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Typical 4-Year Plan

Pre-Professional Health Programs Typical 4-Year Plan

Year One - Freshman

  • Meet Pre-Professional Health Advisor: Robyn Hyde for Chemistry/Pre-Professionals or Betsy Kleba for Biology/Pre-Professionals and complete worksheet.
  • Review the Self Assessment provided by the University of Utah SoM.
  • Attend Pre-Professional Health informational events.
  • Consult the Pre-Professional Health Library for information about chosen field.
  • Get involved in extracurricular activities.
  • Develop good study habits.
  • Do well in classes. Grades lower than a "C" are not generally acceptable in pre-requisite courses.
  • Join the pre-professional health student club.

Year Two - Sophomore

  • Meet with Pre-Professional Health Advisors.
  • Declare a major and sketch a plan for your remaining coursework.
  • Actively participate in extracurricular activities.
  • Explore opportunities for research, leadership, shadowing, and patient exposure.
  • Continue practicing good study habits.
Year Three - Junior
  • Fall: Register for MCAT Exam

  • Spring: Take MCAT Exam
  • Spring: Consult "MSAR" & Advisor to develop a list of potential schools.
  • June: Complete and submit AMCAS Application.
  • June: Complete and submit AACOMAS Application.
  • June: Establish a file in the Career Center.
  • August 1st: Early Decision Program deadline.
  • July - September: Complete secondary applications.
Year Four - Senior
  • Complete required coursework for graduation.

  • Participate in mock interviews.
  • Travel to interviews.
  • Repeat the MCAT Exam if necessary.

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