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Make Manageable Goals [2013 summer plan]

18 Jun

The summer is flying by, and many most of my goals are unrealized.  As such, I am stressed and overwhelmed.  Add in work demanding me to be there extra for other people’s vacations and I’m in a panic.

I.  Apply for scholarships

AA.  Find such scholarships


BB.  Do the app

111.  write the essay(s)

aaaa.  modify vet school essays & last years school essays

bbbb.  search blog archives

333.  send it in

II.  Start working on my school application

AA.  look up what is required (for my schools)

111.  search online

aaaa.  UNC:

Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program

Graduate School Application Process

Deadline for Fall Semester Entry: February 1, 2013 (a class of approximately 8-10 graduate students begins each year)

  • All application materials must be received by the Graduate School by the above deadline for admission preference; however, applications will be accepted until the program is full.
  • Once the Graduate School receives all of the application materials, it will process them and forward them to the program office. This takes approximately 20 days.
  • Applications will not be processed until all information is received.
  • Although we will accept materials through February 1, please submit prior to that date. Processing will be expedited if materials are submitted before the deadline.
  • Applicants for fall entry will be notified of an admission decision between March 15 and April 15.
  • Our “student-administered” application procedure requires you to collect all the materials for admission and submit them at one time to the UNC Graduate School.

Required materials include:

  • Application for Admission to the UNC Graduate School. Click here for application information.
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores
  • 3 Letters of recommendation. Click here for Recommendation forms.
  • $50 Application fee
  • Resume or vita
  • Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences Statement of Professional Goals (letter of intent)

Official Transcripts: One official transcript from each college or university you have attended (including UNC) must be sent to the Graduate School. UNC currently requires a 3.0 minimum grade point average for regular admission to a graduate program.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE): GRE Scores that are no more than five years old are required as a part of the application process. The GRE should be taken with sufficient lead-time. Scores must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required, two of which must be from previous academic professors. Please use therecommendation forms provided by the Graduate School.

Resume or Vita: Include a one-to-two page resume or vita with your application materials.

Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences Statement of Professional Goals:Provide a statement of professional goals (letter of intent) not to exceed 500 words.

222.  call someone in CO b/c their website is crazy-hard

BB.  confirm timing

111.  make a physical hard-copy timeline

aaaa.  hang this timeline somewhere I’ll see it often

CC.  write the resume’ (or whatever I need)

111.  look @ CV exp


222.  follow the owl’s guidelines

333.  modify my resume into a CV

DD.  collect the info in one place

EE.  write the essay(s)

111.  edit the writing portions

III.  volunteer

AA.  search for (flexible) opportunities

111.  hearing related?

222.  actually go to the VA in person–>web site unavailable

BB.  Apply/complete volunteer paperwork/req

111.  schedule it

222.  make time to do it

aaaa.  just DO this!

iiiii.  SOON.  This will also help w/scholarships.

IV.  Observe

AA.  update resume

BB.  try to call for a consult/make appt/find out good time to stop in

CC.  go to a place in person

111.  talk to someone & hand off resume/goals

CC.  make time in sched for this

DD.  take notes of what I learn

V.  Read Textbooks

AA.  Hearing & Hearing Disorders

111.  Anatomy book

222.  Netters

333.  make flashcards

444.  start drawing

BB.  Aud Rehab

111.  Fix outline so it stops making me crazy–>change to powerpoint?

222.  track down & make flashcards

CC.  Audiometry

111.  outline–but not super-detailed.

222.  on winter break skim & make a ppt of most pertinant info