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August 25 , 2008
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Muskingum College Home Page

Please direct questions and comments to: stippel@muskingum.edu

In this issue:

  • MentorNet--It's Free--Sign Up Today
  • 2009 MCAT Testing Schedule
  • Indianapolis University Open House
  • Thinking of Becoming a Doctor?

Science Quotes

  • "The second law of thermodynamics trumpe the laws of economics." -Unknown
  • " Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost." - Russell Baker
  • "The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success." -
    Bruce Feirstein

  • Welcome, Science Muskies!
    Please stop by the Science Office in the Boyd Science Center,
    Room 318, to pick up your free tote bag.
    Need help with your career plans? Sign up with MentorNet. It's free!
    Plan to attend the Science Scholars' Reception on Wednesday evening,
    September 17! More details soon.

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    MentorNet--It's Free--Sign Up Today!

    Ever wonder...what working in industry is like? About grad school? How you'll manage a career and a life? Find out! MentorNet's award-winning One-on-One Mentoring Programs pair women and other underrepresented engineering and science students with professionals in their field. MentorNet is also open to all interested students.

    • Communicate by email about career goals, course work, and many other topics.
    • Spend just 20 minutes a week and receive advice and support from somebody working in your field; build your pre-professional network.
    • Take part in a lively online community of professionals and students all over the world.

    It's FREE (your campus partners with MentorNet to provide this service at no fee to you). Sign up today at www.MentorNet.net.


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    2009 MCAT Testing Schedule

    The 2009 MCAT Testing Schedule is now available at http://www.aamc.org/students/mcat/mcatschedule.htm.  Information about registration opening dates, deadlines, and score releases will be posted by early October.

    Prior to the first registration opening, a Web conference will be held for pre-health advisors to review the registration system and provide updates on registration and test day policies. Information about the conference will be sent out later in September or early October.

    Also available is a list of MCAT activites at the AAMC's 2008 Annual Meeting.  If you plan to attend the meeting in San Antonio this year, please join us for our sessions or visit with us at our exhibit booth - the dates and times are on our Web page: http://www.aamc.org/students/mcat/mcatactivities.htm.

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    University of Indianapolis Open House

    The University of Indianapolis invites students and faculty to attend the College of Health Sciences Open House on Saturday, September 20, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the University of Indianapolis campus. Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m. in the lobby of Martin Hall. Learn about the nationally ranked Krannert School of Physical Therapy and the School of Occupational Therapy, and meet faculty, admissions staff, and students.

    • Physical Therapist Assistant Program (PTA):
      This associate's degree can be completed on a part-time basis in the evenings. Many students first earn a bachelor's degree, and then choose this two-year program to start a career as a PTA.
    • Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT):
      This 2 1/2-year, full-time program prepares students to become occupational therapists.
    • Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT):
      This three-year, full-time program prepares students to become physical therapists.

    Register on line at http://pt.uindy.edu or http://ot.uindy.edu. Or call 1 (800)-232-8634 ext. 2115. Email: ot@uindy.edu for questions about the open house or programs.

     

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