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