Blog RSS AMSA On Call Blog RSS http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall.aspx http://backend.userland.com/rss It's Never Too Early to Think About Your Personal Statement <div class='content_module'> <p>There is no doubt that the medical school application is complex. As a pre-med, regardless of where you are in ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-17/It_s_Never_Too_Early_to_Think_About_Your_Personal_Statement.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-17/It_s_Never_Too_Early_to_Think_About_Your_Personal_Statement.aspx 2f483868-4d2c-4d5a-b140-b8bb58fe3fff Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:48:00 GMT Perspective: We lay down; now it's time to stand up <div class='content_module'> <p><strong><img style='width: 400px; height: 268px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid;' alt='Livy Low image' src='http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Libraries/TNP/B4hnpaICUAE3Uu_crop.sflb.ashx' /></strong></p> <p style='text-align: left;'><em>(Photo courtesy Livy Low</em>)</p> <p><strong>Hannah Keppler<br/> Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine</strong></p> <p>Last Wednesday, thousands of students at more ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-16/Perspective_We_lay_down_now_it_s_time_to_stand_up.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-16/Perspective_We_lay_down_now_it_s_time_to_stand_up.aspx b974d2e8-aefe-41fe-8c8a-8f17fda0cd29 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMT Surviving Pre-med: When Work-Life Balance Matters Most <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-04/Surviving_Pre-med_When_Work-Life_Balance_Matters_Most.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-04/Surviving_Pre-med_When_Work-Life_Balance_Matters_Most.aspx e4769e40-b693-4d09-a50e-efff722b94e9 Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:35:00 GMT Reflections from an LGBTQ Premedical Student <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-26/Reflections_from_an_LGBTQ_Premedical_Student.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-26/Reflections_from_an_LGBTQ_Premedical_Student.aspx 922fe5e4-c565-469b-930e-5ea3259398b5 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:48:07 GMT The "Excellence in Advocacy" Challenge <div class='content_module'> <strong>The AMSA Grassroots Team</strong><br/> Advocacy is a rather loose term that can be defined as the “public support for or ...</div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-24/The_Excellence_in_Advocacy_Challenge.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-24/The_Excellence_in_Advocacy_Challenge.aspx 9bd22dd8-496a-42cf-876b-efb1fa90357a Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:35:29 GMT Pre-med Resources: Peer Mentors and Study Groups <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-20/Pre-med_Resources_Peer_Mentors_and_Study_Groups.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-20/Pre-med_Resources_Peer_Mentors_and_Study_Groups.aspx d2a461c8-f67b-4731-a63b-af1716a9ea62 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:32:02 GMT Kaplan MCAT Students Bring Smiles to Guatemala: Alma's Story <div class='content_module'> <em>This blog article was originally posted to the <a target='_blank' href='http://www.medschoolpulse.com/2014/10/28/pre-health-students-bring-smiles-guatemala-almas-story/?utm_source=partner&amp;utm_medium=blog&amp;utm_term=students&amp;utm_content=med-school-pulse&amp;utm_campaign=grad-nscs'>Med School Pulse</a>, Kaplan's pre-medical blog. <a target='_blank' href='http://www.kaptest.com/?utm_source=partner&amp;utm_medium=blog&amp;utm_term=students&amp;utm_content=med-school-pulse&amp;utm_campaign=grad-nscs'>Kaplan Test Prep</a> is the ...</em></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-19/Kaplan_MCAT_Students_Bring_Smiles_to_Guatemala_Alma_s_Story.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-19/Kaplan_MCAT_Students_Bring_Smiles_to_Guatemala_Alma_s_Story.aspx ad8bc6e4-6932-47b5-860a-0f58d737fe55 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:27:13 GMT Practicing Mindfulness <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>By Tracy Lee, OMS II<br/> A.T. Still University-SOMA<br/> Wellness Coordinator<br/> AMSA Trainee Wellness and Professionalism Committee</strong></p> <div> <p>This week, there will ...</p></div></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-12/Practicing_Mindfulness.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-12/Practicing_Mindfulness.aspx 5c7bf746-66e8-4b4e-beb0-ade2c537e507 Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:53:26 GMT The Importance of Shadowing as a Pre-med <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-12/The_Importance_of_Shadowing_as_a_Pre-med.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-12/The_Importance_of_Shadowing_as_a_Pre-med.aspx 293a9996-e6e1-413f-a7f3-3b877eb76815 Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:49:00 GMT Introduction to Mindfulness <p></p> <p></p> <p><strong>By Tracy Lee, OMS II</strong><strong><br/> A.T. Still University-SOMA</strong><strong><br/> Wellness Coordinator</strong><br/> <strong>AMSA Trainee Wellness and Professionalism Committee</strong></p> <p></p> <br/> <p><strong>Mindfulness</strong></p> <p>What is Mindfulness?...</p> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-06/Introduction_to_Mindfulness.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-06/Introduction_to_Mindfulness.aspx b85ffa33-27e4-4c67-a382-3d5026d1efd3 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:37:05 GMT Kaplan Teams Up With Smile Train <span style='font-family: arial, verdana, helvetica; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;'>Kaplan has teamed up with Smile Train—the nonprofit international charity that brings free corrective surgery to children born with cleft ...</span> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-10-29/Kaplan_Teams_Up_With_Smile_Train.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-10-29/Kaplan_Teams_Up_With_Smile_Train.aspx 5061a98f-f400-4434-8f0a-2642d8c5c993 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:00:08 GMT Pre-Med Prerequisites for Taking the New MCAT <p><img style='width: 600px; height: 192px;' alt='On Call New MCAT' src='http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Libraries/Images/Image_for_10_1_14_On-Call_2.sflb.ashx' /></p> <p>The upcoming change to the MCAT also means a change to the typical pre-medical courses we are used to discussing. ...</p> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-10-16/Pre-Med_Prerequisites_for_Taking_the_New_MCAT.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-10-16/Pre-Med_Prerequisites_for_Taking_the_New_MCAT.aspx 80486987-184f-4b76-a9cf-79d82f844617 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:43:23 GMT Lifestyle Medicine <strong>Tracy Lee, OMS II<br/> A.T. Still University-SOMA<br/> Wellness Coordinator<br/> </strong> <p><strong> AMSA Trainee Wellness and Professionalism Committee</strong></p> <p>&nbsp; <img style='margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px;' src='http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Libraries/Blogs/WellWed3b.sflb.ashx' alt='Wellness Wednesday' /></p> <p><strong>What is Lifestyle Medicine?...</strong></p> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-10-01/Lifestyle_Medicine.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-10-01/Lifestyle_Medicine.aspx 917ef405-7d59-4be8-8672-968f1d138e09 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMT What is Changing on the MCAT 2015? <p><img style='width: 600px; height: 360px; margin-top: 2px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin-right: 12px; vertical-align: middle;' src='http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Libraries/TNP/kaplan_post.sflb.ashx' alt='MCAT current vs. new chart' />&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>If medical school is in your near future, you probably know that,<a href='http://www.mcat2015.com/'> </a><a href='http://www.mcat2015.com/'>as of April 2015, there’s a ...</a></p> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-09-22/What_is_Changing_on_the_MCAT_2015.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-09-22/What_is_Changing_on_the_MCAT_2015.aspx 4aa5bdec-eb5d-4874-952b-df499de2bebb Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:04:18 GMT Building connections on the SeaCouver tour <strong>Diana Huang</strong> <p><strong>MD / MA in Urban Bioethics candidate<br/> Temple University School of Medicine&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>This summer, a group of medical ...</p> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-09-18/Building_connections_on_the_SeaCouver_tour.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-09-18/Building_connections_on_the_SeaCouver_tour.aspx 1bf49a9a-a63b-4a41-825d-2592bd7e1134 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT