Tuesday, April 7, 2009

The Home Stretch...

Wednesday, April 8
Drive to Chicago with dear hubby and stay with my friend and sorority sister Beth! We think it will be about a 10 hour drive, so I'll likely be too late and/or too tired to attend the student social at 7pm at a local bar and grill.

Thursday, April 9
9:30am Program and Clinical Overview at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
10:45-11:05am Interview #1
11:10-11:30am Break #1
11:35-11:55am Interview #2
12:00-12:20pm Interview #3
12:25-12:45pm Interview #4
12:50-1:00pm Group Activity...rumor has it, this is a 2-on-2 interview, where we discuss a recent science article
1:05-1:55pm Lunch with students
2:00-2:20pm Interview #5
2:25-2:45pm Break #2
2:50-3:10pm Interview #6
3:15-3:35pm Break #3
3:40-4:00pm Interview #7
4:05pm Q&A with Graduates
5:00pm Wine and Cheese Reception with Students and Faculty

Friday, April 10- Drive home

Wednesday, April 15
Leave KC 4:45pm, arrive Little Rock 7:15pm
Staying in University Residence Hall

Thurday, April 16
12:00pm Check-in and lunch at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
12:30-1:45pm Welcome and Intro to Program
1:45pm Film and Lecture Series
4:30pm Dinner with students

Friday, April 17
8:30am Check-in and breakfast
8:30-8:55am Q&A
9:00-11:25am series of 25 minute interviews
11:30-12:15 Campus Tour
12:15-1:20pm Lunch
12:45-4:55pm Series of 25-min interviews
Leave Little Rock 6:10pm, arrive KC 8:45pm

Monday, April 20
Leave KC 1:15pm, Arrive Orange County, CA 4:50pm
Staying at Ayres Inn

Tuesday, April 21
8:30am Arrive at University of California-Irvine Medical Center
8:30-10:00am Prenatal and Clinical Case Conference
10:00am- 1 or 2 30-45 minute interviews
Lunch with students, followed by 1 or 2 more interviews

Wednesday, April 22
Leave Orange County 12:45pm, arrive KC 8:58pm

Friday, April 24, D-Day
Wait patiently for all program directors to call with decisions!

Wednesday, April 29, Decision Deadline
By this time will have made my final decision and contacted all the programs to accept or not accept their offers. Then....time to start packing!

1 comment:

Heather said...

OMG, Trisha, I hope you're taking multi-vitamin tablets! Wish you all the luck in the world and hope it goes brilliantly for you with only good things all the way. Mwah!

Get some good sleep and remember to hug your man/cats/snake on the rare occasions you see them this month!

Take care of you.