Academic and Peer Support
Small group quarterly seminars and workshops provide critical skills to create a strong application, prepare for exams, and succeed in interviews. Shoreline Community College students have successfully entered competitive graduate health professional programs by demonstrating a strong academic record and a strong application portfolio.
One Credit Seminars
Saturdays, 10:00-11:50 a.m., Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 10, 24, Mar. 10
- SCI 284: Preparing for Graduate Health Professions 1
This is a first seminar for Post-Baccalaureate students preparing for graduate-level health professions, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant, etc. Topics include: admissions process, academic preparation, health professional roles, social determinants of health. Students create a personal plan.
- SCI 285: Preparing for Graduate Health Professions 2
This is a second of two-part seminar for Post-Baccalaureate students preparing for graduate-level health professions, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant, etc. Focus: preparing for admissions process, exposure to diverse aspects of medicine, professionalism, and strengthen qualifications.
For more info and to register, contact Joyce Fagel, Academic Advisor, email@example.com
Sample topics completed over two quarters:
- Graduate health professional school admissions processes
- Centralized Application Services (CAS)
- Admissions tests
- Science and medicine
- Academic preparation
- Test preparation
- Learning strategies
- Evidence-based medicine
- Professionalism in health care
- Roles of various health professions
- Important characteristics and skills for health professionals
- Personal professional development
- Social determinants of health
- Identity and intersectionality
- Socio-economic issues in US health care system
- Ethics and the human side of medicine
- Introduction to the human side of medicine
- Introduction to ethics in health care
Health Career & School Exploration Workshops
Representatives from regional health professional schools come to Shoreline Community College to meet with our students. These are great opportunities to learn about their schools: their mission, admission requirements, and what they look for in a great applicant.
All are welcome. Contact: Joyce Fagel, Academic Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Options in Nursing: Multiple Paths to RN
Tuesday Oct. 10; 12:30-1:30; Room 9202
By Joyce Fagel, Shoreline Community College Academic Advisor
- U. of Washington School of Pharmacy
- Ross University School of Medicine (located in the Carribbean)
Wednesday, Oct. 18; 1:30-2:30; Room TBD
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