Pre-Professional Advisement : A Service That Can Make All the Difference!
If you are planning to attend a professional school such as medical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy, optometry, or a graduate school (for a master's or doctorate degree) or a professional program such as nursing , physician assistant, engineering, architecture etc. you should come in for advisement as soon as possible. With the increased applicant pool for professional /graduate schools or programs, and with the ever increasing weight these schools and programs assign to the scores you obtain on admission tests such as The Medical College Admission test (MCAT) , The Dental Admission Test (the DAT) , The Graduate Record Exam ( GRE) , The Graduate School Management Admission Test (GMAT), The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) The Optometry Admission Test (OAT) , and several other tests., it is imperative that you develop an educational plan that will help you to do well and to complete your coursework expeditiously.
What will the preprofessioanl advisor do?
- Explore with you your intended career path to idenfity and clarify the knoweldge and skills necessary to successfully pursue that path.
Develop an individualized educational plan for you which will involve identifying for and with you the Coll;lege's best curricular offerings to insure your readiness for professional or graduate training.
Connect you to peers who are on the same career path as you are.
Identify programs on and off campus that will provide you with exposure to the
profession you aspire to and which will offer preparation for the admission test.
Help you select the program/ school that will provide you with the best education at the least cost.
Assist you in the preparation of a competitive application package.
Taking full advantage of paraprofessional advisement is often the difference between the successful and the unsuccessful applicant to professional school!