AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION
THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY CHAPTER
Welcome to AMSA at TCNJ!
Whether you're an incoming student trying to navigate around a confusing school system or a "established" student trying to solidify his/her plan, AMSA is for you! Founded in 1950, AMSA remains one of the most recognizable and distinguished organizations both on a local and domestic scale. By joining AMSA, students will have the opportunity to start their medical journey with the help of TCNJ's very own pre-medical student base!
The executive board is here to help, please do not hesitate to ask us, either directly or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Help us gain recognition by liking AMSA's Facebook Page and encouraging your friends to join one of the biggest pre-medical organizations on campus!
Here are some tips for pre-med success from Kaplan, a big sponsor of AMSA!
1. Become a part of the elite team of Student Brand Ambassadors! Become a part of the Kaplan Test Prep Family by working with social media and thereby sharpening marketing skills and interpersonal relationships, both integral parts of a physician's life. As an added bonus, you will get to work closely with one of the biggest test preparation companies in the world! Learn more about the role and perks of the jobs via Kaplan's Buzzfeed list.
Contact the local Kaplan campus manager Allyson Tlacoxolal at 609-375-8378 or email@example.com for more information
2. General planning tips for pre-med applicants from Kaplan: http://www.kaptest.com/blog/med-school-pulse/2016/07/18/how-to-stand-out-as-a-medical-school-applicant/ and http://www.kaptest.com/blog/med-school-pulse/2016/08/16/setting-goals-for-pre-med-success-this-sem
3. Follow Kaplan's comprehensive MCAT prep course. The MCAT is one of the toughest tests that pre-med students have to take before applying to medical school. Check out the upcoming class schedule here: www.kaptest.com/schedules. For general information on MCAT prep, check out https://www.kaptest.com/mcat to find a class schedule that works for you. Don’t forget to use your Kaplan discount (CLUB10) to get a 10% discount off your course.
5. Planning for MCAT. This involves but is not limited to: figuring out deadlines, how much time you have to prep, what kind of prep materials to use and what medical schools to apply to. To help assist in this process, Kaplan has provided a list of the top medical schools in the Princeton area as well as suitable MCAT preparation options in Princeton.
6. For a review on your MCAT knowledge: Check out Kaplan’s 20 minute MCAT workout and get 20 minutes of realistic practice. After you complete the exercise, you’ll see a breakdown of how well you did complete with answers and explanations: https://www.kaptest.com/pages/workout
7. Kaplan even provides a free full length practice test! Register to attend a free practice test or live MCAT event at kaptest.com/practice
Make sure you check out the AMSA National website for lots of interesting tidbits!
1. Be a leader in AMSA as e-board positions are soon to open up!
2. Find an internship or a research opportunity.
3. Find a job.
4. Shadow a doctor.
5. Prepare for MCAT.
6. Research medical schools.
7. Get involved in your community.
Here is an awesome, simple, and effective way to stay sharp for the MCAT! Visit
for an MCAT
question of the day. This site has some tasty resources and fun things such as a
blog of a pre-med student (http://journeysinmedicine.blogspot.com).
Feel free to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you have.