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1. Topic: Letters of Recommendation

Description: UCDavis American Medical Student Association (AMSA) hosted their 7th annual Pre-Medical & Pre-Public Health Conference on October 3-4th, 2009. Workshop: Faculty Letters of Recommendation Speaker: Andreas Toupadakis, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry at UC Davis Description: Workshop on how to earn the best letters of recommendation. Dr. Toupadakis states the best letters of recommendation come from professors that know you very well and offer them to you. He gives tips on how to properly build up a relationship with your professor. Several examples are brought up on how not to ask for letters of recommendation.

AMSA Toupadakis 3PM P1 of 5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q7pL1D2H7Y

AMSA Toupadakis 3PM P2 of 5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLC1r4LHnRg

AMSA Toupadakis 3PM P3 of 5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mwx-i2oCDuc

AMSA Toupadakis 3PM P4 of 5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMaogHUyex8

AMSA Toupadakis 3PM P5 of 5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zyip0D7dAOM

 

2. Topic: Towards a Career in Medicine

Description: Dr. Andreas Toupadakis of the University of California, Davis speaks at a pre-medical conference about pursuing a career in medicine.

Dr. Toupadakis on Careers P1 of 3   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPJvmeUp4dc

Dr. Toupadakis on Careers P2 of 3   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Dr0Kxn1gSM

Dr. Toupadakis on Careers P3 of 3   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG0uJMF0714

 

3. Topic: It's Never Too Late to Find the Right Path! Strategies for success in and after College

Description: Dr. Andreas Toupadakis of the University of California, Davis spoke at the UC DAVIS CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 on Strategies for success in and after College.

Did you realize that college success is much more than mastering the subject you are majoring in? In addition to good grades, engaging in research and understanding the material covered in class, college success is also dependent on how well you manage life's challenges and conflicting priorities. Utilizing strategies from the book, Creating Success in College and in Life by Skip Downing, this seminar will focus on learning how to look within for the keys to success and how to identify unique talents, gifts and abilities to find personal meaning in the path you have chosen. By finding the right course and staying on it, the next step to the professional world will be more successful and easier to sustain.

http://thelifecurve.com/Literature/on%20course%205.htm

 

4. Topic: Application of the Life Curve in College

Description: Dr. Andreas Toupadakis of the University of California, Davis spoke on How to minimize stress, maximize happiness and excel academically.

The Invited lecture was sponsored by the ASUCD Academic Affairs Commission for the "Last Lecture Series." The California Aggie, January 23, 2007.

http://thelifecurve.com/Literature/On%20Course%201.htm

 

5. Topic: Stresslessness

Description: Dr. Andreas Toupadakis of the University of California, Davis speaks at a Pre-Med American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Conference on stresslessness, a word you cannot find in the dictionary of MICROSOFT WORD, why?

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 1 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSgoG-8bQO4

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 2 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fWlTmhZPh0

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 3 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNTggGCL2CM

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 4 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBQMhnrGev8

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 5 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnYkjSTSyG0

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 6 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTMyjYLD6AU

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 7 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLPe5Am6Cpc

Dr. Toupadakis on STRESSLESSNESS Part 8 of 8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XYJKr4xjIU

 

6. Topic: Stresslessness and How to Keep Things in Perspective

Description: Golden Key International Honor Society hosted an event on Feb 9, 2011 where Dr. Toupadakis talked about stresslessness and how to keep things in perspective.

Stresslessness and How to Keep Things in Perspective 1-5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B10kilUkH-g

Stresslessness and How to Keep Things in Perspective 2-5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP8dJeD1ZX8

Stresslessness and How to Keep Things in Perspective 3-5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm3OTTrF7oE

Stresslessness and How to Keep Things in Perspective 4-5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdNtzn6QLnM

Stresslessness and How to Keep Things in Perspective 5-5   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN8Xz5-2t7g

 

7. Topic: What Really Matters In College

Description: Residence advisors at Thomson hosted an event on February 15, 2011 where Dr. Toupadakis talked about What Really Matters in College.

What Really Matters In College   http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=39A34FC1F4BF6F24

 

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