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Welcome Pre-Health Students!

The Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising (PHPL Advising) office provides guidance and support to students interested in pursuing careers in the health and legal professions. Specifically, PHPL Advising provides information about a wide variety of health-related fields including:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary
  • Optometry
  • Podiatry
  • Chiropractic
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Public Health

How PHPL Advising Assists Pre-Health Students

We offer individual appointments and walk-ins throughout the year. As you can read about under the Services link above, our office provides a variety of services for our Pre-Health students and alumni including AdvisingLetters PacketPersonal StatementsMock InterviewsPractice TestsWorkshops, Webinars, School Visits, and a Library of books and resources in our office’s lobby. Also be sure to Register as a Pre-Health student with our office so we can keep you up-to-date with important Pre-Health student information and opportunities.

AAMC’s E-A-M Model

Preparing for a career as a health care professional is very challenging. It will require you to work very hard for a very long time. Health professional schools will assess you in three main areas: Experiences, Attributes, and Metrics (E-A-M). To gain admission to health professional schools, you will need to provide evidence of very strong E-A-M’s in order to prove your ability to be a successful health professional school student and future health care practitioner.

For more information, view the AAMC’s E-A-M Model and Holistic Review Project