UCLA Pre-medical Enrichment Program (UCLA PREP) 2019 Cohort
UCLA PREP is a unique non-residential program designed to provide premedical students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the means to strengthening their ability and readiness to study medicine. Full participation in the UCLA PREP program allows participants to enhance their chances of being accepted to medical school and succeeding once there.
December 18th, 2020 - Online Application Opens
February 11th, 2021 - Round 1 Application Deadline
April 8th, 2021- Round 2 and Final Application Deadline
June 15th, 2021 - PREP Program Begins
July 9th, 2021 - PREP Program Ends
Students are eligible for UCLA PREP if they have not previously applied to medical school. Community college students, non-California residents, and post-baccalaureate students are eligible to apply. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
Are you insatiably curious? Boundlessly optimistic? Passionate about healing the world? We think you’ll fit right in.
Academic and Advising Component
Participants will engage in an extensive and lively curriculum. Through the course of a week, students will be able to obtained highly focused information to become competitive applicants. Through MCAT strategies, Personal Statement workshops, Practice Interviews, Financial Planning, Application Procedures & Strategies, Interviewing Skills, and Networking.
This invaluable experience allows PREP students to interact with established DGSOM Staff, Faculty, and Students who will give them more insight on Medical schooladmissions process as well as on student life and medical school curriculum. Students will project themselves into a variety of roles and will make more realistic self-evaluations of their own motivation and intentions surrounding their career choice. In addition, mentorship relationships will be developed from these experiences.
There is no tuition for participation. PREP is a non-residential program, students are responsible for housing and any other living expenses, including travel.
Note: UCLA PREP is not a test preparation program and applicants are advised that independent study time is limited
Please send all inquiries to: UCLAPREP@mednet.ucla.edu
David Geffen School of Medicine
Outreach & Pipeline Programs
885 Tiverton Avenue Suite 305
Los Angeles, CA 90095