Overview

1st–4th Year Medical Student Requirements & Education

Throughout your education here at University of Utah School of Medicine, we provide several resources to support you. From wellness consults and services to activities and information for visiting students, you will be able to find any resources you need here.

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Med Student Mentor

Med Student Mentor: All Things Research

Quality, in-depth research experience may get you into medical school, but lack of research experience may not rule you out. For those interested in research, Dr. David Wofsy from the University of California, San Francisco, recommends starting early and making a meaningful contribution. He gives ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: University of California, San Francisco

For pre-med students applying to UCSF medical school, diversity is key. A deliberately broad-based enrollment contributes to an expansive view of medicine. Dr. David Wofsy describes UCSF’s role as a state-sponsored university to provide doctors that serve the needs of the community in research, ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Balancing Med School

Riding a bicycle requires balance, especially if you’re in medical school. Competitive bicycle racer Tim Mulvihill talks about finding time to pursue your passions, even during med school. Given a choice between science, a medical career, volunteering or just going for a spin, Tim answers, “all ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Interviewing Tips From the Associate Dean of Admissions at Harvard Med School

What you say and how you say it might get you into Harvard Medical School. Dr. Robert J. Mayer, Faculty Associate Dean of Admissions at Harvard Medical School explains the interview process. He suggests some interview dos and don’ts and explains what potential applicants can expect to encounter ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Getting a Head Start on the Application Process

Want a better chance of getting accepted to med school? Ann Diggins, director of student and educational affairs, University of Nevada Medical School, advises giving yourself plenty of time to complete the med school application process. From tips for arranging your class schedule to accumulating ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: University of Nevada School of Medicine

Why the University of Nevada School of Medicine believes “Students from the West are the Best.” Ann Diggins, director of student and educational affairs at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, describes her school’s unique approach to recruiting. She provides an insightful heads-up on ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Tips for Writing Admissions Essays

How can “telling your story” get you into Harvard Medical School? Dr. Robert Mayer, faculty associate dean of admissions at Harvard Medical School reveals what the admissions staff looks for in a candidate. He shares some insider tips on preparing a great essay and discusses the dos and don’ts ... Read More

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