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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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Date(s): October 24, 2014
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Location: Neurological Institute Auditorium, 1st Floor, 710 West 168th Street

This session provides a guide to navigating NIH, the grant review process, and the essential steps to complete and submit an application.  more >

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