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Pre-Health Prep Week


Pre-Health Prep Week is hosted by the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration and Pre-Health Advising (in the College of Arts & Sciences). This year’s events will take place from March 2-10, 2020. Below are the workshops and events that will educate and equip pre-health undergraduates to prepare for their future professions in healthcare. Click on the links for more information!



Pre-Health Experiences Fair

Monday, March 2nd


Student Union Ballroom A

This event aims to help pre-health students, regardless of academic year, connect with programs, companies, and professionals to understand how to obtain experience in the field.


Career Conversation: STEM/Healthcare

Wednesday, March 4th


Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration, Room 225

Join us for this panel event featuring individuals working in these fields. Hear from professionals in a variety of health careers to broaden your knowledge on the industry.


VOLTrek: Lincoln Memorial University’s 

DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Friday, March 6th


VOLTreks provide an opportunity to learn about career possibilities by traveling to organizations and exploring various industries and careers. A small group of students will tour LMU’s campus and learn more about the osteopathic medicine and the D.O. program. Registration is REQUIRED via Handshake.


Practice MCAT Exam

Saturday, March 7th


HBB 102/103

This event will provide students, preferably students who are taking the MCAT in the next six months, with the opportunity to take a full-length practice MCAT. Students will be expected to bring a computer to the practice test. Registration via Handshake is REQUIRED to attend this event, due to the limited capacity. Lunch will be served.


2021 Medical School Application Workshop

Featuring Doug Taylor, Associate Dean and Director of Admissions & Records

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine

Monday, March 9th

Drop in hours: 2:00-4:00pm

Presentation: 4:00-6:00pm

Student Union, Room 169

This event is perfect for students who are interested in applying to medical school. Doug Taylor, with over 45 years of experience, and will be hosting drop in hours and a workshop regarding the AMCAS application – from what admissions committees look for in candidates to gaining experience as an undergraduate and so much more.


UT Health Science Center Department of Physical Therapy

Tuesday, March 10th

Drop-in hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration

Stop by the UTHSC Dept. of Physical Therapy’s office hours to learn more about their program!


Personal Statement Workshop

Featuring Dr. Anne Langendorfer, Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center

Tuesday, March 10th


Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration, Room 229

The workshop will focus on what to include in the personal statement and how to structure it. The target audience for this event will be pre-health students applying to a professional program within the year. Students are encouraged to bring a working draft of their personal statement, as the last segment of the workshop will include reviewing drafts and looking for opportunities for revision.