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Attend a Pre-Med Fair – Connect with Admissions Officers and the AAMC

Why attend a pre-med recruitment fair? Pre-med recruitment fairs are great opportunities to learn about applying to medical school, admissions requirements, and resources all in one place! You’ll be able to engage with medical school admissions officers and representatives in person to learn about specific opportunities at their schools. You will find a variety of medical schools, programs, and associations, like the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), that have a wealth of resources to support you on your path to medical school.
Here are a few quick tips to consider when attending a pre-med fair:
1. Create a list of the medical schools and organizations attending the fair that you would like to visit
2. Be prepared with specific questions for the institutions on your list
3. During your visit, be sure to gather helpful resources that are available at the tables
4. Ask for the representative’s business card in case you have any follow-up questions
Here is a complete pre-medical checklist to help you make the most of a pre-med recruitment fair or event!
Wondering what pre-med events are coming up?
· 13th Annual UC Davis Pre-Medical and Pre-health Professions National Conference, October 10-11, 2015 in Sacramento, CA. Visit the AAMC, medical schools, and programs at one of the largest pre-med fairs in the country! This two-day event filled with informative workshops, interactive sessions, and an outdoor recruitment fair, gives you many opportunities to interact with admissions officers and experts one-on-one. Learn more and register at www.ucdprealth.org.
· AAMC Annual Minority Student Medical Career Fair, November 7, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. This free event is geared toward high school and college students from diverse and underserved communities interested in careers in medicine and/or biomedical science. Parents, pre-health advisors, and others are welcome to attend as well. Participate in engaging discussions with current medical students to find out about their medical school experience, and participate in hands-on activities to test your skills!
All are welcome and lunch will be provided! For more information, and to receive posters and other promotional resources, please contact [email protected]. To register, visit: www.aamc.org/medicalcareerfairbaltimore.
We hope to see you at one of these pre-med fairs!
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