February 2018 NewsLETTER
Winter is the ideal time to build your application in preparation for your medical school application. This month’s newsletter highlights upcoming events including the AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair on February 15th and don’t forget to visit the AAMC MCAT page on February 7th if you are looking for a July or August MCAT date. Bring a global perspective to your application. Read up on the international health links plus information from DACA medical school students.
February 7: Registration for July - September MCAT DATES will open on February 7th. Follow AAMC MCAT information on twitter for up to date information: @AAMC_MCAT. Dates and locations fill up quickly so plan ahead.
February 7: Podiatric Medicine Virtual Fair (11am - 6pm ET). Registration required.
February 15: AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair (11-8pm ET.) Join 10,000 students and virtually talk to 60 medical schools.
February 15: Deadline for 6 week, SHPEP Summer Health Professions Education Program located at 13 different universities. For Freshman and Sophomores only (or if you have under 60 credits not including AP).
February 24: Augusta, Georgia. Igniting the Dream of Medicine Conference. (8:30-4pm). This conference is designed to help high school and college students better understand the path to a career in medicine. Registration required.
March 29: Appalachian State University Health Professions Fair (6-8pm) in Boone, NC.
April 24: Diversity Healthcare Virtual Fair (11-3pm ET).
According to the CDC, Tobacco use among Veterans is higher than the general population.
There are 100 DACA medical students today. Read this article written by current DACA students at Harvard to hear their stories and another article about DACA students at Loyola.
Sign up for 2018 AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair on February 15 from 11-8pm ET. Join 10,000 students and virtually talk to 60 medical schools.
Think ahead and Register for MCAT. Dates are filling up so plan ahead. Registration is now open for January -June dates. Registration for July - September dates will open on February, 7, 2018.
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