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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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Retracing the Route of Freedom: Notre Dame group rides a bus to civil rights landmarks across the South

Author: Brendan O'Shaughnessy

Goose pimples broke out on a student’s skin in the pitch-black cellar of a Tennessee stop on the Underground Railroad. A visceral sadness seeped into a faculty member in the Memphis hotel room where Martin Luther King was shot on the balcony. The physical presence of the souls of black leaders overwhelmed the group’s bus driver in a Selma church.…

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Common cholesterol drugs could slow spread of breast cancer to brain

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

A new study from the University of Notre Dame shows drugs used to treat high cholesterol could interfere with the way breast cancer cells adapt to the microenvironment in the brain, preventing the cancer from taking hold. Patients with breast cancer who experience this type of metastasis typically survive for only months after the diagnosis.

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Notre Dame to begin fall semester on campus the week of Aug. 10

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame will welcome students back to campus for the 2020-21 fall semester the week of Aug. 10, two weeks earlier than originally scheduled, and will forgo fall break in October and end the semester before Thanksgiving.

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Notre Dame confers degrees on Class of 2020

Author: Sue Ryan

Encouraging graduates of the Class of 2020 to seize the challenges of this moment in time to be “a force for good,” University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., conferred degrees on undergraduate and graduate students around the world in the University’s first-ever virtual ceremony.

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College of Science 2019-2020 awards announced

Author: Tammi Freehling

Seniors in the College of Science and faculty were recently honored with awards for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Each year the Dean’s Award is presented to an outstanding graduating senior in the College of Science in recognition of exemplary personal character, leadership, service and outstanding achievement. The 2020 recipient is

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COS-JAM CANCELLED

Author: Corianne Kellems

COS-JAM 2020 Cancelled

Due to the situation of 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19), College of Science has decided to cancel the undergraduate Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM) in 2020 spring. …

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