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For graduate school admissions

Visit the Office of Graduate Education for info on our many doctoral programs and the graduate education application process at the School of Medicine.

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Find out how you can Take Three Steps to make a difference at Case Western Reserve University.

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Sponsored by the MARC Branch of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, the Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine offers recent diverse college graduates a paid research experience with seasoned investigators in active and dynamic laboratories, and graduate coursework.

PREP ScholarThe Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) provides an outstanding environment for students who feel additional preparation in research is needed. PREP Scholars enjoy mentored research experience, graduate courses, GRE workshops, and a variety of venues to interact with and learn from some of the best researchers in the world.
Learn more about the Program

Biomedical Research at CWRU

Biomedical Research BuildingResearchers are leaders in discovery throughout the School of Medicine. Mentors involve their trainees at the frontiers of biomedical research and medicine.
Learn more about PREP Mentors


A warm welcome to our 2015-2016 PREP Scholars. Stephen Carney, Gil Covarrubias, Angelica Cruz Lebrón, Kristen Lozada-Soto, Ilza Medina-Ortiz, Laura Menocal, Myrielis Rivera, and Owen Shelton

PREP Indians Game

PREP Cleveland Indians Game

PREP Scholars taking in a Cleveland Indians baseball game in downtown Cleveland.

Application season opens on December 1st of each year.

The application deadline is March 16th of each year.