Pre-Med Day

If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a doctor, get an introduction to Mercer’s School of Medicine and its critical mission to provide physicians to medically underserved areas in Georgia. During this event, take a tour of the School of Medicine and get the details about Mercer’s Special Consideration Program. Learn how to prepare for medical school as an undergraduate student, and begin your journey to a career in healthcare.

NOTE: This event is open only to Georgia residents. We encourage out-of-state students to register for Saturday Preview.

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September 23
*This event is held in conjunction with our Saturday Preview, where students will have the opportunity to attend a pre-med session in the afternoon. Students should register for either the Saturday Preview or Pre-Med Day, not both.

Day of Event

Sample Schedule

8:30 a.m. Check-In
9:00 a.m. Welcome
10:00 a.m. Welcome from the Dean of Mercer University's School of Medicine
10:15 a.m. Pre-Med Day Sessions
12:30 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Session One
1:45 p.m. Session Two
2:30 p.m. Closing Reception
2:30 p.m. Residential Hall Tours

Sample Session Offerings

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is this event only open to Georgia residents?
The mission of Mercer University’s School of Medicine is to educate physicians and health professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia.
Can I bring guests?
Absolutely! Each student may bring up to three guests. If another high school student is planning to attend with you, we ask that they register as well.
What should I wear?
You will be walking around campus throughout the day, so we recommend comfortable shoes and casual clothes. Since you will be inside and outside, check the weather before you come.
Will there be lunch?
Yes! We will provide lunch for you and two guests at no cost.
Will you provide tickets to an athletic event?
Yes! Athletic events will vary depending on which Saturday Preview event you attend. Check Mercer's athletic calendar to see which events will occur on the day you are planning to visit campus.
Where should I park?
Parking will vary for each event, so check your email leading up to the event for detailed parking information. Also, when you arrive on campus, our student staff will be in orange polos and will direct you to your parking destination. For directions to campus, please see our website.
Will I get to meet faculty?
Yes! The Bear Bazaar academic resource fair is an opportunity for you to meet faculty and staff from various programs and departments around campus.
What will I see on the campus tour?
The campus tour gives you a student’s perspective on life at Mercer. You’ll walk through our historic Quad, the University center, and the center of campus, Cruz Plaza. These tours don’t go through academic buildings, but you will have an opportunity to see these during the afternoon sessions.
What will I see on the School of Medicine tour?
This tour gives you in inside look at classroom facilities and equipment, study rooms, academic offices, and more. Hear from current Mercer Medicine students on their experiences in medical school.
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