Contact Us
Undergraduate Dean's Office
Eugenia Chase Guild Hall
Lower Level
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: (610)526-5375
Fax: (610)526-7560

deansoffice@brynmawr.edu

Office Hours
9am - 5pm
Monday - Friday

Sophomore Planning Process:

Sophomore Conversations

Fall 2014 Event Categories:

Plan for Study Abroad

Study Abroad Information Sessions
Learn about available study abroad programs, the process of applying to study abroad, the new online application and financial planning for your time abroad.

Please note: Students who plan to apply to Oxford or LSE MUST attend an additional mandatory session specifically about Oxford and LSE on Tuesday, September 16. (See details below.)

*All students who plan to study abroad in 2015-2016 MUST attend one info session:

Study Abroad Info Session*
Tuesday, September 23 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Dalton Hall 300

Study Abroad Info Session*
Thursday, October 9 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Dalton Hall 300

Study Abroad Info Session*
Monday, October 20 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Dalton Hall 300

Mandatory Info Session for Students Applying to Oxford & LSE
Tuesday, September 16 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Dalton Hall 25

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Choose Your Major

Choosing and Planning a Major
Friday, October 3 | 3:30 - 5:00 PM  | Dalton 119
At this session, bring your questions and hear from a dean, a professor, and an upperclass student about the process of choosing a major, minor or concentration.
Panelists: Dean Michelle Mancini, Professor David Ross (Economics) and Palak Bhandari '16 (Growth & Structure of Cities major)

Choosing and Planning a Major
Wednesday, October 22 | 7:30 - 9:00 PM | Lower Level Guild Lounge
At this session, bring your questions and hear from a dean, a professor, and an upperclass student about the process of choosing a major, minor or concentration.
Panelists: Dean Isabelle Barker, President Kim Cassidy and Palak Bhandari '16 (Growth & Structure of Cities major)

Exploring Independent Majors
Wednesday, September 24 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM | Lower Level Guild Lounge
At this session, students pursuing independent majors will talk about why they decided to design their own majors.  In addition, Dean Raima Evan, chair of the Independent Majors Committee, will talk about what the committee looks for in an independent major proposal.
Facilitator: Raima Evan (Dean's Office)

*Refreshments will be served at this event.*

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Tackle Your Sophomore Plan

Resume Essentials for Sophomores
Monday, November 17 | 7:30-8:30 PM | Carpenter B25
Come learn how to write effective and persuasive resumes. This workshop is designed for those who are just getting started. For those who have a complete resume, you will find useful tips to polish.
Facilitator: Tammy King (CPD)

Register here:  https://brynmawr.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4ZLVcmjsqjAAfUF 

*Refreshments will be served at this event.*

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Think Beyond Bryn Mawr

Creating Connections
Thursday, October 2 | 8:30PM-10:00PM | Dalton 300
Find out how to conduct informational interviews, develop your elevator pitch and connect with alumnae/i.  Learn tips and tricks for using LinkedIn.
Facilitators: Katie Krimmel (LILAC), Cori Ashworth (Alumnae Association), Dayna Levy (CPD)

Register here: https://brynmawr.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5nCgHsDviamGHcN

*Refreshments will be served at this event.*

Preparing for Future Opportunities
Thursday, October 23 | 7-8:30 pm | Lower Level Guild Lounge
Learn how to prepare for fellowships that pay you to do independent research, study abroad, pursue graduate study or even independent travel.  Come hear juniors and seniors who have successfully navigated the fellowships journey before you.
Facilitator: Michelle Mancini (Dean's Office)

*Refreshments will be served at this event.*

Internship Search for Sophomores
Tuesday, November 4 | 7:00-8:00 PM | Thomas 110
Make the most of this summer with an internship! Learn how to use a variety of resources to search for opportunities and how to leverage your coursework, activities, and experiences to find an internship. A panel of current juniors will share advice and tips from this past summer to help you plan ahead. This program will include strategies and tips specifically for the Class of 2017! This one-hour workshop will get your internship search into high-gear.
Facilitator: Jennifer Prudencio (CPD)

Register here:  https://brynmawr.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cNH4sMBA1i7Q1i5

*Refreshments will be served at this event.

 

Pre-Health Professions Advising for Sophomores
Thursday, November 20 | 7-8 pm | Taylor Classroom G
For sophomores at any stage of the pre-health professions track.  Interested students might include:  students who have just begun thinking about entering a health profession, students who had been on the pre-health track but are now exploring other options, and students who are continuing their preparations for pursuing careers in health in their sophomore year. 
Facilitator:  Mary Beth Davis, Assistant Dean and Undergraduate Health Professions Advisor

 

NEW! Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Information Session
Tuesday, December 2 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Campus Center 200
Come learn about the Mellons Mays Undergraduate Fellowship which funds underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing a research project in one of the Mellon designated fields of study and any student, regardless of race or ethnicity, who has a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities in academia and who wishes to pursue research in one of the designated areas.
Facilitator: Vanessa Christman (Pensby Center)

*Food will be served at this event.*



Keep an eye out for information regarding a Sophomore Celebration in April!

Also, look out for more Sophomore Conversations in the spring.

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