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HPA shares advertisements, internship listings, campus events, and other news with the prehealth community. A listing here does not indicate that the office endorses or recommends particular opportunities.

HPA Vitals: Summer 2024 Updates
June 28, 2024
Stay on top of events, opportunities and news through the summer months!

Read HPA Vitals: Summer 2024 Updates

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that…

HPA Newsletter: Year In Review Summer 2024
June 21, 2024

In this newsletter: a review of the year, advice from med school applicants, a recap of programming, publications and more!

HPA Vitals: May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Question of the Week: What Happens at HPA Over the Summer?
May 17, 2024

HPA remains open throughout the summer, so stop by anytime if you'd like to borrow MCAT books or summer reading!

During June and July, Kate and Sherise focus on writing committee letters of recommendation and working with this year's professional school applicants. Due to these tasks…

HPA Vitals: May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Question of the Week: Choosing Your Three Most Meaningful Activities
May 10, 2024
What are the best strategies for choosing which three activities are “most meaningful” on the medical school application?

Start by thinking through all of the activities that helped you grow personally and professionally. Your three most meaningful activities should be those that were most meaningful to your development as a future physician…

Career of the Month: Athletic Training
May 3, 2024

HPA highlights a different health career each month, with information about preparing for it, the application process, what the schooling is like, and other useful information and links.

HPA Vitals: May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

HPA Vitals is a weekly newsletter sent out to interested Princeton prehealth students, alumni, and campus collaborators that includes upcoming events, undergraduate internships, post-grad job postings, the Question of the Week, and other important news items.

Question of the Week: Is There a Bias Against Medical School Reapplicants?
May 3, 2024
I know my candidacy isn’t as strong as it could be, but I want to apply and see what happens. Will this be a disadvantage to me if I don’t get in the first time?

Every year, there are more than twice as many applicants as there are seats available in medical school. Admissions deans tell us that there are far more qualified applicants than they…