The Pre-Health Career Coaching team is excited to offer a variety of new ways that students can access our support services in the winter.
These include workshops on preparation and application to health professional school, as well as a number of small group coaching sessions themed to each health profession.
A full list of offerings is below.
Students can go to careers.uw.edu/pre-health to learn more and to RSVP.
Separating Pre-Health Fact from Fiction
Pre-Health students get lots of advice from friends, family and online. How do you know what advice to follow and what to ignore? Join the Pre-Health Career Coaches for an interactive exploration of some of the myths out there regarding careers in the health professions.
Thursday 1/17 @ 1:30-2:00 & Monday 1/28 @ 1:30-2:00
Getting Great Clinical Exposure
Health professional Schools are looking for evidence that applicants understand the jobs they are applying for, and will be good at them. This workshop will explore how to get the kinds of professional- and patient-facing time that students need to confirm a good fit with their skills and interests.
Wednesday 1/23 @ 11:30-12:00 & Monday 2/4 @ 2:30-3:00
Pre-Health Course & Major Planning
Co-hosted with UAA Advising, this workshop will explore how students can coordinate their coursework needed for their major with the pre-requisites needed for health professional schools.
Thursday 2/7 @ 2:30-3:00
Small Group Coaching
Personalized support from a career coach with the added benefit of learning from your peers! Topics will include how to complement Pre-Health coursework with co-curricular experiences, and how to demonstrate that a health profession is the best fit with one’s skills and interests.
Small Group Coaching: Pre-Medical – Wednesday 1/16 @ 11:30-12:20 & 1/30 @ 11:30-12:20
Small Group Coaching: Pre-Dental – Tuesday 1/22 @ 1:00-1:50
Small Group Coaching: Pre-Pharmacy – Friday 1/25 @ 1:30-2:20
Small Group Coaching: Pre-Health – 2/1 @ 1:30-2:20 & 2/22 @ 11:30-12:20 & 2/27 @ 1:30-2:20 & 3/6 @ 1:30-2:20
Small Group Coaching: Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy – Wednesday 2/6 @ 1:30-2:20
Small Group Coaching: Pre-Physician Assistant – Friday 2/8 @ 2:00-2:50
Health Professional School Application Labs
These workshops will focus on how to make each piece of the Health Professional School application work as hard for you as it needs to. Students are encouraged to bring a draft of application materials to receive peer feedback.
Application Lab 1: Writing about your Activities – Thursday 1/24 @ 1:30-2:20
Application Lab 1: Writing about your Activities – Thursday 2/21@ 3:00-3:50
Application Lab 2: Writing your Personal Statement – Friday 2/15 @ 11:30-12:20
Application Lab 2: Writing your Personal Statement – Friday 3/1 @ 1:30-2:20
Application Lab 2: Writing your Personal Statement – Thursday 3/7 @ 2:00-2:50
Application Lab 3: Getting Great Letters of Recommendation – Wednesday 2/20 @ 11:30-12:20
Application Lab 3: Getting Great Letters of Recommendation – Monday 3/4 @ 2:30-3:20
Application Lab 4: Demonstrating Fit with Target Schools – Thursday 2/28 @ 1:30-2:20