PSA Workshops

 


The PSA staff offer a variety of workshops throughout the year to help students with professional school applications, interviews, essay reviews, and more.





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.  
 
To sign up for a workshop, simply click on the link of the date you want to attend.

Special Events

2021 Events

To register for a workshop, click on a link below.

Second Year Informational  
Thursday, October 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

All Healthcare Professions

Essay Review Times

Essay Reviews are held virtually through Zoom.  Instructions on how to register for a review are sent through our listservs a day or two before the review date.  To sign up for a listserv, please go to tx.ag/psalistservs.  These reviews are typically offered April - August.

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Interview Workshops

These workshops prepare students for the interview process for entrance into professional schools.  Discussion includes interview tips and advice for virtual and in person interviews, to general interview mistakes and issues, to FAQs.‚Äč

To register for a workshop, click on a link below.
Friday, July 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Wednesday, September 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, September 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 29m 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 16, 3:00 - 4:00pm

Personal Statement

Participants will gain strategies and specific on and off campus resources to support them during each phase of the writing process. These workshops are typically offered April - July.

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JAMP

Application Workshops

These workshops are for pre-JAMP students only.  We will go over the JAMP online application and explain the required documentation for the OPSA office. These workshops are typically offered in April and May.

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Law

Application Workshops

This workshop will cover the law school application process. Topics covered: application timeline, LSAT, budget for the application process, Credential Assembly Service (CAS), letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement, addendums, and more. 

Applicants will learn how to navigate the application portal, develop a timeline, and set personal goals for the application process. 

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Personal Statement Workshops

This workshop will cover one of the most difficult pieces of the law school application: the personal statement.
 
Things to consider: How might a law school evaluate your statement? Why do you want to attend law school? While being told you were good at arguing from a young age is nice, you need to dig deeper. Tip: Do not share that in your personal statement.

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Medical and Dental

Application Workshops

These workshops prepare students for the step-by-step application process and are typically offered April and May.   

To register for a workshop, click on a link below.


EY23 Applicant Group Advising:
Thursday, July 8, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, July 22, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, August 19, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, September 2, 2:00pm-3:00pm

 

Portal Workshops

The Portal workshop is only for pre-medical and pre-dental students applying in the summer 2022 for fall 2023 matriculation into medical or dental school.

This workshop will explain how to navigate around the portal and what documents will be required. Students wishing to receive a HPAC letter from our office are required to attend.

To register for a workshop, click on a link below.
Thursday, September 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 6, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tuesday, October 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, November 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursday, December 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Re-Applicant Portal Workshop

This workshop will prepare assist Aggies to re-apply to medical or dental school in summer 2022, for fall 2023 matriculation. 

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.

EY23 workshops coming soon.
 

Nursing

Application Workshops

Our application workshops are virtual and will cover the process and best tips for applying to nursing school. Details include using NursingCAS, taking the HESI/TEAS, writing a strong personal statement, and much more. 

Registration links coming soon.

Occupational Therapy

Application Workshops

This workshop will cover the OT school application process.  Topics covered: GRE, application timeline, transcripts, letters of evaluation, shadow hours, community service, personal statements, and resumes.  OTCAS opens annually in July.
 

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Pharmacy

Application Workshops

This workshop will cover the pharmacy school application process.  Topics covered: application timeline, PCAT, transcripts, letters of evaluation, shadow hours, community service, personal statements, and resumes.  PharmCAS opens annually in July.
 
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Physical Therapy

Application Workshops

This workshop will cover the PT school application process.  Topics covered: application timeline, GRE, transcripts, letters of evaluation, shadow hours, community service, personal statements, and resumes.  PTCAS opens annually in June.

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Physician Assistant

Application Workshops

These workshops prepare Aggies to apply in 2021 for fall 2022 admission to PA Schools. Topics covered include the application software, letters, transcripts and essays.

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Veterinary Medicine

Pre-Application Workshop

For pre-vet students interested in beginning preparations to apply to vet schools this summer (2021) for admission to vet school in the fall of 2022.

Please click on the link to register for this workshop.
Tuesday, March 9, 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 24, 3:00pm
Wednesday, April 7, 1:00pm
Friday, April 30, 9:30am
Monday, June 28, 1:00pm
Monday, August 23, 12:00pm
Monday, September 6, 3:00pm
Wednesday, September 22, 1:00pm

Application Workshops

This workshop will prepare Aggies to apply to veterinary schools in summer 2021, for fall 2022 matriculation. We will be covering creating a personal timeline, and important dates.

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