Tentative Schedule for InSight 2011

This agenda is for planning purposes only. Times and activities are subject to change.

July 6, 2011
DAY ONE (Wednesday)
10:00 am Registration and Check In
10:30 am Welcome from Admissions and Student Life
11:00 am Getting to Know You: Icebreaker Activity
12:00 noon Lunch
Keynote Speaker
1:30 pm Campus Tour by Student Ambassadors
2:30 pm Lecture: “Gaining InSight into Vision and Optometry”
Dean Jennifer Smythe, Dr. Lorne Yudcovitch, Dr. Fraser Horn
4:30 pm Free Time
5:00 pm Optometry Panel: Modes of Practice
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Activity with Ambassadors
Possible activities include: softball game, frisbee golf at McMenamins, bowling
July 7, 2011
DAY TWO (Thursday)
9:00 am Class Sit-In
Observe a College of Optometry Third Year Class
10:30 Admissions Overview: What Should I Do Now to Prepare?
11:00 am Career Workshop
Networking, Creating a Resume & Applying to Graduate School
12:00 noon Lunch
1:00 pm Transportation to College of Health Professions Campus
1:30 pm Case Conference: Optometry and the other Allied Health Professions
3:00 pm Transportation to College of Optometry
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Free Eye Exams
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Activity with Ambassadors
Possible activities include: board games, billiards, movie night at McMenamins
July 8, 2011
DAY THREE (Friday)
9:00 am Writing a Personal Statement Lecture & Exercise
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Financing a Graduate School Education
11:30 Lunch
12:30 pm Current Student Panel
1:30 pm Standardized Testing: How to Prepare
2:30 pm Time Management Expert
Time management techniques to help you succeed
4:30 pm Closing
Draft “Goal Letter” to be mailed to you in one year
5:00 pm Depart for Dinner and Celebration
July 9, 2011
DAY FOUR (Saturday)
9:00 am Continental Breakfast
10:00 am Load shuttles
10:30 am Depart for airport