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Pre-Health Spring Seminar & Workshop Schedule Available

The Pre-Health Professional Development office offers a variety of workshops and seminars throughout the semester to help students prepare to apply to graduate-level health professional schools, such as medical, dental, PA, PT, OT and more. 

See the full schedule below. Register on the Get Started page here.

Interviewing for Health Professional School Workshop

Attend this workshop to learn the basics of interviewing for graduate-level health professional school (e.g. medical, dental, PA, PT, OT, etc.) and practice your interviewing skills. Space is limited to pre-health students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies. It is best if you have attended or viewed the Competitive Applicant Seminar in the past.
  • *Monday, Jan. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Health Sciences South, Room 8606
  • Thursday, April 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Health Sciences North, Room 1909
*The Jan. 27 session will be accommodating to sophomores and other underclassmen preparing to apply for those health programs with early application cycles, such as occupational therapy or medical laboratory sciences,  but all students are welcome to attend.

How to Apply to Health Professional School Workshop

Learn about the application process for health professional schools e.g. medical, dental, physician assistant, etc.). This seminar is useful for any pre-health student but will be particularly helpful for those applying during the next cycle.
  • Thursday, Jan. 30 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Health Science North, Room 2940
  • Monday, Feb. 10 from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mountainlair, Rhododendron Room 

Committee Letter Information Session  

Learn how to receive a Pre-Health Committee Letter to support your application to dental, medical, or other graduate health professional school this year. It is best to attend this seminar in the year that you plan to apply. For more information please visit the Committee Letters page on the Pre-Health Professional Development Office website.
  • Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Health Science North, Room 2940
  • Monday, Feb. 10 from 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mountainlair, Rhododendron Room 

PT/PA Application Prep Information Session

This information session is for students who plan to apply to physical therapy or physician assistant graduate programs this (2020) cycle. The Pre-Health Office is offering the Application Prep Program, which focuses on self-assessment of preparedness, application material feedback and interviewing. Attend this session to learn how to receive additional support through the upcoming application cycle.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Health Sciences North, Room 1901

How to Become a Competitive Applicant Seminar

Learn what health professional schools look for in an applicant and create your  action plan [DOCX] to become a competitive applicant. This seminar is useful for any student interested in a health professions career. 
  • Monday, Feb. 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., LSB, Room G11

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