Preparing for the AAMC VITA Interview

This webinar provided an overview of the AAMC VITA; discussed policies, guidelines, and processes; briefly described the process for completing AAMC VITA in HireVue; and shared considerations, tips, and resources for preparing for the AAMC VITA. 

AAMC Prep for Success in your Virtual Interview

Many medical schools are turning to virtual interviews this year. Many are doing live virtual interviews and some are incorporating an asynchronous/on-demand virtual interview into their process. This webinar will help you prepare for success in your virtual interviews by identifying a suitable environment, preparing and practicing with technology, and preparing for and responding to interview questions. It will also discuss how to address possible challenges you may face with virtual interviews and possible steps you might take to overcome them. Access the PDF slides here.

Demonstrating Competence in an Unconventional Application Year

In this webinar, you will understand the 15 core competencies for entering medical school (pre-professional skills, thinking and reasoning abilities, and knowledge of science), learn about creative ways to articulate competence using your current courses and experiences, and consider how to use the AAMC Anatomy of an Applicant Self-Assessment Guide to support your medical school application. Access the PDF slides here.

Alternative Grading During Academic Disruption 

In the wake of COVID-19 colleges and universities have abruptly shifted to distance education while still being required to meet accreditation standards. In response, insitutions are offering alternative grading policies for students which have implications for the upcoming admissions cycle. Access the PDF slides here.

Fee Assistance Program Webinar 

This pre-recorded webinar covers how medical school applicants can save over $2,000 through the Fee Assistance Program. It walks through the 2020 Fee Assistance Program benefits, eligibility requirements, and application process. Access the PDF slides here.

What Financial Tips Would You Offer to Premed Students? 

A medical student shares some financial tips for premed students.

2021 AMCAS Application Cycle Webinar for Applicants

Webinar for applicants on Navigating the 2021 AMCAS Application Cycle and Alternative Grading. Access the PDF slides here.

Supporting Applicants Through the 2021 AMCAS Application Cycle

Recording of the 2021 AMCAS application cycle webinar for Prehealth Advisors. Originally recorded on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Access the PDF slides here

Supporting Applicants with Using the AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool

This webinar is for Advisors to learn how the Choose Your Medical School Tool works and how to support applicants. Access the PDF slides here.

Money Management for Entering Medical School Students

This video explains a common sense approach to borrowing wisely during medical school. Also detailed is information about student loan repayment options and strategies and tips for managing financial obligations during medical school.

Week in the Life of a SHPEP Scholar Webinar 

In this 60-minute session, you will hear directly from program sites, who are reviewing applications, and a recent SHPEP scholar who will share their experiences. Access the PDF slides here.

7 Steps to Increase Your Credit Score 

A good credit score versus a bad credit score can save you thousands of dollars over the course of your life. For this reason, now is an excellent time to improve and strengthen your credit score. Building good credit is not a quick process, it takes time and intentional decisions, but with a few simple actions, as discussed in this webinar, you will find yourself at the end of medical school and residency with a higher score than what you had when you began.

AAMC Premed Forum

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented challenges for the premed community. Our premed forum with David Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, addresses questions about the admissions process and more. Please contact 202-828-0600 for further assistance. Access the Premed Forum Q&A.

AAMC's Financial Wellness Program

The AAMC's Financial Wellness program is connecting medical students, residents and others to a plethora of relevant financial activities, videos, articles, and interactive calculators needed before, during and after medical school. Hear how this program can equip one to quickly track their spending, set up a budget, create a financial checklist, and set financial goals. Also offered through the AAMC's Financial Wellness program are options to increase one's financial literacy skills by taking on-demand courses on topics like budgeting, managing credit, identity theft, financial planning, and much more.

How to Improve Your Credit During Medical School and Residency

Did you know that while working to obtain a medical degree, it is also possible to obtain a great credit score? Building a good score is not a quick process, but it is also not hard. What is needed to build creditworthiness is a few intentional actions (addressed in this webinar) and time - which medical school provides plenty of. Listen to these instructions and learn how to get the best credit score of your life. 

Behavioral Economics and Financial Wellness 

This webinar discusses the basic principles of behavioral economics that relate to financial decisions, and explore our relationship with money. Also discussed why super-smart people sometimes make unhealthy financial decisions. Finally, we’d discussed tools to help us identify core beliefs around money, and make the most of our financial aid resources.