AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Graduate School Personal Statement Course
Project type(s) School Service
Date completed 01/2010
Chapter University of Alaska Fairbanks
Project Coordinator Nick Bajada
Summary of project There is a lack of pre-professional assistance at our university. Therefore, this course was created through the Communications department in order to help students prepare their personal statement, practice interviewing, and receive feedback from a professional as well as peers.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 9
Participant hours involved 12 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles One student went through the work of finding a professor willing to teach this course, as well as the paperwork in founding a new course.
Coordinator hours 12 hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations: There was not cost in creating this course. Students had to pay for obtaining credit for the course. (about $160)
Project advertising We advertised through the pre-med email list as well as via word of mouth.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions This course was very helpful to the students that participated. It will very likely be offered in the future.