Pre-med Minute Video Series

This series of short videos features Kathleen Kolberg, Ph.D., pre-health advisor at the University of Notre Dame, and provides advice for those interested in the steps it takes to get into med school.

Pre-med Minute Ep. 1: What major should I choose?

What is the best major for those who are planning to attend medical school? Kathleen Kolberg, assistant dean for undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, shares her tips she gives as adviser to students preparing for admission to health profession schools.

Pre-med Minute Ep. 2: Gaining Clinical Experience

Why should you gain clinical experience before applying to medical school? And how do you accomplish that? Kathleen Kolberg, assistant dean for undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, shares her tips she gives as adviser to students preparing for admission to health profession schools.

Pre-med Minute Ep. 3: Personal Competency - Service Orientation

Medical schools want to see that you have developed a life of service as an undergraduate student. Kathleen Kolberg, assistant dean for undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, shares her tips she gives as adviser to students preparing for admission to health profession schools.

Premed Minute Ep. 4: Demonstrating Integrity and Ethics

Integrity and ethics is of utmost importance in medicine. How can you best demonstrate this as an undergraduate student, before applying to medical schools? Kathleen Kolberg, assistant dean for undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, shares her tips she gives as adviser to students preparing for admission to health profession schools.

Pre-Med Minute Ep. 5: Partner with a pre-health advisor

Want to attend medical school? Find an advisor who will help you. Kathleen Kolberg of the University of Notre Dame shares her tips for helping you on your journey toward the preprofessional medical career of your dreams.

Premed Minute Ep. 6: The growth mindset

Do you have a "growth mindset?" Kathleen Kolberg, the pre-health advisor at the University of Notre Dame, describes how having a growth mindset will help prepare you for medical school.

Pre-Med Minute Ep. 7: Dependability and Leadership

How can you prove to medical schools that you're a dependable person and that you have leadership skills? Kathleen Kolberg, pre-health advisor at the University of Notre Dame, shares her expertise in this episode of Pre-Med Minute.

Premed Minute Ep.8: Be your Best Self

When considering the core competencies for medical school, you don't need to be super human. Kathleen Kolberg, pre-health advisor at the University of Notre Dame, shares her expertise in this episode of Pre-Med Minute.

Pre-Med Minute Ep. 9 Teamwork

Being a medical professional is about teamwork. As you continue on your path to medical school, learn how to be a great team member and team leader.

Premed Minute Ep. 10: Resilience and Adaptability

Medical school is tough. How can you adapt to that, and show that you are resilient enough to do so? One of the pre-health advisors at the University of Notre Dame talks about how you can demonstrate these traits as an undergrad.