Visits to Health Professions Schools
Resources for Preparation

Preparation for Entering Professional School
Preparation for Law School
Health Professions Seminars
Combined Degree Programs for Scholars
Workshops for Students

Visits to Health Professions Schools

The Preprofessional Center offers opportunities to visit different schools and gain experience in a hospital setting giving students a broader base from which to choose where and what they want to pursue as a career. They are introduced to all the doctoral health professions; through these visits, more students become aware of the trends in Osteopathic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Podiatry and Optometry and opportunities in Bio-Medical research.

Resources for Preparation

  • Comprehensive review classes and personalized assistance is available to students for the:
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
  • Optometry Admissions Test ( OAT)
  • Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
  • Dental Admissions Test (DAT)
  • The Center for Preprofessional Education also offers sessions on problem based learning and Analysis and Application of Information.

Preparation for Entering Professional Schools

We offer comprehensive courses of study in the fields of :

Allied Health
Osteopathic Medicine
Veterinary Medicine
Graduate School

Preparation for Law School

  • Guidelines for applying to Law School
  • The Law School Forum
  • Law School Admission Council
  • Law School Data Assembly Service
  • Law School Open Houses & Pre-Law Days
  • Special visits from Law School Admission Personnel
  • Resources for the Law School Admissions Test
  • Assistance with the Personal Statement and Resume

Preparation for the Curricula in Professional Schools Workshops for Faculty

  • Trends in medical and legal education
  • Problem Based and Cased Base Learning
  • developing Critical Thinking Skills - Implications for Teaching and Learning

Health Professions Seminars

  • Alumni Panels
  • Health Professions Explorations An Overview I, II, III
  • Clinical Experience gained through the MED/DENT START program
  • The Dental career conference
  • Medical specialties forums
  • Health Careers Symposia
  • Preparation for Med/Dent School - Freshman
  • Preparation for Med/Dent School Sophomore/Junior Year

Combined Degree Programs for Scholars

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