Week of July 12th, 2021 

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. "
-Michael Jordan



The Health Professions Advisors continue supporting students over the summer. Feel free to schedule a virtual appointment or email one of us if you need anything! 


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will resume in the fall semester


Relevant In-Person Events

American Podiatric Medical Association Career in Podiatry Event
The association is holding its annual conference in-person in Denver. There is a Career in Podiatry event during the conference for local pre-med/pre-health students with an interest in learning more about a career in podiatry. Learn more, and register here.
Friday July 30th | 11:00am - 3:00pm | Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center


Relevant Virtual Events 

University of California San Diego PUMP (Pharmacy Underrepresented Mentorship Program) Application Workshop
Topics included during this free workshop include: how to complete PharmCAS application, how to request transcripts and letters of recommendation, how to write your personal statement, UC San Diego's climate and culture and the UC San Diego holistic review process. Register here.
Monday July 12th | 9:00am - 3:30pm Pacific

A Day in the Life of Kourosh Yazdani, MD: From Dubai to New York
Log on from anywhere in the world to learn more about a day in the life of a St. George‚Äôs University graduate. This web-based session includes a brief overview of SGU, as well as live chat and Q&A with an international students who recently graduated and is now completing their first year of residency in the US. Follow Dr. Kourosh Yazdani, through a typical workday, learn more about his chosen specialty, why he chose SGU as the way to get there, and how a busy professional manages to stay connected to their home country and culture. Learn more and register here.
Monday July 12th | 7:00pm Eastern

InGenius Prep Q&A Webinar: Last Minute Questions Before you Submit Secondaries
Most schools do not read your application until your secondaries have been submitted. The faster you finish your secondaries, the quicker and more likely you are to receive interview invitations. It is no exaggeration to say that the timing of your medical school secondary essays will shape your chances of being accepted into any medical school. This presentation will cover: admissions data and how applications are processed, secondary essays: what to expect, and Q&A with Dr. Howard Yan. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday June 13th | 8:00pm Eastern


Test Prep Resources

Altius Free July MCAT Prep
Altius Free MCAT Practice Exam
Altius $10 Practice Exam + Review Session


Article(s) & Video(s) of the Week

Everything You Need to Know about Medical School Secondaries - InGenius Prep

To My Fellow First-Generations Pursuing Medicine - Aspiring Doc Diaries