Free event will give participants an inside perspective on what it takes to get into medical schools from students and alumni who have been successful

March 30, 2010

DEARBORN / March 30, 2010---The University of Michigan-Dearborn will host a “Pre-med Information Night” from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 26 for students interested in pursuing a medical career.

The free event will give participants an inside perspective on what it takes to get into medical schools from students and alumni who have been successful, according to Christopher W. Tremblay, executive director of enrollment management and interim director of financial aid. Attendees will hear from a panel of students and alumni as well as UM-Dearborn pre-medical studies advisor Mark DeCamp, professor of chemistry.

“The Pre-Med Information Night is a great opportunity for our students and alumni to share their journey about and tips for entering medical school,” Tremblay said.

Space is limited. To register online, visit http://www.umd.umich.edu/premedinfo or call the Office of Admissions and Orientation at 313-593-5100.

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About University of Michigan-Dearborn
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the 2009/2010 academic year. Founded in 1959 with a gift of just over 200 acres of land and $6.5 million from the Ford Motor Company, UM-Dearborn has been distinguished by its commitment to providing excellent educational opportunities responsive to the needs of southeastern Michigan. The university has 8,700 students pursuing undergraduate, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business, education, and public administration. With a faculty devoted to teaching, and students committed to achievement, UM-Dearborn has been shaped by its history of interaction with business, government and industry in southeastern Michigan, and is committed to responding to the needs of the region in the future.  

 

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