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|Pre-Health Programs in Guatemala and Peru
|It is often discussed that international
experience can be a crucial advantage of
getting into medical school. The ability to
have medical-related international experience
on your CV can be the factor that gets you
into your desired school.
In a September 2015 article for Kaplan,
second-year medical student Emily Hause
stated some of the real reasons to travel
internationally as an undergrad, including
"teaching adaptability, feeling
vulnerable, being resourceful,
(and) learning to ask for
See the whole article here.
We understand the importance of
international experience for pre-health
students, and offer two programs specifically
for pre-health students: a program in
Antigua, Guatemala, customizable by
the student, which offers an economic and
flexible way to gain international experience.
We also offer an intense, six-week program in
Cusco, Peru, during the summer, which
allows you to spend time with like-minded
pre-health students in a surreal setting for
your summer break.
Please find detailed descriptions of each
program below, with photos and
testimonials. Please also don't hesitate to
contact us by clicking here or email
The town: Antigua has been the focus of Spanish language
study tours for many years. In a surreal setting surrounded
by three volcanoes, its mild year-round climate and rich
culture will only enhance your overall experience.
The Program: Click Here for Calendar
Dates: June 11 to July 3, 2017
All-Inclusive Price: $3,450
Click Here for questions
Click Here to Register
|Top and Above: Our programs in Peru and Guatemala both offer
opportunities for pre-health students to observe and volunteer in a
|Top: The symbol of the Incan world: the majestic Macchu Picchu.
Above: As part of a cohort of like-minded students, the experience
is only enhanced and life-long friendships are born.
|Left: Private Spanish
lessons offer the
chance to gain Spanish
Above and Right: There
are a wide variety of
weekend excursions in
the opportunity to visit
the stunning Mayan
ruins of Tikal.
|"My favorite part was
spending time in the
infectious diseases ward,
where I got to see many
interesting cases that aren’t
commonly seen in the United
States such as tuberculosis,
dengue fever and even
|"The best part of the experience was
getting to spend time daily with
patients. I felt that I had a plethora of
opportunity to spend working and
volunteering in the hospital."
|Cusco and Lima, Peru
The town: Cusco, also known as “The Imperial City,” was
the capital of the great Inca Empire from the 13th century
through the Spanish conquest, and has been designated a
World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is the main train
departure-point for Macchu Picchu, the main icon of the Inca
The Program: We offer an intense 6-week program,
where you will join a group to explore the culture, language,
and medical side of Cusco and Peru.
Price (9-week Program): $9,290
Dates: July 2 to September 2, 2017
Click Here for additional information or questions!