How to Use the Pre-Health Professions Office

How to use the Pre-Health Professions Office

 

Step 1 : Open a file (the semester before you take your admissions exam, min 3.0 GPA and 60 cr.)

  • Pick up a packet in the Pre-Health Professions Office (SE 308) (click here)

 

Materials Necessary to complete your file:

Biographic Information Form (USE THE E-MAIL ADDRESS YOU CHECK THE MOST)

3 evaluation forms

     *GIVE TWO EVALUATION FORMS TO PROFESSORS (PhD’s)

     *GIVE ONE EVALUATION FORMS TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS (doctors, dentists, etc)

 Copy of your AMCAS or other Centralized Application (including your personal statement)

 *Note: Hand-carried, “open” letters of recommendation will not be accepted.

 

Step 2 :        

  • Review for the Admissions Exam you will be taking (MCAT, DAT, OAT, GRE, etc).
  • Sign up and take the exam (April/May).

 

Step 3 :   

  • Submit the centralized application service you will use (AMCAS, AACOMAS, AADSAS,VMCAS, etc.)and send them your official transcripts as early as possible (May/June). 
  • Consider signing up for the APPS program (Application Preparation for Premedical Students) (click here for more information)

 

Step 4 :

  • After you receive your exam score (MCAT, DAT, GRE etc), fill out the Pre-Health Professions Committee Meeting Request Form (available in SE 308) to schedule your committee interview.

 

Step 5:

  • Interview with the Pre-Health Professions Committee and then…
  • Bring in $12 to open your VIRTUAL EVALUATION Account or postage for schools that do not participate in VIRTUAL EVALUATIONS.
  • Let the Pre-Health Professions Program Assistant know if you receive any secondary applications, and from which school(s).
  • The Program Assistant will send out a packet to the schools including your committee letter and any other recommendation letters.

 

Step 6:

  • Let us know where you got accepted
  • Your picture will go up on the WALL OF FAME!
  • Attend the Future Doctors Reception (FDR)

 


 

Shadowing opportunities

Pre-Medical Mission Trip

Scholarship Information

Summer Opportunities