The PSA staff offers a variety of workshops throughout the year. These workshops focus on professional school applications, interviews, test preparation, or career exploration.
If you are applying to medical or dental school, you must attend a Medical/Dental Portal Workshop in the fall or early spring semester the year before you plan to apply.
Therefore, if you plan to attend medical or dental school in fall 2020, you will need to attend a Portal Workshop in fall 2018 or early spring 2019, and then apply in early summer 2019!
To sign up for a workshop, just simply click on the date that you want to attend.
Harvard Law School Informational
Come and meet with Alex Feinson, Assistant Director of Admissions at HLS. Learn more about studying at the famed law school and ways to positively impact your application. Everyone, from freshman to Former Student, is welcome to attend.
October 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
October 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Law School Caravan
November 7, 11:00am - 2:00pm, MSC 2300
Atlantis Healthcare Presentation
November 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
2019 ECHO Syposium
February 26, 10:00am - 2:00pm
February 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
(please bring a fully charged device to access the internet)
All Health Professions
(No sign up necessary and please bring a hard copy of your essay(s) and your prompt)
April 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
April 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
April 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
May 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
May 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
May 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm, JJKB 209
May 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
May 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
May 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, JJKB 209
This workshop will prepare students for the Interview process for entrance into medical or dental school. Usually last about one hour and is offered in July - September.
This workshop is for students wanting to apply to the JAMP program.
2019 dates TBA
Law School Workshops
This workshop will cover the basic elements of a complete law school application and help individuals develop their own timeline for completion.
Applying to law school can be stressful without thorough planning. This workshop will cover the five basic elements of the application: academic record, LSAT score, letters of recommendation, resume, and personal statement. The Law School Admission Council website, www.lsac.org, is the primary portal for providing this information and its use will be discussed. Applicants will learn to develop their own timeline and goals for the application process. Typically offered in March through October.
April 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
The Personal Statement is often the most difficult piece of the application to craft. The Internet and "How to Apply to Law School" books abound with advice: some good, some bad, some downright harmful! Karen Severn will demystify the personal statement process by first describing how a law school might evaluate you application, followed by an in-depth discussion of approaching the topic of your essay, followed by advice on brainstorming, writing and editing. the workshop is offered July through November.
2019 dates TBA
Medical and Dental Workshops
For all of the pre-medical and pre-dental students who are wanting to apply in May or June 2019 for 2020 admission to medical or dental school, you need to attend an OPSA Portal Workshop this fall/early spring. The Portal Workshop covers what you need to be doing now to apply summer 2019.
We will give you access to the evaluation forms so you can start acquiring your letters of evaluation, discuss essays, work on identifying areas of weakness, and students will get a look at what the application entails. These workshops usually last about an hour.
This workshop will prepare assist Aggies to re-apply to medical or dental school in summer 2018, for Fall 2019 matriculation. We will cover everything students can be doing now before the application opens in May 2018.
Specifically we will be discussing the letters of evaluation, the OPSA Portal, creating a personal timeline, and important dates. Additionally, presenting yourself as a better applicant will be emphasized.
February 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
February 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The application workshop will cover the process and best tips for applying to the College of Nursing at Texas A&M University. Details to include using NursingCAS, taking the HESI examination, writing a strong personal statement, and much more.
June 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
June 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
November 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm TAMU College of Nursing only
November 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm TAMU College of Nursing only
November 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm UT San Antonio only
November 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm TAMU College of Nursing only
2019 dates TBA
Occupational Therapy Workshops
This workshop covers the entire application process, from preparing for and taking the PCAT, to selecting professors and pharmacists to prepare your Letters of Recommendation (LOR). You will learn how to organize your last year's courses at Texas A&M and navigate PharmCAS, the national application service. This workshop is typically presented in March- June.
March 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
April 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
April 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This group advising session gives students the opportunity to ask questions about the new Rangel COP early assurance program. Dr. Juan Bustamante from TAMHSC Rangel COP, and Brie Garcia TAMU Pre-Pharmacy Advisor will be available to answer questions.
*Your registration lets us know you will be stopping by sometime within the time frame. Come for 5 minutes and stay for as little or as long as your schedule will allow.*
December 04, 2:30pm - 4:00pm (TAMU Early Assurance Program)
December 05, 9:00am - 11:00am (TAMU Early Assurance Program)
Physical Therapy Workshops
Physician Assistant Workshops
Veterinary Medicine Workshops