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Notre Dame to begin gradual resumption of in-person classes Sept. 2

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In an online address to the campus community, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today that after a two-week break, all in-person undergraduate classes will resume in stages beginning Wednesday (Sept. 2). In-person instruction was suspended and several gathering restrictions were instituted Aug. 18 after a steep rise in new COVID-19 cases on campus.

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Notre Dame enacts two weeks of remote instruction

Author: Notre Dame News

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today that in-person classes for the University’s nearly 12,000 students are suspended, effective Wednesday, replaced by remote instruction only for the next two weeks because positive rates for the coronavirus continue to climb.

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Pre Health Application Process | General Info

Author: Corianne Kellems

Freshman year- Students will be assigned a First Year Advisor within their respective college.

 

Sophomore Year-Students officially declare majors.  Sophomores will meet with advisors to make sure they are on track with grades, research, service hours, etc.  Will often want to talk about summer experiences and opportunities.  In addition, students accepted into various study abroad programs will make appointments to ensure that they are meeting requirements for Pre Health and their major during their semester away.  Meetings should be scheduled with Dr. Gursky.…

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Message on reopening the University: Masks, CRU, student return

Author: Andy Fuller

Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues,

This is another busy week, as we begin the return-to-campus orientation program for students, faculty, and staff members later today; “soft launch” of the daily health check system with a few pilot groups; and continue preparing for the start of the fall semester.

We are thankful to our colleagues in Student Affairs, Campus Safety and University Operations, the OIT- ND Studios team, Facilities Design and Operations, Campus Dining, and many other offices across the University who continue to make steady progress. This message will detail some of their many efforts to welcome students back to campus and ensure their and our health and safety during the fall semester. And today, we are back to one of our longer emails.…

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Update on Committee Letters

Author: Corianne Kellems

If you have turned in your medical school application and let Carry know all your letters are turned in you have completed the process. 

 

Unfortunately, SCPP cannot provide you an update on your committee letter because there is no timeline. When emails come through asking to provide an update to your committee letter, all this is doing is backing up

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Interview etiquette | cancelling an interview

Author: Dr. Kolberg

As the interview season progresses, you may receive an offer from you most wishes for school and still have other interviews scheduled.

You may cancel and interview if that interview is more than 7 days away. Contact the school via email or through an interview app that some schools have set up. Be sure to thank them for the opportunity. A few schools may send you a reminder email with a cancel feature within 5 days, if they have initiated the cancel opportunity then this shorter window is also acceptable.…

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After your med school interview

Author: Fr. Foster

The interviews are coming or already have been occurring. It is important to write a thank you note to the interviewer(s) after the interview.

 

Remember how we told you to make note of the folks who interview you? You need their names.

 

Here are some tips to make the most of your thank-you letter:

 

*stick to three paragraphs*…

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Attention: 2021 AMCAS Cycle Update

Author: AAMC

Attention: 2021 AMCAS Cycle Update

The AAMC has been working closely with the medical school admissions and pre-health advisor communities to consider the impacts on applicants due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Medical schools are aware of the many challenges applicants are facing and understand the need to be flexible in their admissions approach during this application cycle. Please review the Medical School Admission Requirements

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COVID-19 AACOMAS Application Updates and FAQs

Author: AACOMAS

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At AACOMAS, the well-being and safety of our teams and communities are our top priority. As we closely monitor the evolving impact of COVID-19, we are implementing ongoing measures to ensure the health and safety of our staff, while also maintaining the highest level of service to our applicants.…

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Understand and Fight: Notre Dame researchers and the COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

As Notre Dame’s laboratories went into hibernation in March, many researchers from various fields — chemistry, engineering, political science, psychology, education — looked for ways to pivot their own work toward furthering knowledge into how COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, works, how it’s transmitted, and how our country and world can cope with the unexpected pandemic crisis. They decided to jump into the research at different times, but for the same reason: They knew they could help.

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