Pre-Professional Advising

preprofessional advisingInterested in pursuing a professional health or law career? PREPs is committed to helping students and alumni successfully navigate the application process.

PREPs provides:

  • Focused advising on the courses and experience necessary for professional school admission
  • Guidance and information about opportunities that will help you stand out; including research, internships, and volunteer work.
  • Help understanding and preparing for the application and interview process.

Professional School at a Glance

Our pre-professional advisors created this handy chart full of admissions information for each health-related professional program. 

Pre-Professional Prerequisite Course Information

Each professional school lists required courses students must complete prior to matriculation. While requirements may vary by individual institution, our pre-professional advisors have compiled a list of common requirements for each professional track.

Pre-Professional Activity Log

Applying to professional school is a laborious task. Make this task as easy as possible by tracking your professional development along the way with the PREPs Pre-Professional log book. You may download the electronic version or pick up a free paper copy in our office.

Professional Shadowing Directory

Professional Shadowing is an important part of the application process. If you do not know of anyone to shadow, there is no need to worry. Download PREPs' Professional Development Directory, a list of organizations and individuals who may be contacted for shadowing as well as research and internship opportunities. Find this document and more on our Job Shadow Page.

Pre-Professional Program Entrance Exam Information

PCAT, MCAT, GRE?! Learn what exam you need to take, when you need to take it, how much it costs, and more! 

Professional Organizations

Networking with others in the profession you are interested in is an important step in becoming a professional. PREPs has put together a list of professional organizations for your convenience.


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