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Health Professional School Fair
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 11:00am-2:00pm
Library Walk (If rain, PC Ballroom West)

2017 List of Participants

by field/Map
This year's list includes: schools, post-baccs,

clinical & service/volunteer opportunities (NEW)*
FACEBOOK Event Page

Sponsor: UC San Diego School of Medicine

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Prepare for the Fair

1. Do your homework and have a fundamental understanding of its location, class size, and general application processes.

2. Come professionally dressed.

3. Map the schools, hospitals, and service organizations you want to meet.

4. Ask your questions AND let others ask theirs.

5. Use business cards. This makes it easier for recruiters to log you into their system. Include your name, contact information, online presence, etc.

6. Practice your one-minute elevator pitch. Let the recruiter know about you, your background, academic background, and your questions regarding their program.

7. Follow-up with recruiters within three days of the event so recruiters remember you

By: Emil Chuck

Questions to Ask

Schools:

  • What is the mean GPA or appropriate standardized test range of entering students?
  • Who would be the best sources of reference letters for applicants to your program?
  • What kinds of skills and knowledge are you looking for in candidates and how would you suggest developing those things?
  • What kind of experience do you expect applicants to have?
  • How much/what types of financial aid are available?
  • How competitive is your school and what would a competitive applicant profile look like?
  • What is the number of applicants and number of admits

Hospitals/Volunteer/Service Organizations:

  • How many application cycles are there per year?
  • What is the interview process like?
  • What is the time/hour commitment?
  • When will I start having patient contact? (if applicable)
  • What makes someone a desireable applicant for this internship?
  • What kind of training is involved?

Day of the Fair

The fair is held at the Price Center Ballroom West.  It is open to students, alumni, and the UC San Diego community.  Please bring your student idea for check-in.

Fair maps are located throughout the ballroom. Fair map will also be uploaded here once it is finalized.  Please check back for the map. 

If you have questions on the day of the fair, please visit the Information Table.

School recruiters can find information about registering for the fair here.