Rush 2020

Rush Information 2020

Alpha Epsilon Delta is the University of Michigan’s oldest health pre-professional honor society celebrating over 25 years on campus! AED fosters friendships in a tight-knit environment while simultaneously providing our members with a vast network of academic resources and professional contacts to help them progress in their various health-related fields. We highly value community, education, and service which represent many of our core priorities.  

 

AED maintains a large alumni network. We are proud to say that our members have gone on to become students at Harvard Medical School, University of Michigan Dental School, University of Michigan Medical School, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and many other institutions. Others are currently practicing physicians, PAs, dentists, pharmacists, and nurses. We continue to support each other in reaching both professional and personal goals! 

 

AED only accepts new members once a year during the Fall. We hope to see you during our 2020 Rush Season! 

 

Any questions or concerns may be directed to our Rush Chair, Kerry Lindquist (kmlindq@umich.edu). 

 
Requirements to Rush AED:
– Be a current Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor 
– Plan to enter the healthcare field (Pre-Med, Pre-PA, Pre-Dent, Pre-Vet, Nursing, Pre-Pharm, etc.)
– Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.3, and a Math/Science GPA of 3.2 (see Math Science GPA Calculator or list of Math Science classes
– Plan to not be going abroad for the 2020 school year (Fall and Winter semesters) 
– Virtually attend rush events
– Complete and submit and application 
 

Rush applications are due Friday, 9/11/20 at 11:59 PM sharp: Rush Application Link

Rush Schedule 2020: 

OPEN RUSH EVENTS: 

Mass Meetings

What? Mass Meetings are your chance to get to know what AED is all about! During the meeting, we will discuss information regarding what AED is, the resources AED can provide you with, and why all of our members are so passionate about it. After the presentation, you will have a chance to speak with our members and ask any remaining questions you may have! 

 

When & Where? You have two chances to join us at a virtual mass meeting, but please only attend one. The information presented will be the same at both. Meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 8th, and Wednesday, September 9th from 7:00-9:00 PM. Both meetings will be conducted virtually over Zoom

Here is the Zoom link to join our mass meetings:
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/94505735027?pwd=Z25LM09xK0dsZU45amZObGFielhndz09 (Meeting ID: 945 0573 5027, Passcode: 781561)

Please note that the link is the same for both meetings, since it is set up as a recurring meeting

 

What do I wear? Wear anything you are comfortable in! 

 

AED Meet and Greet 

 

What? Meet and Greet is a casual event where you can get to know the amazing members of AED and where we can start getting to know you! Although this event will also be held virtually, we’ll still have lots of good conversations 🙂

When & Where? Virtually over Zoom. A link will be provided closer to the event date.

  • 6:30PM-8:00PM– Sophomores and Juniors
  • 8:00PM-9:30PM– Freshmen and Transfers 

*NOTE* If you cannot make your time slot, please email Rush Chair, Kerry Lindquist (kmlindq@umich.edu) and we will make something work! 

 

What do I wear? Wear anything you are comfortable in! 

Speed Dating

What? Speed Dating is a creative way for our members to get to know you better! During this event, you will talk to three AED members who will ask you a variety of questions. 

When & Where? This event will be held virtually over Zoom on Sunday, 9/13/20 from 2:30PM-5:30PM. A link will be provided closer to the event date. Because you will only be talking to three members, your participation will only be required for about 30 minutes! Those who plan on attending will be assigned a time slot in which they will join the meeting. 

What do I wear? Wear anything you are comfortable in! 

Application Submission 

Applications are due on Friday, 9/11/20 at Midnight, sharp! They can be found at the link above, or this link here. They are required to be considered for a bid in Alpha Epsilon Delta. 

 

INVITATION-ONLY RUSH EVENTS: 

 

Interviews 

What? Interviews are our chance to get to know you in a professional setting! There will be a professional interview portion, a social portion, and a portion focused on teamwork with your fellow rushees. 

 

When & Where? Wednesday, 9/16, and Thursday, 9/17, via Zoom. You will be assigned an interview time anywhere from 5:00PM-10:00PM. If you are invited to join us for Interviews, details will be provided closer to the event date. 

 

What do I wear? Business Professional attire

 

Coffee Chats

What? This is another opportunity for rushees to connect with other rushees while also getting to know more information about all of our wonderful members! This event will take place over Zoom in smaller group sessions.

 

When & Where? Tuesday, September 22nd from 7:00-9:00PM over Zoom. If you are invited to join us for Coffee Chats, you will receive more information as the event date nears. 

 

What do I wear? Wear anything you are comfortable in!

 

 

Bid Night

Please keep the night of Friday, September 25th free.