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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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Personal Statements

Thinking about graduate school? If so, you'll need to write a personal statement. This short video provides an overview of the writing process and tips to get you on the right track.

Health Professions Applicant Preparation

Preparing students and alumni for applying to a health professions program for 2019-2020.

Health Professions Mythbusters!

In almost every advising appointment, many students ask questions about things they’ve “heard” about applying to and being accepted into a medical or other health professions school (for example, you need a 3.9 GPA or above to be accepted). The Health Professions Advisors will be holding an interactive workshop to try and dispel or confirm such curiosities. We have several topics to cover ranging from courses and grades to letters of recommendation and the MCAT.

Choosing Medical Schools

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

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.