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HPA Vitals: March 31
March 31, 2017

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.


Todays Vitals: March 31 (pdf)

Question of the Week: DIY Postbac
March 24, 2017

Question: Hi HPA – I struggled with some of my sciences here and I know that I need to take more classes for med school. I don’t think my family will be able to help me finance the classes and I don’t feel like I can take on the debt of a formal postbac program. Are there ways other students have taken classes that are more cost-effective?

HPA Vitals: March 24
March 24, 2017

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.


Todays Vitals: March 24 (pdf)

Question of the Week: Mission Fit and Medical School Selection
March 17, 2017

Question: I know HPA suggests that we apply to medical schools that will be a good fit for us in terms of the school mission, but when I read mission statements, they all seem to say the same thing. Is there something I should be looking for? How do I convince a school that I’m a good fit for their mission?

Answer: There are some…

HPA Vitals: March 17
March 17, 2017

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.


Todays Vitals: March 17 (pdf)

Question of the Week: MCAT Tips
March 10, 2017

Question: I wasn’t able to attend the MCAT panel this week – could you tell me what the students talked about?

Answer: It would be hard to capture everything here, but here are a few takeaways from the HPA Peer Advisers who described their MCAT experiences:

· The AAMC administers the MCAT and thus…

HPA Vitals: March 10
March 10, 2017

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.


Todays Vitals: March 10 (pdf)

Question of the Week: Sophomore Suggestions
March 3, 2017

Question: I’m a sophomore and I’m starting to feel the pressure of med school applications. I just want to know if I’m on the right track with my classes, choices of activities, and summer plans. Should I meet with an adviser to discuss this? Where else can I find information?

Answer: Sophomore year can be especially challenging for…

Career of the Month: Audiology
March 3, 2017

What exactly is an Audiologist?  Learn about the field, the people, sample curricula, and more!

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HPA Vitals: March 3
March 3, 2017

Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested pre-health students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes campus events, internship/job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.


Todays Vitals: March 3 (pdf)