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Med School Admissions: The Basics

Thinking about Medical School? This is a great opportunity to hear more...straight from the source!

An overview of the application process and selection criteria for students planning to apply to the University of Minnesota Medical School. This session will cover the basics of the application process with input from members of the Admissions Committee.

Monday February 13, 2012
3:00 - 4:30
2-530 Moos Tower

Click here to register for this information session.

Learning Abroad Center: Drop-In Advising, New Location

News from the University of Minnesota's Learning Abroad Center:

The Learning Abroad Center is now offering drop-in advising in the Science Teaching and Student Services (STSS) building, room 511 on Mondays from 1pm-4pm.

This is for spring semester only and the up to date schedule for the current semester can always be found here: Learning Abroad Center

Are U Ready for the MCAT? Attend the MCAT Kick-Off!

Are you planning for Medical School and studying for the MCAT? The MCAT Kick-Off event is for you!

  • Information about the MCAT
  • Changes to the test
  • Study skill ideas
  • Advice from successful medical school students
  • Help identifying your best study strategy
  • Information about online study space
  • Meet others who are also studying too and form study groups!
  • Details:
    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    5:00 - 7:00pm
    Moos Tower 1-450

    Register here for the MCAT Kick-Off.

    Developed in collaboration with students from the AHS 1600: Future Physician course and the Health Careers Center staff.

    Welcome to Fall Semester!

    Whether you are a new freshman on campus or a returning student, the Health Careers Center has much to offer you if you are preparing or even considering a health profession. Here's a list of what we have upcoming this fall in the Health Careers Center. Check it out!

    Information Sessions

    Learn about a health program through an information session:
    Dental Hygiene
    Dental Therapy
    Dentistry (DDS)
    Clinical Laboratory Sciences
    Nursing (BSN)
    Occupational Therapy

    Writing Your Personal Statement?

    Application deadlines come up quickly in the fall for some programs. Need help? Sign up for the Personal Statements for a Health Program online workshop. After completing the workshop, you can sit down with a Health Careers Center staff member who will review your statement with you.

    Planning for Medical School?

    Thinking about applying to medical school? Wondering what it entails? Sign up for the online workshop called Planning for Medical School and get started towards your dream today.


    Sign up for a class! Wondering which health career is for you? Take an Orientation to Health Careers class either in-person or online. If your schedule is already planned for fall, consider what you might take for spring! Look here for a list of courses which are geared to help you decide about a health profession.

    Stay Connected with Facebook

    Stay connected with the Health Careers Center through Facebook. Help us keep you us today!

    Career Changers: New Online Workshop for YOU

    Are you considering a change to a health career? The Health Careers Center has a new online workshop that is designed just for you!

    The Career Changers online workshop is designed for adults who are considering a health career. It offers step-by-step assistance and will be useful to you at any stage in the process. It will help you walk through the decision-making process and steps you need to take as you prepare to start this new and exciting chapter of your life as a health professional.

    It is online and easy-to-use. You can work through the activities at your own pace, on your own time.

    The cost for access to this online workshop is $50. Personalized feedback from a career counselor is also available for an additional cost.

    Interested in learning more? Look here for the Career Changers website page and here to view an online tutorial.