CUMC

Programs

Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School

Date:

April 17, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

Location:

Hammer Health Sciences Center
HSC LL108 A&B

Detail:

Greatest enthusiasm, great enthusiasm, or enthusiasm?
Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School

**DETAILS**

DATE:  Thursday, April 17th, 2014
TIME: 
1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
LOCATION: 
Hammer Health Sciences Center, HSC LL108 A&B

Dr. Stephen Nicholas, P&S associate dean for admissions, and Dr. Patrice Spitalnik, assistant director of the P&S MD-PhD program and a member of the P&S admissions committee, will discuss:

                    Key factors that admissions committees look for

                    Ways to maximize the likelihood your letter will be read

                    Common-sense guidelines to avoid hyperbole and convey first-hand knowledge of an applicant

                    Ways subtleties in language may help or hurt an applicant

                    Beyond a letter of recommendation, what you can do to advocate for the exceptionally-talented student.

For questions, please email us at mcfaculty-development@columbia.edu   

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Contact:

For further information regarding this event, please contact Clara Lapiner by sending email to cl2779@columbia.edu or by calling 212-304-5637.

 
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The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty Lecture

Date:

April 30, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT

Location:

Columbia University
Medical Center
Alumni Auditorium

Detail:

Please join us

for the inaugural

Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty Lecture

by Debora Spar, PhD
President, Barnard College


and celebrate P&S women faculty, alumnae, and students

with music by P&S women students

performed on the Virginia Apgar string quartet instruments

April 30th, 2014

4:00-6:00 pm
Alumni Auditorium
650 West 168th Street, First Floor
Columbia University Medical Center

 

For questions or to RSVP, please contact Clara Lapiner at cl2779@columbia.edu

Register for this Event

Contact:

For further information regarding this event, please contact Clara Lapiner by sending email to cl2779@columbia.edu or by calling 212-304-5637.

 
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Office of Professional Development Calendar

Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School

Date(s): April 17, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Center HSC LL108 A&B

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