Week of January 25th, 2021 

"Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn't give you credit."



Black History Month starts Friday January 29th at 4pm. Checkout a full list of events here.


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will happen virtually until further notice

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Wednesday January 27th | 5:30-6:30pm

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant and nursing
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday February 3rd | 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday January 26th | 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday February 1st | 5:00-6:00pm

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Tuesday February 2nd | 6:00-7:00pm


Helpful Resources

The Best Medical Schools with Low MCAT Scores


Relevant Virtual CSU Opportunities

Reisher Scholarship Info Session
This is a prestigious and renewable scholarship amounting $4,000-$11,000/year depending on financial need. It lasts 3 years if you maintain eligibility. The following criteria are required to be eligible: Colorado resident, 3.0 cumulative GPA by the end of Fall 2020 semester, current first-year student with sophomore status by Fall 2021 (24-45 completed credits), and enrolled as a full-time student with expected graduation of May 2024.
Info session: Wednesday January 27th | 5:00 - 7:00 pm (join here)
Application deadline: February 1st (through RamWeb or CSU Academic Works)

Career Center Virtual Industry Tours
Meet with a number of representatives from these different industries. Links are included with each event listed below.
Friday February 5th: Non-Profit Industry Tour
Friday March 5th: Hospitality & Tourism Industry Tour
Friday March 26th: Creative Careers Industry Tour


Relevant Virtual Opportunities

Columbia University 1-Year MS in Human Nutrition Info Session & Panel Discussion with Alumni of Color
Join Institute of Human Nutrition faculty, staff, and alumni to discuss the one-year MS in Human Nutrition program. This one hour webinar will consist of a brief program overview followed by a panel discussion with IHN alumni of color. Register here.
Wednesday February 3rd | 6:00pm EST

An Evening with PA Students - First Sunday of every Month
Spend an hour chatting with current PA students at the University of Colorado! Sign-up here.
Sunday February 7th | 6:00 - 7:00pm MST

University of Pennsylvania Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Programs Info Session
Expert instructors and advisors help students choose the best track to prepare for a successful medical, dental, veterinary, or nursing school application. Learn more and register for the info session here.
Wednesday February 10th | 5:00 - 6:00 pm EST


Relevant Jobs, Volunteer, Research, Internship, Graduate & External Scholarship Opportunities

Columbia University Post-bacc Premed Program
As the oldest and largest program of its kind, the program is highly regarded amongst top medical schools for its rigorous approach to medical school preparation. Learn more and apply here.
Early Action deadline: Monday February 1st 

Gates Summer Internship Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (GSIP)
Established in 2015, GSIP is a comprehensive summer program that encourages outstanding undergraduates to consider careers in biomedical research and regenerative medicine. State-of-the-art training opportunities are provided by the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Learn more, and apply here.
Application deadline: Tuesday February 16th | 5:00pm MST

University of Montana PharmD Program Out-of-State Tuition Academic Merit Award
This award is based on academic merit and gives high-achieving and academically strong out-of-state students the opportunity to complete their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree at significantly reduced out-of-state cost, a reduction of up to $15,000 per year. This is new opportunity was established in Fall 2020 and will be awarded to select out-of-state students who would start the program in Fall 2021, based on merit. Learn more here.


Test Prep Resources

Altius MCAT Prep Scholarships available


Article(s) of the Week

8 Things you Should Know Before Becoming a Veterinarian - St. George's University