Week of May 11th, 2020

 "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."
-Walt Disney



Health Professions Advising will continue conducting remote appointments over the summer. If you weren’t able to meet with one of us this spring, please try to connect with us this summer. As always, you can schedule an appointment through our websiteWe will only send out the newsletter every other week over the summer.

Helpful Resources:

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Podcast


Health Professions COVID-19 Related Links & Information from the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)


Relevant Virtual Opportunities:

Accenture Information Session
Come learn about internship/full time opportunities at one the world’s leading consulting companies. Accenture is interviewing students now, for positions NEXT YEAR, and wants to talk to you. Both internships for Summer 2021, and full-time opportunities for 2021 graduates, are available. Bring your questions! Join Accenture virtually on Microsoft Teams.  See Handshake for more information here.
Wednesday May 13th | 1:00-1:45pm (MST)

AAMC Webinar to Help Applicants 
We understand how greatly the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted the 2019 – 2020 academic year and the medical school application process. The next generation of physicians are needed now more than ever, and the AAMC is proud to support aspiring physicians at every step of their medical school journey. Additionally, with the disruptions in coursework and experiences this year, there are multiple ways to demonstrate competency during the application process. Please join us for a webinar that will cover how an applicant can build a strong application around the core competencies for entering medical school during an unconventional application year. Fine more information on their website
Friday May 22nd | 12:00pm ET

InGenuis AMCAS Application Webinar
In our last webinar, we focused exclusively on the Work and Activities section of the AMCAS. This time, we’re discussing the AMCAS application as a whole. The last thing we want is for you to put hours of work into your application only to realize that you’ve made a huge mistake. That’s why our upcoming webinar is titled "The Worst AMCAS Mistakes: How to Avoid These Fateful Errors." Register here
Wednesday May 13th | 7:30pm EST


Relevant Off-campus Opportunities:

New York University College of Global Public Health
In our one-year Master of Arts in Bioethics program, offered through NYU's College of Global Public Health, students will work closely to gain valuable knowledge about contemporary ethical issues in health care and the biomedical sciences. Students may enroll in the program as a standalone MA degree or in conjunction with the MD program offered through the NYU School of Medicine. As demonstrated by our excellent track-record of medical school application success, graduates leave our program with a set of skills that are highly valued by medical schools today. In recent years, students from our program have been accepted to M.D. programs at the Mayo Clinic, Georgetown, SUNY Buffalo, Ben Gurion University, St. George’s, Louisiana State University, and NYU, among others. Find more information here.

Test Prep Resources:

Kaplan MCAT Test Prep Extension
Since the AAMC has announced additional MCAT® dates for September, we're offering extensions upon request to our students taking the test on September 27 or September 28. Access extensions are effective through September 29. If you're a current student registered for one of these test dates who would like an extension, please contact us by email at customer.care@kaplan.com or by logging into your Kaplan account and using the chat feature. 


Article(s) of the Week:



Medical Student Education in the Time of COVID-19


What Medical Schools Should I Apply To? Strategizing Your School List