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Question of the Week: When to take MOL 214?
Nov. 18, 2022

Should I take MOL 214 in the spring even though I’ll have to double up MOL 214 and CHM 202 labs?

Question of the Week: English requirement & Spring 23 classes
Nov. 11, 2022

Q: I’m hoping to take a course to fulfill the English/Writing requirement for medical school. Would American Television (ENG 275) be okay? How about Touching Books (ENG 400) or Early Modern Amsterdam (ENG 448)?

A: In our years advising applicants, we haven’t seen a school not accept a course whose primary…

Question of the Week: Funding for an Unpaid Service Internship
Nov. 4, 2022

Who can help me sort through funding possibilities for unpaid opportunities?

Question of the Week: Pros and Cons of Sophomore Early Assurance Programs
Oct. 28, 2022

Q: I'm debating whether or not to apply to sophomore early assurance programs. What are some pros/cons of these programs?

A: Princeton sophomores have four early assurance options, each with its own specific focus and eligibility requirements. Each program seeks students who have a demonstrated understanding of why they are…

Question of the Week: I'm nervous about shadowing. What should I do?
Oct. 14, 2022

If I’m invited to shadow, how will I know what to do?

Question of the Week: Average Number of HPA Meetings
Oct. 7, 2022

How often does HPA recommend that I come in to meet?

Question of the Week: Princeton-Sponsored Internships
Sept. 30, 2022

What Princeton internships are most popular with prehealth students? Should I start researching internships now?

Question of the Week: MCAT Timing
Sept. 23, 2022

How popular are January dates with Princeton premeds? Will I have enough time to study for a January test if I start now?

Question of the Week: Dual Enrollment Credit
Sept. 16, 2022

Do I have to report the dual enrollment courses to medical schools?

Question of the Week: Classifying Activities When I Apply
Sept. 9, 2022

As part of my paid summer internship, I did research, shadowed physicians, and volunteered in the hospital. How would I report this on my medical school application?