AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Big Sibs Kickoff!
Project type(s) Social Event,Recruitment
Date completed 08/28/2006
Chapter Michigan State University CHM
Project Coordinator Dhaval Bhanusali & Sahil Attawala
Summary of project We matched incoming students with second year students during lunch so that they could ask questions about life in med school and get to know someone in the 2nd year class. These pairs were formed with the hope that the second year students will be a resource to their little sib when future concerns arise.

Content area Recruitment
Number of participants ~200
Participant hours involved - hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $250
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email, incoming student packets
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Announce the big sibs/little sibs pairings in advance and suggest that they initiate contact before the first event, perhaps via email.