Premedical Enrichment Program
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will be hosting their annual Pre-Medical Enrichment Program (PEP) for undergraduate students who are interested in primary care medicine and rural health medicine. APPLY STARTING JANUARY 15, 2021!
PEP will be held virtually this summer. The dates are from June 7th- July 2nd, 2021.
The program is FREE of charge. The deadline to apply and to submit all supporting documents is April 16th 2021 at 5:00 PM CST.
Applicants who are selected to participate in the Pre-Medical Enrichment Program will be notified early May through email. A refundable $50 deposit fee will be required upon acceptance into the program. This fee will be refunded as long as the participant complies with the attendance rules of the program.
In order to be eligible to participate in PEP, you must:
- Be a Texas resident and have attended a Texas high school
- Have a minimum GPA of a 3.25 on a 4.0 scale; must be able to provide an official or unofficial undergraduate transcript from each school you have attended to verify grades
- Have a minimum SAT score of 1010 or a minimum ACT score of 20; must be able to provide documentation to verify score(s)
- Have an interest in primary care medicine or rural health medicine
- Provide at least one letter of evaluation, preferably from a current or past professor or faculty member
This program is designed to produce well-qualified and competitive medical school applicants. Participants will gain admissions insight and acquire the tools necessary to become a competitive applicant. Opportunities include:
- Clinical and shadowing experiences
- MCAT preparation
- Professional development
- Mock interviews