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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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A Special Lecture with Dr Eliseo Perez-Stable: "A Framework for Health Care Disparities Research"

Date(s): October 28, 2014
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: The Bard Hall Lounge Bard Hall 50 Haven Avenue 1st Floor

The Office of the Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and of Medicine and the Office of Academic Affairs welcome you to join us for a Special Lecture: Lecture Title: "A Framework for Health Care Disparities Research" Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Time: 4:00-5:30 pm Location: Bard Hall Lounge Bard Hall 50 Haven Avenue, 1st Floor New York, NY 10032 more >

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