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Goal Applicants

The Upstate MedPrep Academic Enhancement MS Program has recently undergone changes to particularly prioritize applicants from diverse backgrounds within the following categories:

  • Identifies as a race or ethnicity that is minoritized in medicine that includes:
    • Black/African American
    • Hispanic/latino
    • American Indian/Alaska Native
  • First-generation to attend college
  • Low socioeconomic status E01 or E02
  • Veteran status
  • Low access to academic opportunities
  • From a rural hometown/zip code
  • Applicant from the local Central NY Community