Handouts

Pre-Health

Chiropractic

Chiropractic advisement is for students interested in becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). Chiropractors emphasize the inherent power of the body to heal itself through proper structure and function of the body. We help students determine if becoming a chiropractor is right for them. Students will learn about chiropractic schools and the required preparation.

We assist students in planning necessary classes. We advise students about other resources for preparation such as shadowing a chiropractor, performing community service, and obtaining letters of recommendation.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Chiropractic Information 
Chiropractic Schools 

 

Additional Resources

American Chiropractic Association
Association of Chiropractic Colleges
ChiroCAS

Dental

Predental advisement is for students that are interested in becoming dentists (DDS or DMD). Dentists are devoted to maintaining oral health. We help students determine if dentistry is right for them. Students will learn about dental schools and the preparation that is required.

We assist students in planning necessary classes and preparing for the Dental Admissions Test (DAT). Additionally, we counsel students about specifics such as shadowing a dentist, assisting in scientific research, performing community service, obtaining letters of recommendation, and being involved in any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to dental school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Factors Considered for Admission 
Predental Coursework 
Acceptance Statistics
Applying to Dental School 
Preparing for the DAT 
Collecting and Submitting Letters of Recommendation
Dental Hygiene Information

 

Additional Resources

American Dental Association
American Dental Education Association
AADSAS
DAT
Summer Research Internships
Mentored Research

Medical

Premedical advisement is for students that are interested in becoming physicians. Physicians diagnose illness and injury, prescribe and administer treatment, and advise patients about how to prevent and manage disease. We help students determine if becoming a doctor is right for them. Students will learn about both allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) medical schools.

We assist students in planning necessary classes and preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). Additionally, we counsel students about specifics such as shadowing a doctor, having patient exposure opportunities, obtaining letters of recommendation, performing community service, and being involved in any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to medical school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Factors Considered for Admission 
Paying for Medical School 
Premedical Coursework 
Acceptance Statistics
Acceptance Data by School
Preparing for the MCAT 
Guide to the New MCAT 
Applying to Medical School 
MD vs. DO 
Collecting and Submitting Letters of Recommendation
Application Term Name Chart

 

Additional Resources

American Medical Association 
Association of American Medical Colleges 
AMCAS 
American Osteopathic Association 
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine 
AACOMASMCAT
Summer Research Internships
Mentored Research

 

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Advisement is for students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in Occupational therapy. Occupational Therapists (OTs) assist clients in performing activities of all types, ranging from using a phone or camera to caring for daily needs such as dressing, cooking, eating, and driving. Students will learn about occupational therapy schools and the required preparation.

We assist students in planning necessary classes. We help students determine if they need to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and assist them in preparation. Additionally, we counsel about preparation specifics such as community service, shadowing an occupational therapist, scientific research, letters of recommendation, and any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to Occupational Therapy school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Occupational Therapy Information 
Occupational Therapy Schools
Acceptance Statistics

 

Additional Resources

American Occupational Therapy Association
American Occupation Therapy Foundation
OTCAS
GRE

Optometry

Optometry advisement is for students that are interested in becoming a Doctor of Optometry (OD). Optometrists are the primary health care professionals for the eyes. We help students determine if optometry is right for them. Students will learn about optometry schools and the preparation that is required.

We assist students in planning necessary classes and preparing for the Optometry Admissions Test (OAT). Additionally, we counsel students about specifics such as shadowing an optometrist, assisting in scientific research, performing community service, obtaining letters of recommendation, and being involved in any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to optometry school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Optometry Information
Optometry Schools
Acceptance Statistics

 

Additional Resources

American Optometric Association
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
OptomCAS
OAT

Pharmacy

Pharmacy advisement is for students that are interested in becoming pharmacists. Pharmacists are licensed professionals that provide information about medications to patients and other health care professionals. We help students determine if pharmacy is right for them. Students will learn about pharmacy schools and the preparation that is required.

We assist students in planning necessary classes and preparing for the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT). Additionally, we counsel students about specifics such as gaining pharmacy experience through shadowing and work, assisting in scientific research, performing community service, obtaining letters of recommendation, and being involved in any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to pharmacy school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Pharmacy Information 
Acceptance Statistics 
Pharmacy Programs 

 

Additional Resources

American Pharmacist Association
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
PharmCAS
PCAT

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Advisement is for students interested in becoming a practicing physical therapist. Physical therapists (PTs) provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients with injuries or disease. We help students determine if becoming a PT is right for them. Students will learn about physical therapy schools and the required preparation.

We assist students in planning necessary classes. We help students determine if they need to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and assist them in preparation. We begin students down the path of shadowing and gaining clinical experience in a PT practice. Additionally, we counsel about preparation specifics such as community service, scientific research, letters of recommendation, and any other extracurricular activities that will improve students' chances of gaining admission to PA school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Physical Therapy Information
Physical Therapy Statistics 
Physical Therapy Schools

 

Additional Resources

American Physical Therapy Association
CAPTE
PTCAS
GRE
Program Prerequisites

 

Physician Assistant

PA advisement is for students that are interested in becoming a certified physician assistant. Physician assistants are trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative health care services under the supervision of a physician. We help students determine if practicing medicine as a PA is right for them. Student will learn about PA schools and the preparation that is required.

We assist students in planning necessary classes. We help students determine if they need to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and assist them in preparation. We begin students down the path of clinical experience. Clinical experience is a major requirement for most of the PA programs in the United States. Additionally, we counsel about preparation specifics such as community service, scientific research, letters of recommendation, and any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to PA school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

PA School Clinical Work
PA School Coursework
Preparing for PA School: Factors Considered for Admission
Physician Assistant Programs 
Acceptance Statistics 

 

Additional Resources

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Physician Assistant Education Association
CASPA
GRE

Podiatry

Podiatry advisement is for students that are interested in becoming Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). Podiatrists diagnose illness and treat injury associated with the foot and lower extremity. Like a medical physician, they prescribe and administer treatment and advise patients how to prevent and manage disease associated with the feet. We help students determine if becoming a podiatrist is right for them.

We assist students in planning necessary classes and preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). Additionally, we counsel students about specifics such as shadowing a podiatric physician, having patient exposure opportunities, obtaining letters of recommendation, performing community service, and being involved in any other extracurricular activities that will improve students’ chances of gaining admission to podiatric medical school.

We are available to all students regardless of major. We strongly advise students to come in and meet with our advisors to help guide you through your undergraduate experience. Please click below to see the available handouts.

Podiatry Information 
Podiatry Schools 
Preparing for the MCAT 

 

Additional Resources

American Podiatric Medical Association
American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine 
AACPMAS
MCAT