Planning for Medical School


Students at white coat ceremony An Online Workshop to Help Guide You in Applying to Medical School

This workshop is designed to help you get organized and understand what you need to do to be a competitive medical school applicant. Within the workshop, there is a section in which users can provide times that work for them to meet with one of our counselors to recieve personalized feedback!

This workshop content is available to everyone, everywhere, at no cost. 

Section Topics:

  • Introduction
  • What Do Physicians Do?
  • Making the Commitment
  • The Application Process
  • Choosing Medical Schools
  • The Medical School Experience
  • Interviewing
  • Unique Considerations
  • Your Action Plan

Follow-up Appointment

At the conclusion of the Planning for Medical School Workshop, there are instructions for scheduling a follow-up appointment with an HCC career counselor.

UMTC Students & UMTC Alumni (within two years of graduation): follow-up appointments are available at no cost.

UMTC Alumni (more than two years out) and all non UMTC students: follow-up appointments are available for a $25 fee.


The comments and feedback provided during the “Personal Statement Critique”, "Action Planning", or similar sessions are provided for informational purposes only; the Health Careers Center makes no guarantees or warranties, either expressed or implied, regarding admissions decisions by any academic program, including those at the University of Minnesota. While we make every effort to provide accurate and current information, it is the recipient’s responsibility to consult with relevant admissions personnel to learn about admissions requirements and prerequisites.