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Here you will find a collection of updates regarding information sessions available to CBS students.

CBS MCAT Prep Workshop and Practice Test with The Princeton Review

Join CBS and The Princeton Review to learn more about the MCAT! The Princeton Review will provide introduction to the exam and then some realistic timed practice, an in-depth discussion of a few questions, strategy and study tips, and some information about The Princeton Review MCAT courses on Thursday, October 18. Then, on Saturday, October 20, take a free full-length MCAT practice test sponsored by The Prince Review. You’ll receive your score, see what the actual test is like, and get an idea of where you can improve. Attend either or both events!

Preparing for Graduate School in the Life Sciences

Start your preparation for graduate school in the life sciences this fall! Learn about the qualities of a strong graduate school applicant and hear advice on how to strengthen your application materials. Any CBS student interested in a Master’s Degree or Ph.D in the life sciences is encouraged to attend; you do NOT need to be in the 2018-2019 application process!

Event Details
Date: Friday, October 5, 2018
Time:10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: 325 Coffman Memorial Union

Undergraduate Research Opportunities and Resources – September 10


Funding and Scholarships

  • Goldwater National Scholarships award $7500 toward undergraduate educational expenses for sophomores and juniors in STEM fields with outstanding academic records and significant research experience who plan to have careers related to research. Deadline for consideration for a campus nomination is November 19, 2018.

School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Community Health Division Information Session and Panel

Are you interested in exploring a career in public health, specifically in fields related to epidemiology or community health promotion? Join the CBS Career Team and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Community Health Division (EpiCH) to learn more about the EpiCH programs, how to prepare a competitive application, and what to expect from a career in Public Health.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities and Resources

CBS offers a multitude of resources for students interested in undergraduate research, whether you are just getting started, or have been working in a lab for years. Continue reading below for more information!

NEW! The CBS Undergraduate Research Listserv
The CBS Undergraduate Research Listserv is a way for you to stay connected with research resources. This newsletter will provide information related to:

Life Sciences Graduate School Fair on Friday, September 14!

The CBS Career Team would like to extend an invitation to the Life Sciences Graduate School Fair on Friday, September 14th! Our goal is to connect you with a variety of master and Ph.D.  programs of high interest to CBS students including programs in:

  • Biological sciences
  • Stem cell biology
  • Animal science
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Medical devices
  • Natural resources
  • Pharmaceutical science

Why should you attend?

Physical Therapist Education Virtual Fair

The American Physical Therapy Association is hosting a FREE Doctor of Physical Therapy Education Virtual Fair on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The event will provide attendees the opportunity to connect with Admissions Representatives from many of the nation’s top Physical Therapist Education Programs. Register here.