Time Table

The following illustrates when certain things should be done to stay on track in your pursuit for acceptance into health professional school. Some professions may require additional activities.

Every Year

  • Make appropriate course selections
    • Review course requirements
    • Consult with your advisor
    • Have an HPAC member check your schedule
  • Obtain health-related experience
    • shadow a health professional
    • volunteer at a clinic, hospice, or another health-related facility
  • Volunteer in the community
    • make a difference in someone else's life
  • Be active on campus
    • do something you are passionate about
    • become a leader in an organization

Fall of Junior Year

Spring of Junior Year

  • Register for admissions test
  • Study intensely for admissions test
  • Interview with the Health Professions Advisory Committee
  • Begin application process (via the profession-specific online service)

Summer after Junior Year

  • Take admissions test
  • Submit application
  • Request that HPAC evaluation letter be sent

Senior Year

  • Complete applications
  • Interview at professional schools