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Ubc Pre-Med Diversity Symposium 2014 *for Non-Traditional Applicants*

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**This event is intended for future applicants who consider themselves 'non-traditional applicants'. Current applicants who consider themselves 'non-traditional' are welcome to attend as well.


We are pleased to announce the UBC Pre-Med Diversity Symposium 2014!


This MD student run event sponsored by the Faculty of Medicine.


The UBC Pre-Med Diversity Symposium is an annual event designed to educate future applicants about medical school. The event is geared toward those individuals who may consider themselves ‘non-traditional’ applicants. Reasons for considering oneself non-traditional include a non-science background, a difficult family or financial background, recent immigration to Canada, aboriginal ancestry, parenthood and career changes.
The event is run by current UBC medical students with the support of the UBC faculty of medicine. The event will take place Sunday, November 16th 2014 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in Vancouver, Victoria, Prince George and Kelowna.
Traditional applicants - please be on the lookout for future events more geared towards your needs!

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 –10:00 am to 4:30 pm

(Lunch will be provided.)


Vancouver: Medical Student Alumni Centre (2750 Heather St)

Victoria: University of Victoria Medical Sciences Building (3800 Finnerty Rd), Room 131

Prince George: Donald Rix Northern Health Sciences Centre (3333 University Way), Room 9-370

Kelowna: Kelowna General Hospital (2268 Pandosy St), Room 228


Please RSVP by November 7th, 2014 with your name, site you will attend, and any dietary restrictions.

e-mail: premed.diversity@gmail.com


Pre Med Diversity Poster 2014

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The format for this year will be a brief intro to medical school and the application process to bring everyone up to speed (30 min), a set of workshops designed to get applicants from many walks of life thinking critically about the application process (1 hr, run by current MD students with groups of five attendees), hour for lunch with more MD students attending to answer questions one-on-one, one hour of more detailed talks from admissions, finance and student support, final hour with talks from the associate deans of professionalism and admissions (both MDs).


We still have space left in Vancouver and Prince George, more spots can be arranged for Victoria and Kelowna if there's enough interest.


Current applicants attending in the past have also found the event useful.

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