Nevadans Into Medicine
This program has currently been postponed until further notice. Please check back periodically for updates.
Nevadans Into Medicine is a week-long, residential program designed for undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors to get prepared for the medical school admissions process. The program is funded by the School of Medicine. Students are competitively selected and there is no charge to participants. All travel, food, and program expenses are paid.
- Tours of the main Reno campus and the clinical campus in Las Vegas.
- Admissions preparation, including a sample MCAT with analysis of individual student scores.
- Interactive sessions with experts in admissions, financial planning, and curriculum.
- One-on-one advising and strategizing to develop each student's admissions plan.
- Clinical experience and standardized patients demonstrations.
- Other team building activities.
- Resume detailing clinical, volunteer, and work experience
- Academic recommendation contact
- One-page personal statement in MS Word
- Other information detailed in the application
- Students who are Nevada residents, or residents of one of our partnering western states (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico).
- Students who will be sophomores or above in the class standing beginning no later than the Fall Semester of the year of the Nevadans Into Medicine application.
- Minimum overall college GPA of 3.2.
- Students of all backgrounds and ethnicities are eligible to apply. Students from groups underrepresented in medicine are encouraged to apply. Students who are the first in their family to attend college, from rural communities, or are of African-American, Latino/Latina, and/or Native American are especially encouraged to apply.