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35 - Leveraging the Core Competencies in Your Favor

Inside Health Education

Release Date: 04/06/2018

54 - How Long SOM in San Antonio Uses CASPer show art 54 - How Long SOM in San Antonio Uses CASPer

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Dr. Judianne Kellaway, associate dean for admissions and outreach at the Long School of Medicine in San Antonio, TX joins us to discuss how their school uses the CASPer assessment.  We go into some detail about many aspects of the CASPer, so here are some links to help you continue your research: CASPer website () How CASPer Works () Dr. Kellaway also discusses the Standardized One Way Video Interview pilot they are starting this application cycle. Please keep an eye out if you receive an invitation to participate and help Long SOM with developing this aspect of the application.

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53 - Interview Day Tips from Robert Dahl, UTMB MS1 show art 53 - Interview Day Tips from Robert Dahl, UTMB MS1

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Robert Dahl, UTMB MS1, shares his insights (and stories) on how to bring your best self to the interview day. Some of the key points are to: Create an interview day routine Keep good notes to reflect on Talk to people at the school - is this where you want to be for four years? Robert references some resources and previous episodes of the podcast. Here are some links: Roadmap to Professional School: Seniors with Mr. Vasquez: Journaling for Success with Ms. Gutheil: Pre-Med Playbook by Dr. Ryan Grey:

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New name. Enhanced mission.  As of today, the TMDSAS Podcast will be re-branded as the Inside Health Education Podcast! In this episode, Enrique explains how Inside Health Education will continue to bring you information directly from admissions officers, advisors, and TMDSAS with an added focus toward addressing the needs of future healthcare providers. Visit the Texas Health Education Service at . ---------- Join our online communities to receive early access to the podcasts, ask questions and receive information directly from TMDSAS, professional schools and advisors. The  is...

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51- Journal Your Way to Success show art 51- Journal Your Way to Success

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The benefits of journaling are often touted for personal growth, developing meaning from experiences, and even serving as a stress-relieving practice. Unfortunately, there are limited resources to help pre-health students begin journaling and customizing the experience to their needs. Shannon Gutheil, a health professions coordinator from UT Austin's Health Professions Office, talks about how journaling can help pre-health students organize their thoughts, develop habits, and serve as an activity log to help keep everything in one place.  ---------- Links:  (video) written by...

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50 - The 50 - The "TMDSAS Task Force" Answers Your Most Commonly Asked Questions

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Welcome to episode 50 of the TMDSAS Podcast! Thanks to y'all as we reach this milestone - we're excited for the next 50+ episodes! On this episode, we sit down with the "TMDSAS Task Force" comprised of: Nichole Castillo, Academic Evaluator Brendan Tyler, Application Support Specialist Cherry Gonzales, Operations Specialist The group answers commonly asked questions regarding coursework, technical issues, and supporting documents. Here are the timestamps for when we discuss each topic: Coursework Questions Entering AP Credit (3:48) Entering Dual Credit (6:48) Semester vs. Quarter Hours...

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"Not all who wander are lost" We conclude the Roadmap to Professional School series with this episode for Non-Traditional Students. Where an undergraduate pathway is relatively clear-cut, non-traditional applicants have the added challenge of forging their own path to professional school. However, by forming a "coalition of support," understanding holistic review, leveraging the application in your favor, and using available resources, you will find that this journey doesn't have to feel isolating.  ---------- Links referenced: Pre-Med Years Session 343: Mila’s 17-year Long...

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48 - Senior Roadmap to Professional School: From Interviews to the TMDSAS Match show art 48 - Senior Roadmap to Professional School: From Interviews to the TMDSAS Match

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Mr. Fernando Vasquez from the Texas A&M University College of Medicine offers excellent advice for seniors in the application process on preparing for the interviews, identifying your top schools based on how their mission aligns with your priorities, and the admissions timeline. Here are some important links we refer to in this episode: TMDSAS Application Timeline:  "Holistic Review in the Medical Admissions Process and What It Means for You" from the 2019 APPLY Magazine by Mr. Filo Maldonado:  Episode 34: Planning Your Next Steps: Preparing Your Marketing Campaign:  ...

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47 - Junior Roadmap to Professional School: It's Application Time! Get your MCAT, Letters, Essays, and Learn How to Select Schools show art 47 - Junior Roadmap to Professional School: It's Application Time! Get your MCAT, Letters, Essays, and Learn How to Select Schools

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We continue on the Roadmap to Professional School with what Juniors should be doing to prepare. Laura Olivas, Senior Director of Admissions at the Texas Tech University HSC - Paul L. Foster SOM at El Paso share valuable advice on how to prepare for the MCAT, selecting evaluators, writing your essays, and customizing your application to the schools you’re most interested in to stand out in the admissions review. ---------- Links from the discussion: 34 - Planning Your Next Steps: Preparing Your Marketing Campaign 35 - Leveraging the Core Competencies in Your Favor   AAMC...

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46 - Sophomore Roadmap to Professional School: Paving the Way to a Well-Rounded Application show art 46 - Sophomore Roadmap to Professional School: Paving the Way to a Well-Rounded Application

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Continuing with the Roadmap to Professional School series, LeTanya Neely (Director of Student Recruitment and JAMP Coordinator at the UTMB at Galveston) shares how sophomores can continue paving their way to build a competitive application. -------------- Join our online communities to receive early access to the podcasts, ask questions and receive information directly from TMDSAS, professional schools, and advisors. The  is open to all applicants in the EY2019/2020 cycle.  The  group is open to all applicants who identify themselves as non-traditional and would like...

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45 - Freshmen Roadmap to Professional School: Finding Meaning through Personal Reflection show art 45 - Freshmen Roadmap to Professional School: Finding Meaning through Personal Reflection

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In the first episode of the Roadmap to Professional School series, Dr. Scott Wright (Executive Director of TMDSAS, JAMP, Texas Health Education Service - Research Center and Advising Network) discusses key areas freshmen should focus on mastering. Here are some key points: The application to medical, dental, or veterinary school begins on Day 1 of college! During the transition from high school to college, you'll want to learn how to learn deeply. Making good grades does not equal learning. Take Gen Chem as soon as possible to stay in line with the sequence of courses. College is about...

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When you think about a school's mission statement, it often reads like a fluff piece. However, we explore how the mission/vision/values statements for professional schools have common threads that are linked to Core Competencies.

Don't forget that the role of the admissions committee is to find applicants who support their mission/vision/values. In this episode, we’ll focus on the defined medical school core competencies as they provide a framework that nicely overlaps with the desired competencies across the health professions.

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Links to other resources on Core Competencies:

DENTAL COMPETENCIES

VETERINARY COMPETENCIES

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Join our online communities to receive early access to the podcasts, ask questions and receive information directly from TMDSAS, professional schools and advisors.

  • The TMDSAS Hub is open to all applicants in the EY2019/2020 cycle. 
  • The TMDSAS Non-Traditional Applicants group is open to all applicants who identify themselves as non-traditional and would like to connect with other applicants.

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