Communication and Relationships
Communicate with your advisor
Your advisor is here to help support you! We recommend meeting with your advisor at least once a semester.
Foster Meaningful Relationships
Whether for letters of recommendation, support, or mentorship, meaningful connections with professors and professionals are critical to success.
Connection with Your Peers
Having support from like-minded peers can offer support in many different ways. These connections are invaluable in your academic and professional journey.
Involvement in your campus and community helps you to stand out as a potential applicant, build your skill sets, and prepare you for the future!
Club involvement provides you with opportunities to connect with like-minded students, access resources, and more!
Interviews are the perfect opportunity to showcase yourself during an application process. The Career Center on campus offers mock interviews and feedback!
Reflect on Your Choices Often
By reflecting on your interests, motivations, and passions often, you can ensure that you are putting your time and effort towards something you find fulfilling and enjoyable.
A powerful and meaningful personal statement will help set you apart from other applicants. Show why you deserve a spot in the program! Take advantage of the Writing Center on campus.
Skills Beyond Academia
Building a well-rounded set of skills including teamwork, communication, organization, time-management, resilience, ethical and cultural competence, etc. is critical for your overall success.
Ensuring that you are completing the correct prerequisites for your program of interest is critical to gaining acceptance into any program! Prerequisites can vary by program, so make sure to check with each program to create a comprehensive list.
Maintain a High GPA
Most health profession programs require a competitive GPA for consideration as an applicant. They may look at both your overall and science GPA. Struggling with coursework? Check out the Tutoring Center!
Admissions tests are one way that programs evaluate you as a potential applicant. Take the time you need to study, and make a plan for if you have to retake the test! Check out our Test Prep Page!