Laker Turf Stadium kick-off ceremony
Prior to the men's soccer game, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley will officially open the facility together with Vice President for Student Affairs Jerald Woolfolk, Director of Athletics Sue Viscomi and esteemed alumnus and member of the 1966 SUNYAC men's soccer championship squad Dan Scaia, a 1968 Oswego graduate. The first 200 students in attendance will receive a free "Laker Turf Stadium Kickoff" T-shirt and a free soft pretzel. Free. 312-3056.
Location: Laker Turf Stadiium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Concert: Bach cello suites by Matt Haimovitz
Renowned Israeli-born soloist Matt Haimovitz performs all six Bach cello suites, while visiting four Central New York locations. (The “moveable feast” begins with a Tuesday live-at-noon broadcast from the studios of WCNY FM (91.3), followed by a 3 p.m. appearance at the River’s End Bookstore. The musical tour resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Gallery in Penfield Library.) The remaining suites at 7:30 p.m. Sheldon Hall: $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. http://www.oswego.edu/arts. 312-2141.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Wednesday, Sept 16, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
2015 New Jersey Event
Find out more and register: http://bit.ly/1T3Y0iT
Location: Ridgewood Country Club 96 W. Midland Ave., Paramus, N.J.
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Medical School Application:
Application to most medical schools is done through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) centralized application processing service: http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/aboutamcas.htm -- application should be completed in the summer after your junior year.
Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT):
Everyone applying to medical school must take the Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT).
This is a standardized test now delivered exclusively at Thomson Prometric computer-based testing sites multiple times a year. For testing dates, times, locations, and answers about the computerized MCAT exam, visit the MCAT website. The MCAT assesses understanding of scientific concepts and principles required for the study of medicine – thus the science course preparation – scientific problem solving, critical thinking and writing skills.
Your score is based upon your performance in four sections:
- Verbal reasoning, physical sciences (organic chemistry and physics), and biological sciences - scores range from a low of 1 to a high of 15
- Writing skills are reported on an alphabetical scale from a low of J to a high of T.
You can only register for the MCAT online (www. Aamc.org/mcat).
SUNY Oswego Health Professions Advising Committee (HPAC) letter of recommendation:
The application process all M.D. and most D.O. programs requires a single letter of recommendation from the HPAC. Applications will be accepted beginning the LAST FRIDAY OF MARCH of the semester before you complete your summer AMCAS application and will not be accepted after the FIRST FRIDAY OF OCTOBER. Applications can be found here.
Medical School Admission:
Medical schools use numerous criteria to make decisions; the specifics of these are related to each school’s unique mission. However, among the general criteria are:
- Scores on the Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT) (An average of 10 is good, and no lower than a 6 in any one category.)
- Grade Point Average (GPA) – probably a minimum of 3.5
- Personal Statement
- Shadowing experiences, internships
- Letters of Recommendation