Pre-Health Advising


Are you ready to apply to your professional health program?

As you prepare yourself for applying to professional health programs, use this Self-Assessment Tool to determine your next steps. Apply when you are really ready for the process - it's a lengthy one!

Stand out as an applicant

Application reviewers are looking for various qualities in the review process. Your ability to address the following elements are key to standing out and finding the best fit as an applicant.

  • You understand the profession (ex: medicine, dentistry) to which you're applying.
  • You have an interest in and ability to do the work in the profession.
  • You are a good fit for their school.
  • Their school is a good fit for you. Learn how to use medical school mission statements to streamline your application process and determine which schools are the best fit for you using the AAMC's article on Medical Mission Statements.

Plan ahead

Use the links within this section to learn detailed information and access resources for applying to specific health professional programs. This list is not exhaustive; if there is a professional health program you're interested in that's not listed here, contact the Natural Science & Pre-Health Professional Pathways Advisor.

Application dates & resources by program