News & Events
Read about all the health related events: information sessions, open houses, volunteer opportunities and opportunities to increase your medical knowledge. Also, read about what our students have been up to.
Becoming a Better Thinker through Science
Esther Nyaberi ’21 finds joy in researching apple snails, environmental DNA, and microplastics.
A Musician’s Approach to Medicine
Chemistry major and cellist Sydney Seavey ’20 shares how she has found harmony in music and the path toward medical school.
Southwestern Students Complete Summer Internships at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Ana Sanchez ’22, Justin McCormack ’20, Megan Melo ’21, and Madison Delmer ’21 reflect on their hands-on internships in the operating room and in the research lab.
The Undergraduate Research Experience at Southwestern
Antonio Mendez ’20 discusses how research at Southwestern is unique.
Southwestern Undergrads Study Cardiovascular Medicine at UTHealth
Dr. Eyal Porat P’21 coordinates summer internships for SU students.
AAMC has a new FREE MCAT practice exam coming in October!
The new practice exam includes 230-questions that have the same look, feel, and functionality of the actual exam and gives you scaled scores and percentile ranks.
Sign up to receive updates on when the practice exam is available!
Are you registered for the AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair?
AAMC’s Virtual Medical School Fair is October 12th & 13th. The event is free and a great opportunity to interact with other medical students, admissions officers, and experts in the premed world. Register here.
Add these premed podcasts to your daily class commute.
Whether you’re commuting to work, walking to class, or working out, listen to these 5 podcasts that are geared towards premeds.
Fall 2022 Information Sessions:
Medical/Dental/Vet School Current Applicant Interview Prep Session
All students applying to medical or dental school in this current cycle 2022 for admission in Fall 2023 should attend this session. Hear from faculty pre-med advisor Dr. Maria Cuevas about tips for this year’s interview process. Additional updates and data about the 2022 application process will also be shared. Co-sponsored by the CCPD and the Pre-Med Committee.
Date: Friday, September 2, 2022
Mandatory Information Meeting for Applicants:
If you are considering applying to medical/dental/veterinary school in this coming cycle (opens May 2023) for admission in the fall 2024 and want a committee letter/packet you need to attend this session.
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022
Mandatory Workshop for Applicants:
This workshop is mandatory for all students considering applying to medical/dental/veterinary school in the coming cycle and want a committee letter.
Date: Friday September 30, 2022
This information session is for first year students that are exploring medical, dental, veterinary school paths
Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
This sessions is for second year students to review the Pre-Health path to success. An opportunity for students to confirm they are on course to meet all the requirements to apply the following year.
Date: Friday, November 12, 2022
Please check out the CCPD Events page to sign-up for all these events https://www.southwestern.edu/center-for-career-and-professional-development/events
Events Sponsored by Career Services
Writing Personal Statements
LocationMcCombs Campus Center, Lynda Ballroom
Date & TimeSeptember 27 - 12:30pm-1:30pm
Healthcare Experience Information Session
LocationProthro Center for Lifelong Learning, 244
Date & TimeOctober 3 - 12:30pm-1:30pm
Practice MCAT by Princeton Review
LocationVirtual (sign up for link)
Date & TimeOctober 15 - 9:00am-5:00pm
Medical School Insider: The Application
LocationProthro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
Date & TimeNovember 7 - 12:30pm-1:30pm
MCAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review
LocationVirtual (sign up for link)
Date & TimeNovember 13 - 12:30pm-2:00pm
FUNDED INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS
In order to access the funding application, students must attend an information session.
Fall 2022 Information Sessions (sessions are located in Prothro 233)
- Monday, August 22, 4:00 - 4:45 PM - Prothro 233
- Tuesday, August 23, 12:15 - 1:00 PM - Prothro 233
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