Established in 1999, the seminar is designed for underrepresented and/or minority pre-medical students, however, all pre-meds are welcomed to apply. The eight-week series is presented each year, September through November. In-person required attendance sessions are 90 minutes and cover topics such as admissions, MCAT, AMCAS personal statement and supplemental application, interviewing, financing your education, insight from current medical students and physicians, and creating an action plan and applying.
Goals of the seminar include:
Promoting success for multicultural and/or underrepresented students applying to Medical School
Demystify the medical school application process and enhance participants’ confidence in their ability to be successful medical school applicants
Increase the diversity of the University of Minnesota Medical School student body
This Seminar is open to all pre-medical college to professional level learners that reside within the Minneapolis/St. Paul and the surrounding metro area. Participants do not have to be current University of Minnesota students.
The 2021 seminar starts September 14, 2021 and ends on November 9, 2021. This seminar will be offered IN-PERSON on the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities East Bank campus (exact building and room TBD).
Students meet every Tuesday from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.
You may apply online during the seminar's application period, July - August each year.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Application deadline is August 22, 2021
Space is limited, so don’t wait! All applicants will be notified of the selection outcome before the series begins (around mid to late August).