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GRE/MCAT/DAT Prep Program (GMDP)

GRE/MCAT/DAT Prep Program (GMDP)

The purpose of GRE/MCAT/DAT Prep Program (GMDP) is to prepare students from disadvantaged backgrounds to be competitive applicants for graduate or professional school. The core experience for program participants will be a test preparation course for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Dental Admissions Test (DAT), or Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) examinations. In addition to strengthening test taking skills, participants will engage in different workshops designed to support them through the admissions process for graduate or professional school. Workshop topics include learning interview techniques, writing personal statements, and applying for financial aid and scholarships.  GMDP is free of charge for accepted applicants.  Please note, this is not a residential program, as such housing will not be offered as a part of the program.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Individuals interested in pursuing careers in a health profession.

  • Applicant must have completed their third year of undergraduate coursework or beyond.

  • To be competitive, applicant should have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and science GPA of 2.5.

  • Applicant must self-identify as coming from an economically and educationally disadvantaged background.

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Documentation to support your eligibility may be requested.

 

TO BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE,  APPLICATION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Transcripts from ALL undergraduate or graduate institutions attended.  Trancripts may be official or unofficial, and can be uploaded at the end of the application. 

  • A personal statement discussing your academic and career goals and how this program will support those goals.  All statements should be typed, and a mimimum of 500 words. Statements can be uploaded at the end of the application.  

        

2019 PROGRAM DATES AND DEADLINES

  • Application Packet deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: Mid-April 2019
  • Start of Summer Program: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
  • End of Summer Program: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

 

 

To apply to the 2019 GMDP Program

Click Here

 

 

QUESTIONS?

For additional information please contact the Health Professions Navigator Program at 312-996-5511.

 

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