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Adviser-led workshops and tutorials provide resources for interviewing for medical school applications, writing personal statements, and finding gap year opportunities.

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Choosing Medical Schools

Applying to medical school? Watch this brief video for tips and advice when choosing medical schools.

AMCAS Workshop

These meetings are for students and alums who will be applying for entrance into medical school in 2019. We will discuss the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), secondary applications, as well as important information for planning your application timeline. Application services other than AMCAS (Texas, Dental, etc.) will also be mentioned.

Letters of Recommendation Advice and MCAT Information

This event delivers information about whom to ask for letters of recommendation and how to go about requesting the letters for health care professions. It also describes the structure and scoring of the MCAT and options for preparation.

Health Professions Applicant Preparation Workshop

Preparing students and alumni for applying to a health professions program for 2018-2019.

Writing a Personal Statement for Health Professions Applications

Andrew will discuss the personal statement for medical school applications. He will describe some effective strategies for writing one and suggest solutions for some common problems that applicants have with the genre.

Applying to Law School Workshop

Law schools have a variety of application requirements and deadlines that you must meet to be considered for admission. It is important to plan ahead. This presentation on the law school admission process will help you get started.

Interviewing for Health Professional School Admission Workshop

This presentation provides advice to applicants interviewing for admission to health professional schools.

Medical School Secondary Applications Best Practices

Cat will discuss common themes of secondary application questions. Andrew will discuss how to approach the writing involved in secondary applications. In addition to tactics for composing the essays, he will describe some strategies applicants can use to demonstrate the ways in which they could be a good fit for specific kinds of schools and programs. Elias and Sammy will give some advice on what is needed to complete the secondary applications effectively and within a reasonable time period.

Might You be Interested in Graduate School? Applications 101

It is never too late to get back into the classroom. Whether it has been a couple of years or over a decade, this webinar discusses the important considerations and steps to take when applying to graduate school in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. It reviews the timeline for graduate applications, from selecting programs and soliciting letters of recommendation, to writing personal statements and attending interviews. The right (and wrong) reasons to attend grad school, financial considerations, and differences between a Masters and a Ph.D. are also discussed. At the end of this webinar you will hae all the tools you need to start your graduate school applications.

The 411 on Financing Medical School

Desiree will discuss best practices to be financially prepared for Medical School (such as budgeting, federal vs. institutional funding, etc.), plus provide helpful online resources to understand the financial aid process.