Successfully Training and Educating Pre-Medical Students (STEPS) is targeted at college juniors from the NE AHEC region who are planning to attend medical school. This unique program provides college students the opportunity to receive KAPLAN MCAT preparation programs, Mock interview sessions, personal statement reviews, job shadowing and community service.

Eligible students must:
  • Be a college junior pursuing an MD or DO degree
  • Be signed up to take the MCAT during the following year
  • Have a 3.25 cumulative GPA in biology, chemistry, physics, and math
  • Submit 1 letter of recommendation from your college faculty. This MUST be mailed directly from the faculty members to the below address


  • Fill out the online application by the deadline
    • Application requires 
      • One (1) 500 word essay
      • Attachment of your college transcript.
  • Top candidates will be selected for interview
  • Students selected to participate in STEPS will be notified by phone or email 
Applications will be accepted beginning August 1, 2017 
Application Deadline: September 29, 2017

For more information, contact Donald Damron by email or phone at 606.783.6453.