Are your eyes set on the medical school prize? Awesome! Now that you've made the choice to go for it, you've got to go for it. That means committing to the pre-med lifestyle by doing the work it takes to actually get in. We know this isn't an easy road. That why we're here to support you along the way.
Join Katy as she chats with her good friend and the Associate Director of Pre-Health Professions, Jason De La Rosa, about what steps you need to take to get into to medical school. In this second episode of our two part series on being a pre-med student, Jason walks you through what you should be working on each year during your pre-med undergraduate experience, discusses the importance of creating a medical school admissions budget, shares how to cultivate the skills and support you need to be a successful pre-med student, and shares some things you can do if you don't get in.
Now we want to hear from you! Share your #premedgoals with us in the comments below. We would love to cheer you on. Plus, sharing your goals makes them real and inspires others.
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More About Jason De La Rosa
Jason De La Rosa is a higher education professional, hailing from San Antonio, Texas. He discovered his passion for people as a first-generation college student at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas where he earned a Bachelor's in both Sociology and Psychology. Upon graduation, he worked in Residence Life, before realizing that he needed to visit the birthplace of American Sociology, while earning his Master's Degree in the Social Sciences (with an emphasis in Sociology) at the University of Chicago. After serving eight years as an academic advisor for the honors program at a small liberal arts university, Jason developed a Pre-Health Professions community on his campus. In a very short period of time, he has created and implemented programming, events, uniform advising for all Pre-Health students, as well as built a network of off-campus colleagues to provide experiential learning opportunities and successful pathways into health professions programs for his students. Jason finds his work with pre-health students to be the most rewarding professional opportunity he has had, and looks forward to helping more students reach their health professions goals.
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