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Day Trip to Minority Student Medical Career Fair 2017

October 14, 2017

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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2017


Education Activists Vanessa Sparks, William McDonald and Stacey Payton are sponsoring a trip to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) “Minority Student Career Fair” on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Boston, MA. This event is open to high school and college students interested in pursuing careers in medicine and the health professions.

The conference focuses on the medical profession, strategies on college/medical school admission, participation in medical and health-care discussions and activities, and receives information on medical programs for high school/college. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to meet and network with deans, administrators and students from medical schools and health professional schools from around the country.

The cost of the trip (includes: bus breakfast, round-trip transportation, conference and dinner) is $90.00 per student, and $60.00 for each accompanying parent/guardian.
This is a one-day trip, open to current high school juniors and seniors (11th and 12th grade) and college freshman/sophomores with an interest in the medical/health profession and has successfully completed the following:

For high school juniors and seniors:
1) 2-3 years of high school science (including Living Environment and/or Biology), passing grade in coursework and Regent examination.
2) 2-3 years of high school mathematics (Algebra and Geometry and/or Algebra II/Trigonometry), passing grade in coursework and Regent examination.

For college students:
1) Current enrolled college freshman and sophomores (attending a two or four-year college/university)

Interested students must complete the application (http://jamaica311.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/AAMCConference2017Application.pdf) and enclose a copy of their current class schedule. Completed applications are due by 10/14/17.

This is an excellent opportunity for students and we encourage you to share this information with your friends and colleagues. For additional information about this trip, send an e-mail to: vlsparks@hotmail.com. For more information about the Association of American Medical Colleges and Minority Student Medical Career Fair or the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), visit their website at www.aamc.org.

It is our hope that by providing career and educational opportunities to young people, we might make a difference in their lives thus making a difference in ours.


October 14, 2017
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