Pre-Admissions Program

Purpose
The Pre-Admissions Program is a six-week summer program on the KUMC campus designed for college junior and senior students preparing to take the MCAT and apply to medical school.

Eligibility

  • Current enrollment as a junior or senior in an institution of higher education.
  • A minimum of 2.8 G.P.A. on a 4.0 scale is required at the college level.
  • Completion of Organic Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
  • The student must be from a disadvantaged background and/or be a member of a population that is underrepresented or underserved in the health field (i.e. Native American, African American, Hispanic American, Southeast Asian).

Program components include:

  • MCAT preparation
  • Medical School Admissions Workshop
  • Personal Statement Workshop
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Time management and study skills
  • Stress and Interpersonal Management
  • Clinical Skills Training

To Apply:

  1. Complete online application and submit it by March 31, 2016.
    Log in to the Online Application with the following UserID/Password:
    UserID: OCED Program Application
    Password: OCED
    Click here to apply: https://www2.kumc.edu/som/MEDS
    If you have any technical problems, please contact Mr. Greg Fay, 913-588-7347, gfay@kumc.edu

  2. Provide the following supporting documentation:
    1. Provide two letters of recommendation from a counselor and/or instructor(s).
    2. Submit an unofficial transcript for all college courses you have completed.

If you have questions regarding this program, please contact our office at 913-588-1237.

Supporting documents should be sent via email to the following email addresses:
Maria Alonso Luaces, malonsoluaces@kumc.edu
Pamela Scott, pscott@kumc.edu
Sherry Kennedy, skennedy@kumc.edu

If you prefer to send your supporting documents via US Postal Service, please use the following address:

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The University of Kansas Medical Center
School of Medicine
G028 Murphy, Mail Stop 4007
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160-7120
Office: 913-588-1237
Fax:  913-588-8890

Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016 Online application must be submitted on or before this date
May 31, 2016 First day of summer programs
July 1, 2016 Last day of the program

Last modified: Apr 07, 2016
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