Walk-In Advising Hours in Meredith Hall
Get advice in your PJs! Beginning in January, we will offer walk-in advising hours in Meredith Hall. Thursdays from 3pm-7pm in Meredith 178N. You don't have to live in Meredith to visit us there.
MCAT Registration Open
Registration is now open for MCAT dates in January-May 2014. Spots do fill up. For information about signing up for and taking the MCAT, head to the MCAT website.
June 2014 LSAT Registration Open
Registration for the June 2014 LSAT opens December 16, 2013. October 2014 and February 2015 exam registration will open in late May 2014. The LSAT Information website has more information.
New Resource Available for Pre-Medical Students
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has created an online pre-medical guide that discusses issues such as where to find information on MD programs (the MSAR), the MCAT, the online application (AMCAS) and financial aid for medical school. This is a great starting place to learn more about the resources available to you. Check out the AAMC Resources for Pre-Med Students.
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Applications Open
The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is now accepting applications. SMDEP was created to assist students who are underrepresented in medicine. Although the program is open to all students, the intent is to provide academic and career experiences that will support students' preparation for medical and dental careers. It also strives to develop a deeper understanding of health disparities in this country. The program offers basic science enrichment programs, clinical exposure, career development, and financial planning workshops. This is a 6 week residential program. Meals and housing included along wiht a small stipend. Students must be enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college with a minimum GPA of 2.5. For more information, go to the SMDEP website. Apply Early!! The program fills every year.
Consider Study Abroad as a Pre-Professional Student
It is possible to study abroad as a pre-professional student, but you need to plan ahead for the timing and for the costs. We will be happy to discuss study abroad as part of your pre-professional preparation. The Study Abroad Office is in Young Hall Room 105. Be aware of their deadlines: February 1st for select summer programs and internships; March 1st for most summer programs and for fall and academic year programs; September 15th for spring semester programs. Study Abroad at Purdue
Health Careers Fair--March 10, 2014
Purdue will be hosting our first health careers fair on March 10, 2014. Many different healthcare fields and schools will be represented. Stay tuned for more information about the fair and contact us if you would like to volunteer to help.