This course will prepare students to apply to health professions graduate programs. Topics covered will include how to write a personal statement, framing your experiences, preparing for interviews and specifics about the centralized applications. We will also have panel discussions regarding the balance of personal and professional life, the meaning of professionalism, hot topics in healthcare and a look at the way medicine is portrayed in the arts. Satisfactory performance will require completion of Concourse quizzes, written reflections in the form of questionnaires, written organization of experiences and a draft of the personal statement. This course should be taken the semester preceding application.
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