worksheet
 
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Mon., 11/18/13 (4:15 pm OR 5:15 pm, NCF 105, ALL FR Premeds): Meeting #12 Topics: Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Instructions and Summer Plans
 
Materials Needed: Summer Plans , Fall Meeting Evaluation, and Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) Instructions What to do to make-up: Complete Summer Plans and Fall Meeting Evaluation Worksheet
 
What to submit to Premed Office: Summer Plans and Fall Meeting Evaluation Worksheet

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