Fri Apr 28: How to Prepare for Medical School Admissions

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Valerie Margol, MA
Associate Director, Post Baccalaureate & Outreach Programs
Medical Education
University of California, San Francisco
Friday, April 28, 2023
3pm-4:30pm PST

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Workshop Description:
Are you an aspiring medical student wondering how to best prepare for the admissions process? Are you confused about the process? You don’t know where to start?
Look no further than our workshop. Led by an experienced admission professional, this workshop will cover all the essential topics you need to know about, including coursework, the MCAT, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, and the application itself. 
Ms. Valerie Margo, Associate Director at UCSF School of Medicine, will share her insider knowledge and provide you with practical advice on how to build a strong application that stands out from the crowd.
The workshop will go over your premed coursework and areas where you could improve your grades or take additional challenging courses, study and prepare for the MCAT, and seek out opportunities to gain clinical experience and engage in meaningful community service to better prepare for medical school admissions
The workshop will also have tips on building relationships with potential recommenders and crafting your personal statement.
Join us for us, ask questions, and take the first step towards a successful career in Medicine!

About the Speaker:
Valerie Margol, M.A. oversees undergraduate outreach activities for the UCSF School of Medicine. She directs the School of Medicine Post Baccalaureate Program, which is part of the graduate-level UCSF Interprofessional Post Baccalaureate Program, a joint effort of the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy. Her work focuses on helping individuals from low-income backgrounds and underserved communities gain acceptance to a U.S. medical school.

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Topic: How to Prepare for Medical School Admissions
When: Friday, April 28, 3:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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