Plan Your Pathway to Dental School
- Explore a Career in Dentistry
- Understand the CORE Course Requirements
- Consider Clinical and Community Volunteering
Obtain Your Committee Letter
Understand the Health Professions Advisory Board process to receive your committee letter and file your letters of recommendation.
Speak with a Pre-Health Advisor
Schedule an appointment to meet with a pre-health advisor or attend a walk-in session.
View Statistics for Penn Applicants
“So, what do people usually ask during these appointments?” Pre-health advisors answer a lot of questions about grades, required courses and MCAT scores, which are important. The AAMC’s Advisor Corner asked advisors, “What question do you wish your advisees would …
During the Pre-Health Chat: Finding Balance as a Pre-Health Student at Penn, Maya Moore CAS ’20 and Jakub Jarmula CAS ’19 shared reflections on managing competing priorities as pre-health students. Maya, a current medical school applicant, suggested tips for navigating the …
Clinical Volunteering in the Time of COVID
Volunteering your time to serve patients demonstrates traits essential to the practice of clinical medicine – including empathy, communication skills, a service ethic, and exposure to the profession. Of course, it has been difficult …
During the Pre-Health Chat: Making the Most of Your Clinical Experience, Shreya Ganguly CAS ’19 shared reflections on her most meaningful clinical experiences. Read below to learn more about her personal experiences and advice for navigating clinical opportunities.
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Pre-Health Spotlight Series
Over the course of the spring semester, we look forward to highlighting the wonderful efforts of pre-health campus organizations serving the community. Many organizations provide an opportunity to gain clinical experience and learn about the field of …