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Congratulations Seniors!  June 15th, 2012

Commencement 2012 student profile: Ryan Hadden Check out this youtube click of graduating exercise sport science pre-med student Ryan Hadden, who will be featured at commencement this year.

Lakota Man Accuses Hospital of Healthcare Hate Crime  May 4th, 2012

Wow, this is very sad. A prime example why there needs to be more cultural competence taught and more students from disadvantaged backgrounds entering the healthcare feild.

Rapid City, South Dakota – A member and resident of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota came home from a 14-day stay in the hospital to find he had been horribly mutilated. Three Ks can be easily seen carved or burned into his abdomen in the shocking photograph taken the day after he came home.

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Pre-Med’s New Priorities: Heart and Soul and Social Science  April 17th, 2012

The MCAT is changing in 2015.
“In addition to the hard-science and math questions that have for decades defined this rite of passage into the medical profession, nearly half of the new MCAT will focus on squishier topics in two new sections: one covering social and behavioral sciences and another on critical analysis and reading that will require students to analyze passages covering areas like ethics and cross-cultural studies.”

Check out this article from the New York Times.

Health Profession Career Fair  April 17th, 2012

Check out the health professions career fair! There will be lots of medical and other health profession schools there. Talk with admissions reps about requirements, and stock up on free pens too!

April 24, 2012
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
LaSells Stewart Center

For a list of participating schools go to

Hello Pre-med Students!  April 16th, 2012

My name is Jolene Bunce, I’m the pre-med advisor for the college of Public Health and Human Sciences. I hope this site provides you with lots of helpful information as you work toward applying to medical school. Feel free to leave comments and don’t hesitate to e-mail me with questions. I will continually update this site with the great things I find.