In alignment with county, city and campus recommendations, Health Professions Advising will be offering only phone appointments through April 7. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, visit hpadvising.ucdavis.edu. Please note that we will offer regular programming online throughout the spring quarter. Please visit our website and Facebook page to learn more. If you have any questions, please email healthprofessionsadvising@ucdavis.edu.

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2019 - 2020 Med Prep Program

The Med Prep Program is a free, year-long program designed for pre-medical students planning to take the MCAT and/or apply to medical school. With sessions occurring one Saturday per month from October through May, it combines both MCAT and application preparation to equip students with the information and skills needed to be successful applicants.

The program is open to all students, and participants who attend every session will receive a Pre-Medical Certificate at the end of the program, in addition to a free full-length MCAT practice exam with scores thanks to The Princeton Review. The practice exam and certificate presentation date is TBD. Students must attend every Saturday session to receive the certificate and practice exam (no exception).

*In order to get your free practice exam, be sure to sign-in at every single session. Students not requiring MCAT prep may attend the application prep portion only.

Daily Agenda

9 am - 10:30 am: Application Prep
10:40 am - 12 pm: MCAT Prep
(Breakfast served starting at 8:45 a.m.)

Dates & Location

Med Prep will take place one Saturday each month from October through May from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in 180 Med Sci C. 

The MCAT will be broken into each section, and content experts will go over the different sections each Saturday.

Dates & topics include:

  • October 12
    Paths to Medical School
    MCAT: General MCAT Overview
  • November 2
    All About Letters of Recommendation
    MCAT: 
  • December 7
    Building and Describing Your Experiences
    MCAT: CARS
  • January 11
    Writing Your Personal Statement
    MCAT: Physics
  • February 1
    Creating Your Medical School List
    MCAT: Biology
  • March 7
    MCAT: GChem
    MCAT: Ochem
  • April 11
    Secondaries & Interviews
    MCAT: Psych/Soc
    ** WILL BE AVAILABLE VIA ZOOM - check back later for link
  • May 2
    Mock MMI
    (RSVP will be online closer to the date.)
  • May 16
    Practice MCAT Exam Day
    (Restricted to those who attend every session.)

If you have any questions, email healthprofessionsadvising@ucdavis.edu.
 

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