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1 Health Occupations Students of America 5th General Meeting Tuesday, April 3rd

2 Health Occupations Students of America

3 Health Occupations Students of America What is JAMP? Scholarship money during undergraduate Paid summer internships at a Texas Medical School [2 summers, two medical schools] Mentoring to prepare for medical school while attending college - Lesley is amazing! Admission to a Texas medical school (if all program requirements are met) - things you do would anyways if you were serious about medical school! Annual scholarship money during medical school Information sessions: Thursday, April 5: 6 – 7 pm, GRG 102 Wednesday, April 18: 6 – 7 pm, GRG 102

4 Events around Campus Career Opportunities in Biotechnology (Friday 4/6) 12-1pm in BUR 106 Lunch provided Space is limited, RSVP at tinyurl.com/biotechtalk Careers in Public Health (Wednesday 4/4) 5-6:30pm in JES A115 Part of Public Health Week “University of Texas HSC, San Antonio (Thursday 4/12) 6:30-7:30pm in WEL Health Occupations Students of America

5 DUES AND FUNDRAISING Health Occupations Students of America Dues: $35, past due!! 1 small fundraiser Juicy Tart after tonight’s meeting! small fundraising and social credit

6 VOLUNTEERING EVENTS Forty Acres Fest 2012 Saturday, April 14 th 12-5pm Sign up for multiple 1 hour shifts (no limit) Limit 3 per shift (SO SIGN UP FAST!) Health Occupations Students of America Austin State Hospital Volunteering Sunday, April 15 th from 1:30-2:30pm (get 2 hr credit) Provide snacks, decorating cupcakes, and playing bingo with patients Disease Detective Conference Volunteer: April 5, 6, 9, & 10 th Ellie will be there on the 10 th from 11am-1pm Maximum of 4 hours Extra hours count as “outside volunteering” More details on the sign up form

7 VOLUNTEERING EVENTS Mini and Friends Mighty Mini March Volunteering Sunday, April 22 nd 10am-3pm Mini and Friends is an organization that has trained mini horses and donkeys to interact with all kinds of people that may be suffering mentally, physically, and emotionally Health Occupations Students of America Diva Dash Saturday, April 21 st An adventure/obstacle course run for women Sign up will be available soon

8 SOCIALS Late Lunch with Officer (Martin) Tuesday, April 10 th at 3:20pm Meet at Starbucks in the Union Health Occupations Students of America Mozart’s Game/Study Social Saturday, April 7 th at 2pm Carpool at Littlefield Fountain at 1:30pm We’ll stay for about 2 hours Juicy Tart after the meeting!

9 Health Occupations Students of America SCHOLARS HIPS 2 half-off Kaplan and 1 half-off Princeton Review available! Kaplan offers: MCAT, PCAT, DAT/OAT, GRE. Princeton Review offers: MCAT and GRE. **OUR PREVIOUS FORM HAD TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES!! PLEASE RE-APPLY IF YOU ALREADY APPLIED** Application deadline postponed until April 8 th, 11:59pm

10 OFFICER ELECTIONS Health Occupations Students of America Elections will be held on the 6 th HOSA meeting on April 17th. Available positions for Fall’12-Spring’13: Treasurer Social director Secretary Public Relations Volunteer Coordinator *NEW* President (restricted to current officers) **Starting next year (Fall’12 – Spring’13), an officer is only allowed to hold their position for one year and CANNOT re-run for that position.** Requirement: Must be active member this semester Apply to run for an officer position online. Description of duties for each position can be found on the application. Applications close on Sunday, April 8th at 11:59pm.

11 MEMBERSHIP Health Occupations Students of America Membership: - Check member requirements online - Check your member activity online - Any issues, notify Lydia as soon as possible. Member requirements are due by Monday, April 23 nd at 5pm. Must be active member to attend Banquet for free!

12 BANQUET Health Occupations Students of America BANQUET SIGN UP NOW ONLINE! Six Flags Fiesta Texas on Saturday, May 5 th. Leave Austin in the morning, return at night after dinner. Sign up deadline is Monday, April 23 rd by 9pm! Costs: Active members = Free! (includes dinner) Non-active members = $10 (includes dinner) Guests = $25 (does NOT include dinner) Itinerary can be found on the sign-up form.

13 UT Registration Health Occupations Students of America Course Schedule for Fall’12 just released. Registration for classes starts this month. What classes do I take?! Here are some of the officers’ top choices!

14 Martin suggests... Health Occupations Students of America Animal behavior (BIO 359K w/ McClelland) – Easy and interesting if you like animals :) Evolutionary Neurobiology (BIO 337 w/ Zakon) – Not as hard as it sounds. SUPER COOL STUFF! Business Law (LEB 320F w/ Pederson) – She’s awesome (and of course, easy).

15 Health Occupations Students of America Cell Biology (BIO 320 w/ O’Halloran/De Lozanne) -- A tough class in terms of memorization but totally prepares you for upper-division bio classes - also goes great with biochem (CH 369) because it overlaps some! Instructors seriously know their stuff and teach really well Architecture and Society (ARC 308 w/ Speck) -- AMAZING class if you need a visual and performing arts credit! I appreciate architecture everywhere now - be prepared to write essays for exams though! Statistics in Healthcare (SSC 304 w/ Stacy) -- Makes statistics relevant and awesome at 1-1 help! Her TAs are awesome and her tests are majority take-home Ellie suggests...

16 Health Occupations Students of America Intro to Psycholohy (PSY 301 w/ Domjan) – Really tried to make it applicable Intro to Linguistics (LIN 306 w/ England) – Really knows what she’s talking about, Biochemistry 2 (CH339L w/ Ellington) -- It’s hard, but you actually learn stuff. Garrett suggests...

17 Health Occupations Students of America Medical Terminology (CC 306M w/ Curtis) -- You don't deserve to live if you make a B in this class - very easy. Curtis gives out two practice exams the week before... and he's a physical therapist - talk to him. Accounting (ACC 310F w/ Verduzco) – He gives simple notes; knowing how to do the homework is basically key to killing the exams. Easy A. Contemporary Moral Concepts (PHL 304 /w Krecz) -- Interesting class if you need to take care of a fine arts credit. Goes through important topics such as capital punishment, murder and capital punishment, sexuality, pornography, and abortion. Essay exams, but he provides practice questions the week before. Sonny suggests...

18 Health Occupations Students of America BIO 326R (Microbiology w/ Davies) wonderful teacher all the material you need to know are on the slides; textbook is supplementary but i didn’t even use it! isnt so much worried about details but more about concepts PHY 302K (Physics Non Calculus Based w/ Fiete) very nice sweet man that teaches in an organized manner very generous on making the tests BIO 325 (Genetics w/ Bierner) old man that literally reads off his slides no textbook, so all material from slides any genetics class will be super memorized based, so this one is of course too, but i literally memorized everything on the slides and there were no surprises on the tests! Lydia suggests...

19 Health Occupations Students of America CH 369 (Biochem w/ Grabner) really straightforward class and exams really nice, and good idea to get to know her for a recommendation Priyanka suggests...

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