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News From Academic & Transfer Advising Services    |   Fall 2013   |  Issue #3, September 23 - October 6


THE HEADLINES:

Study Abroad / International Exchange Fair
Study Skills Workshops | Topic: "Test Taking Skills"
Using ZebraNet to Search For Jobs & Internships
Registrar's Office Google Calendar
P.B.A.Show | All About Graduation
Pre Health | Pre Law


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Friday, October 4 @ 4 p.m.

Last day to process a drop-down or move-up for selected MAT and MAP Courses. Students must have signed form with instructor approval. All changes must be processed by the close of business day (4 PM).

***For more information about the Fall 2012 deadlines, please visit:
http://www.stonybrook.edu/registrar/calendar-academic.shtml .



STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE FAIR

Go Abroad, Get Ahead: Study Abroad and International Exchange Fair
Wednesday, October 2
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Melville Library Lobby

Get your questions answered by representatives from SBU Study Abroad and Exchange, as well as learn about overseas opportunities available through other SUNY schools!



study skills"Test Taking Skills"

SAC 304
Oct 1 @ 3 p.m. -or- Oct 2 @ 4 p.m.

How do you determine whether a statement is true or false? What is the best approach to understand multiple choice exams? Attend this interactive workshop to learn about the strategies to improve your understanding of the different exam formats of true/false, multiple choice, essay and

matching.
 
 
 
 

 
HOW TO USE ZEBRANET TO SEARCH FOR JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

zebra netVIDEO TUTORIAL!


Chapters include:

  • Using ZebraNet for the first time
  • Searching for off campus jobs
  • Uploading your resume and other documents
  • Searching for on campus jobs
  • Saving your search criteria and setting up emailing search results
  • Using the Resource Library
 



 
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REGISTRAR'S OFFICE GOOGLE CALENDAR

Keeping track of academic dates & deadlines is even easier now, thanks to the Registrar's Academic Calendar on Google Calendar! Click here to view the Academic Google Calendar.  Don't forget to add it to your own Google Calendar by clicking the + in the bottom-right corner!





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Episode #15 - All About Graduation. 

Have you ever wondered what happens after you hit the "Apply For Graduation" link on SOLAR....?

 

 

 
 



PRE-HEALTH INFORMATION
  @
www.stonybrook.edu/healthed

Pre-professional Advising Fall 2013 Hours 
Walk-In Hours: Monday 2-4 p.m. & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meetings by Appointments: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Distinguished Lecture Series in Medicine
"Cell signaling by receptor tyrosine kinases; from basic principles to cancer therapy"
Joseph Schlessinger, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HSC, Level 2, Lecture Hall 2

News from Kaplan
Free MCAT Prep with Tom Flesher
-General Chemistry:  Wed, 9/25 @ 7pm
-Organic Chemistry:  Mon, 10/7 @ 7pm
-Physics:  Mon, 10/14 @ 7pm
*Testing this year? Free Practice Test - Fri, 10/25 @ 4pm.

The Path to Grad School - Allied Health
Are you considering a career in healthcare, but don't want to become a doctor?
Wednesday, 10/23 at 7pm, on campus at SBU
Register at www.bit.ly/lievents



PRE-LAW INFORMATION  @ www.stonybrook.edu/prelaw

Pre-professional Advising Fall 2013 Hours 
Walk-In Hours: Monday 2-4 p.m. & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meetings by Appointments: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

So Hot Right Now:  Careers in Law
So you want to be a lawyer...But what TYPE of lawyer do you see yourself as? Thinking about your career options after law school is an excellent strategy in today‚Äôs economy. With that in mind, The National Jurist, a magazine for law students, has released its list of the hottest law fields in the upcoming years. http://blog.kaplanlsat.com/2013/09/09/so-hot-right-now-careers-in-law/

News from Kaplan
The 180: September's Episode: We Predict the October LSAT
Monday, Sept. 30th at 8pm ET
Register at www.bit.ly/lievents



ACADEMIC ADVISING OFFICES

Several offices provide general and major/minor-related academic advising to specific cohorts of undergraduates.  To see where you go for academic advising, visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/academichelp.shtml


The PBA Newsletter is prepared by Joseph.Lodato@stonybrook.edu  |  Academic & Transfer Advising Services
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