Students and alumni share advice on becoming a competitive candidate for a health professions school, including tips on the application process, test preparation, extracurricular and volunteer experience, time management, and more.

Jamie Truax

Jamie Truax

Class year:
2017
Major:

Kinesiology

Before undergrad, I had no prior military service. I was merely a cadet within ROTC on campus. This portion of my college experience is what steered me straight to applying for the Army Health Profession Scholarship to serve my country post medical school

Dhanya Kumar

Dhanya Kumar

Class year:
2018
Major:

Biology

It was difficult for me to decide to take a gap year before applying...However, I highly encourage this experience for any student.

Kumar Guntaka '18 BMB

Kumar Guntaka

Class year:
2018
Major:

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

My experience working as a Resident Assistant for three years in Kennedy Hall really helped prepare me for dental school.