Extracurricular Opportunities

Medical schools are interested in applicants who have demonstrated that they can maintain a good work/life balance. When it comes to extracurriculars, remember, quality over quantity.

Review the pages listed below for information on how to gain the experience valued by medical schools.

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Shadowing & Clinical Experience
Find opportunities to gain real-world experience in a health facility.

Summer Programs
Find out about programs to gain valuable experience over your summer break.

Student Groups
Get involved with these groups to meet other students with similiar career interests.

Research
Learn about ways you can participate in research and gain lab experience.

Campus and Community Involvement
View resources to find volunteer opportunities on campus or in the community.

Post-Graduation Programs
Review fellowships, jobs, and volunteering opportunites.