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Got to brag about my outstanding Alma Mater ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“ today to a potential new studentโ€™s mom who has a daughter deciding between Adrian and another school, all because someone overheard me speaking about my biology degree to my new professor.๐Ÿ’๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ Of course I gushed and all the feels came rushing back! ๐Ÿ˜ #itsagreatdaytobeabulldog #homecomingqueen #alphaphi #cheerleading #choir #science #somuchopportunity #community #friendship #weareAdrian
"A Nurse is compassion in scrubs." โ€“ Lexie Saige

Preparing for a future in the health professions or as a manager in the health care industry? Rely

11/22/2021

Want to brighten someone's day?

The Lenawee Department on Aging needs volunteer drivers for our home delivered meals ๐Ÿฅ—

Meals are delivered to homebound older persons from meal sites in Addison, Adrian, Blissfield, Deerfield, Hudson, Morenci, Onsted and Tecumseh. Routes take about one hour to deliver. Drivers are invited to stay for lunch at no charge. The Department on Aging reimburses mileage at the current Federal reimbursement rate.

๐Ÿ“ฒ To get involved, contact the Lenawee County Department on Aging at 264-5280.

11/12/2021

Thinking about volunteering?? ELARA CARING is a nearby hospice and skilled homecare provider that loves pre-health volunteers from Adrian College. AND, Elara will work with YOUR schedule!
Call or text the volunteer coordinator, Melissa Raymond, at 517-539-4109; or email her at [email protected]. Melissa would be happy to describe roles in administration and in patient care that might interest you!
Call and complete the onboarding process NOW to volunteer in January.

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo: December 8, 2021 11/12/2021

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo: December 8, 2021

Thinking about becoming a DO physician? Learn more at this virtual fair for programs in osteopathic medicine.

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo: December 8, 2021 Meet with colleges of osteopathic medicine nationwide to learn about becominga physician. Hosted by AACOM in partnership with Pre-SOMA.

10/29/2021

For every graduate program in the health professions - applying EARLY (like June...) in the application cycle dramatically improves your chances of admission. Here's an October update of admissions so far to University of Michigan Medical School -- about 25% of the seats have been filled so far.

For every graduate program in the health professions - applying EARLY (like June...) in the application cycle dramatically improves your chances of admission. Here's an October update of admissions so far to University of Michigan Medical School -- about 25% of the seats have been filled so far.

Timeline Photos 10/16/2021

Never too soon to start planning!!

The 2021 edition of the Official Guide to Medical School Admissions: How to Prepare for and Apply to Medical School, is now FREE for all with an interest in medical school. Download today from the AAMC Store: http://ow.ly/HETD50GrG5r

SHPEPconnect - YouTube 10/11/2021

SHPEPconnect - YouTube

Here's a convenient group of videos introducing students to career tracks in health care!

SHPEPconnect - YouTube SHPEP YouTube Channel features videos of alumni sharing their experiences and the impact of the program.

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make as a Premed | PreMeducation Series 10/08/2021

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make as a Premed | PreMeducation Series

When you think about how to assemble experiences for a future professional application -- show some flexibility -- and listen to the sound advice of this first year medical student.

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make as a Premed | PreMeducation Series The single biggest mistake you can make as a pre-med is falling victim to the "perfect pre-med checklist." Instead, tune out the noise and choose experiences...

Best Medical Extracurriculars For High School Students | Pre Med Travel Abroad to Ghana 10/06/2021

Best Medical Extracurriculars For High School Students | Pre Med Travel Abroad to Ghana

There are several organizations offering global health experiences to pre health students - these are not inexpensive trips, but they are life changing!

Best Medical Extracurriculars For High School Students | Pre Med Travel Abroad to Ghana Our med student travel program is a great way to bolster your application and gain valuable experience. Travel abroad to Ghana and be a part of one of the most exciting medical extracurriculars for high school students with a passion for medicine!

Handbook & Self-Assessment | Office of Admissions | Michigan State University 10/05/2021

Handbook & Self-Assessment | Office of Admissions | Michigan State University

Great resources at MSUCHM about how to plan for medical school and conduct your own self assessment about your readiness to apply... check it out!

Handbook & Self-Assessment | Office of Admissions | Michigan State University The Premedical Handbook and Self-Assessment Guide reflect the insights of premedical advisors, successful medical students, medical school faculty, and Committee on Admissions members. Designed to organize your planning and preparation for medical school, it contains information and advice that the....

Photos from Beverly Hills Pediatrics's post 09/01/2021

I LOVE this time of year!!! Congrats, Holly, we miss you and are SO PROUD OF YOU!!!

08/23/2021

Welcome back everybody!!
"Book Your Own Virtual Appt with Marcia" is now available .... you will find the link at the bottom of EVERY email I send out. Just scroll past the signature block...
This week appointments are posted in 15 min segments, but next week will go back to 30 minute segments. Book 1 or 2, as you wish. Available appointment times will update frequently, so keep an eye out for newly available times.
I will be in the office on a variable schedule, so drop bys are POSSIBLE, but booked appointments will be virtual.
Looking forward to seeing you all!
Marcia

08/22/2021

RIGHT NOW!!!
The Lenawee County Health Department is currently holding a vaccination clinic in the blue performance gym, located in the Merillat Sports and Fitness Center.
The clinic is taking place on Sunday, August 22nd from 12:00pm-1:30pm.

Dean's Update | MSU Osteopathic Medicine 08/20/2021

Dean's Update | MSU Osteopathic Medicine

As you consider a future in health care, try to broaden your perspective with a global health experience. Here's a few thoughts on this point from a med school dean at MSUCOM.

Dean's Update | MSU Osteopathic Medicine Osteopathic physicians approach health holistically at the individual, family, and community levels, both locally and worldwide. Understanding that physicians provide better care when they have broader experiences with diverse people, cultures, and health care practices, the College of Osteopathic M...

Discover Undergraduate Research Awards and Other SOT Programs for Students 08/18/2021

Discover Undergraduate Research Awards and Other SOT Programs for Students

Curious about poisons? Toxicology is the branch of science concerned with the nature, effects, and detection of poisons. Here's a link to a professional group recruiting undergraduate science majors to the field!

Discover Undergraduate Research Awards and Other SOT Programs for Students The Society of Toxicology (SOT) invites you to apply for undergraduate travel awards for the 2022 SOT Annual Meeting, explore the many other opportunities we provide to be engaged in toxicology the year around, and learn about diverse toxicology careers.

08/09/2021

Planning a health career??? Perseverance is the way to make it happen. Make THIS the year!!!

Planning a health career??? Perseverance is the way to make it happen. Make THIS the year!!!

07/30/2021

ASPPHASPPH Presents Webinar: How Students Can Get Involved Now

Curious about careers, graduate programs and work experience in the field of public health? Take a look at this webinar on August 4, presented by the Assn of Schools and Programs in Public Health.
https://www.aspph.org/event/aspph-presents-webinar-how-students-can-get-involved-now/

ASPPHASPPH Presents Webinar: How Students Can Get Involved Now Public health protects and improves the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations, locally and globally.

07/29/2021

Looking for work? Could you run up to Ann Arbor? VIRTUAL RECRUITING underway for patient attendants.
https://www.clickondetroit.com/all-about-ann-arbor/2021/07/28/michigan-medicine-holding-weekly-virtual-hiring-events-for-patient-attendants-in-august/#//

07/26/2021

Not vaccinated against Covid19 yet? Get vaccinated FOR FREE during move-in the first week you are on campus. As you consider this, be aware that health care employers are starting to require employee vaccination - Henry Ford Health System and Trinity Health are among the leading edge systems setting this clinical safety standard. Before you decide against the vaccine, keep in mind that while you are an undergrad, you will need clinical and professional shadowing/work experience to develop a quality application for grad school in health care. Get vaccinated now so you can have access to these opportunities!

MCAT | Test prep | Khan Academy 07/14/2021

MCAT | Test prep | Khan Academy

Did you know about this great free resource for content that targets the MCAT entry exam for med school? VERY helpful also in course content review, and for the new PA-CAT exam for students applying to PA school.
https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat?utm_source=sfmc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=advisor&utm_content=newsletter

MCAT | Test prep | Khan Academy This collection is being developed for the revised MCATยฎ exam that will first be administered in April 2015. The collection contains more than 1000 videos and 2800 practice questions. Content will be added to the collection through 2015. All content in this collection has been created under the dir...

07/13/2021

Thinking about dental school? Join this virtual "bootcamp" presented by the University of Michigan dental school.

Thinking about dental school? Join this virtual "bootcamp" presented by the University of Michigan dental school.

Overcoming the Barrier of Health Literacy | MIBluesPerspectives 07/10/2021

Overcoming the Barrier of Health Literacy | MIBluesPerspectives

A central aspect of quality health care is assuring patients truly understand their condition, treatment plan & medication. We call this health literacy, & it's something every professional should assess in their patients. Learn more here.

Overcoming the Barrier of Health Literacy | MIBluesPerspectives Health literacy is the ability of individuals to obtain, process and understand basic health information to make health decisions.

07/01/2021

Olympics | Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Here's a call out to our many alums who are DC's -- here's an ad that will run during broadcast of the Olympics. https://www.f4cp.org/olympics/

Olympics | Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Celebrating Chiropractic at the Olympics The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) is pleased to showcase its chiropractic TV commercial, which will air multiple times during the 2021 Summer Olympics on NBC Networks.* This historic :30 second commercial will serve to both inspire athletes and....

She Was Rejected With a 3.74 GPA and 515 MCAT. Why? | Application Renovation S3 E10 06/26/2021

She Was Rejected With a 3.74 GPA and 515 MCAT. Why? | Application Renovation S3 E10

Planning ahead for med school? Listen NOW (before it's up close and personal) to the "Application Renovation" series with Dr. Ryan Gray's pre med advising youtube channel medicalschoolhq.net He's a practical credible pre med coach who walks through applications line by line to help people see how their essays and experience might be seen by admissions committees. Here's an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnNuDXLJqE8

She Was Rejected With a 3.74 GPA and 515 MCAT. Why? | Application Renovation S3 E10 Usually on Application Renovation, it's not too hard for me to find some big weaknesses in the student's application. Today's case is a bit more challenging....

06/22/2021

The content of the longstanding freshman class Survey of Health Professions and of the junior/senior class Health Applications Preparation will no longer be presented for academic credit at Adrian College, so you will not find it on NetClassroom. Instead, starting this fall, you will find guided reading and web links posted on line that will deliver the same information -- and you will be able to access it 24/7/365 in the moment YOU are interested in it. Watch for more information!

Virtual Med School Fair | Ross University School of Medicine 06/22/2021

Virtual Med School Fair | Ross University School of Medicine

JULY 10 VIRTUAL EVENT
Ross University is the International Medical School with the most US alumni, and whose residency placement rate is very close to those of US medical schools. On July 10, they will run the virtual fair profiled here -- take a little time and learn something! https://medical.rossu.edu/admissions/admissions-tools/infosessions/virtual-med-school-fair

Virtual Med School Fair | Ross University School of Medicine Join us for a one-of-a-kind virtual medical school fair and get a chance to see our campus virtually, hear from our students and alumni, learn about our admissions process and curriculum, plus much more.

06/21/2021

AC Health Professions Advising in AY 2021-2022
Please watch for announcements of changes this year in Health Professions Advising. Highlights are:
1)Survey of Health Professions class for freshmen and sophomores will be discontinued, but content from that class will be available ONLINE to all students, faculty and families 24/7/365 starting this fall.
2) Programming on line and in person in the FALL will focus primarily on career research and investigation, while SPRING semester programming will emphasize application processes for professional school.
3) Small workshops and alumni speakers will be offered online throughout the year and announced on group emails to ALL students.
4) Advising Appointments with Marcia Boynton will be "self bookable" as they were last year, starting September 1. The link to the calendar sign up is in the signature block at the end of every email Marcia sends.
5) All students will receive a PDF of a health professions guidebook that will explain the new approach to more accessible Health Professions Advising at Adrian College!
I look forward to seeing all of you on campus!
MJB

Caregiver Education, Support & Training โ€“ AAANM 06/21/2021

Caregiver Education, Support & Training โ€“ AAANM

FREE TRAINING in Alz/Dementia care.... did you know you can participate in free training sessions with organizations across the state like this one? If you are interested in geriatrics, or in cognitive decline -- imagine putting this training on your resume/application for professional school!
This is from the Traverse City Area, but similar courses are available from many Area Agencies on Aging or Departments of Aging throughout the state. https://www.aaanm.org/caregiver-workshops/https://www.aaanm.org/caregiver-workshops/

Caregiver Education, Support & Training โ€“ AAANM Caregiver Education, Support & Training Active Daily Living A free resource for seniors and caregivers with information and tips to live independently. Become a member to get more out of Active Daily Living โ€“ FREE. Register here. QuickCare Tips โ€“ Hundreds of no / low cost ideas that provide uniq...

06/19/2021

Freshmen! You are about 2 months away from joining us at Adrian College. For now, please send your questions about health professions planning to me at [email protected]. After school starts, you will have the opportunity to self schedule appointments with me for a video conference, which will be available throughout the week, including evening and weekend hours.
DURING WELCOME WEEK, please plan to attend the information session on pre health advising (this includes ALL health professions) on Tuesday, August 17 in Dawson auditorium. Check the time in your welcome week program.
See you then!
Marcia Boynton

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How To Develop World-Class Behaviors in the Next 14 Days 06/12/2021

How To Develop World-Class Behaviors in the Next 14 Days

Summer is a great time to think harder about how you are preparing for your professional future. This article doesn't specifically relate to health care but it does relate to patterns of thought that can get you on a pathway that will make you a fantastic candidate!

How To Develop World-Class Behaviors in the Next 14 Days โ€œIf you want to have world-class success, you need to make world-class choices.โ€ -Darren Hardy

Photos from ACAP - Adrian College Association of Professors's post 06/01/2021

Dr. Janet Salzwedel has advised pre-health students throughout her career at AC, and I depend on her as my faculty advisor partner. We are VERY lucky to benefit from her broad & deep scientific background, her long perspective and her steady nature! CONGRATS on this award! https://www.facebook.com/1873975445960643/posts/4371398899551606/

05/20/2021

Is Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School on your target list of MD programs? Click here to see dates for admissions webinars with useful information -- including one TOMORROW (May 21), tho there are future events too!
https://www.oakland.edu/medicine/admissions/admissions-events/

05/08/2021

WOOHOO another graduation this week! Please congratulate the NEW Dr. Torrey Christopher Davenport (Trine, DPT)

WOOHOO another graduation this week! Please congratulate the NEW Dr. Torrey Christopher Davenport (Trine, DPT)

05/08/2021

On the subject of graduation -- HERE's a blast from the past! 2010 was it, Gabe?

On the subject of graduation -- HERE's a blast from the past! 2010 was it, Gabe?

05/07/2021

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