BCOM MCAT Prep Course Spring 2017

Dates: January 18, 2017 to April 28, 2017

Mondays and Wednesdays 5:15 P.M. to 6:45 P.M.

Application Deadline: January 10, 2017

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In the spring 2017, the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) is offering a one-semester MCAT prep course for individuals interested in going to medical school. This course is designed to help strengthen MCAT scores and train pre-medical students to become competitive when applying for medical school admission. Students or community members who are interested in participating in this course do not have to pay registration fee. The 15-week course provides a strong learning environment designed to improve interview skills and teach students how to create a strong application packet.  Participating students are expected to approach this unique experience with a commitment to scholarship and excellence.

Over 50 hours of in-class test prep instruction covering the four sections of the MCAT featuring:

  • MCAT instruction from experienced faculty
  • Presentations from BCOM faculty
  • Mock interviews and application material workshops
  • Cultural competency training and community service
  • Networking with peers who share the same interests
  • Presentations on obtaining and/or volunteering for health-related job experiences
  • Number of seats available: 50 (No registration or course fee)

Who is Eligible?

  • New Mexico residents / El Paso residents / community members, or NMSU students
  • Persons who demonstrate passion and commitment in pursuing a health career
  • Persons who have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Persons who have completed at least 3-credit hours of biology and 3-credit hours of chemistry or are currently enrolled in those classes

Student Expectations

  • Participants must commit to the full 15-week program including mandatory orientation
  • Participants are required to attend all of the group and individual study sessions
  • Participants must comply with the BCOM policies regarding conduct, academic honesty and lawful behavior
  • Participants should be willing to remain in contact with BCOM beyond the course
  • Participants are expected to bring their own laptop and purchase their own MCAT text books
  • Participants must plan to take the MCAT test as soon as possible after finishing the course

Application Deadline Jan 10, 2017

Applications are not open at this time.

For more information about the course contact:

drkSamuel Kadavakollu, Ph.D. (Dr. K)
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
MCAT faculty for graduate education
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Office: (575) 674 2342
Mobile: 505-803-4835