Newport Mission

To support your educational and professional goals to gain successful admission to medical school and become a practicing medical professional.

 

CREATE Goals

Together we will create goals tailored to you. 

develop an action plan including a timeline and concrete steps to bring you closer to realizing your career objective. 

Create an individualized plan for your success

Newport will meet you wherever you are in the application process and give you the support you need to achieve your goals. Medical schools are looking for you to be yourself and through Newport's assistance, we can help you vocalize your passion, dedication and preparedness for medical school. 

 

Jennifer Nemecek, Founder and Primary Advisor

For the past 27 years, Jennifer has worked in various positions in university administration at Georgetown University, Brandeis University, University of Notre Dame and the University of Michigan. She has worked in Undergraduate Admissions, the Arts and Letters Dean's Office, the Office of International Programs and Premed/Pre-health Advising. 

The most rewarding position Jennifer held was serving as an Assistant Dean for Pre-health students at the University of Notre Dame. Jennifer served as the major advisor for all arts and letters pre-health majors, advised students on course selection, wrote comprehensive university committee letters to medical schools, advised students on medical school selection, and advised students on how to make their talents shine on the AMCAS/AACOMAS/TMDSAS application.

Over the course of her career, she has visited over 27 medical schools both in the US and abroad and conducted university business in over 35 countries. She has lived abroad in three countries and understands the challenges facing international medical school applicants. In her position as Assistant Dean for pre-health students, she counseled many aspiring pre-health students and wrote hundreds of letters of recommendation for graduate school, medical school, employment and internships. 

Jennifer understands what it takes to 'package' your experience and 'market' it to medical schools. She can help you navigate the competitive medical school application process with clear directions, supportive guidance, a student-centered approach with a keen eye for editing.

Career Highlights

  • Assistant Dean for 10 years at the University of Notre Dame managing the major in Preprofessional/Prehealth in the College of Arts and Letters

  • Assistant Dean for 5 years at Brandeis University managing the study abroad programs

  • International Admissions Liaison at University of Notre Dame for 5 years managing recruitment in Europe (position located in Paris and Stuttgart)

  • Speaker, Medical Education in the United States, US Embassy in Oslo, Norway

  • Published, “International Study in Premedical Education,” Academic Medicine, Vol. 76, No. 11, (2001)

  • Conducted university business in over 35 countries.