College of Medicine

Post-Bacc Premed Student Creates Virtual Comedy Show to Support COVID-19 Relief Fund

Update: Maisie and her team of comedians raised over $1,300. “I am so thrilled and filled to the brim with gratitude for the outpouring of support from coast to coast!! Friends from LA, SF, Sacramento, Chicago, NYC, and Vermont tuned in,” said Laud.   UVM Post-Bacc Premedical student Maisie Laud has a combined passion for […]

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Early College Program Gives Students Access to Academic Health and Medicine

JeanPaul Habyalimana knows that he wants to study medicine more than anything. Ever since sixth grade, the high school junior from Colchester has been interested in health and science—specifically neuroscience. Last summer, he completed UVM’s Health and Medicine pre-college course to explore his interests. “I’ve always been interested in neuroscience, and I decided I should […]

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Oregon Consultant Charlotte Morrow Helps Cannabis Growers Become Energy Efficient

Charlotte Morrow was eager for more well-rounded conversations with indoor growers. Morrow is a project manager for Evergreen Consulting Group in Oregon, which focuses on light efficiency for utilities. When cannabis became legalized in the Pacific Northwest, local utilities found that indoor growers were using a significant energy load. In 2019, Morrow enrolled in the […]

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Experiencing the Rigors of Academic Medicine in UVM’s Precollege High School Program

Mia Lobel is attending UVM in the fall and setting her sights on working in orthopedic medicine. Last summer, the high school senior from New Albany, Ohio, completed UVM’s Health and Medicine pre-college course to get a better sense of college life and the University’s rigorous academic expectations. The Health and Medicine course is part […]

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Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile Part 2: Making Connections, Communicating Well

By Kate Whitney You’ve created your LinkedIn profile, filled in your basic information, and have chosen a headshot that speaks to your professionalism and is industry-appropriate—but your only connections are your brother, your mom, your college roommate, and your old high school librarian. In Part 2 of our series on Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile, […]

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Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile Part 1: Getting Started

By Kate Whitney LinkedIn has over 260 million active users per month, with 40% of those users accessing their profile on a daily basis. As a tool for making connections and showcasing the skills and knowledge gained from your education and work experience, LinkedIn is an incredible resource for building and growing your career. Heather […]

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Meet UVM’s Post-Bacc Premedical Advisor: Jennifer Lian

By Kate Whitney   Students in UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but they all tend to share a similar motivation. “It’s a passion for helping people,” said Jennifer Lian, M.Ed., Senior Pre-Health Advisor at UVM’s Continuing and Distance Education Department. “That’s the common thread we see with all applicants.” […]

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Meet UVM’s Pre-College and Summer Academy Advisor: Kristen Kilbashian

By Kate Whitney Kristen Kilbashian, a pre-college academic advisor for UVM Continuing and Distance Education, has the unique role of assisting high school students and recent high school graduates. She acknowledges that not nearly enough people are aware of the incredible programs available through UVM CDE for that particular age group. “If you consider ‘Continuing […]

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Outside of the Classroom Learning Adds to Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Experience

Creating the strongest candidacy for medical or health profession school is what UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical program is all about. One way that UVM’s program supports students in their quest to build a strong application is through numerous outside-the-classroom learning opportunities. Students are invited and encouraged to take advantage of unique hands-on clinics, discussions lead by […]

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Preparing for Med School through UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

There isn’t necessarily just one path to medical school. Sure, you may plan to focus your undergraduate studies in a bachelor’s of science and narrow in on the key science curriculum in order to gain admission to med school. But what if you pursued a bachelor’s degree in arts, didn’t have the science background and […]

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