Health Professions

AAMC Allopathic Medical School Data: MCAT, GPA and Major

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

This resource reviews MCAT and GPAs for applicants and acceptees to U.S. allopathic medical schools in the 2017-2018 application cycle

Academics (Preparing to Apply to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

This resource covers academic considerations as you prepare to apply for health professions schools, including:

Application Components & Process (Applying to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

This resource covers information you will need as you write and compile various elements of your application, including personal statements and transcripts.

Application Planning (Applying to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Learn about components of application preparation including: the Wellesley College Applicant Portfolio, personal statement writing, taking your entrance exam, financial planning, and choosing your schools. 

Data: National Admissions Statistics for Some Health Professions

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Review admissions data for some health profession schools, including Dental, Medical (various), Nursing, and Veterinary Schools.

Data: Residency Matching Statistics for DO, MD, and International Medical Students

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Many health professions require additional training after graduating from a health professions school in order to obtain a licence to practice. Students graduating from allopathic and osteopathic medical schools must do additional training in residency programs. Graduates are often selected by residency programs through participation in the National Residency Matching Program (“the Match”).

Data: Wellesley Medical Professions Advisory Committee (MPAC) Applicants 2008-2018

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Review admissions data for Wellesley MPAC applicants to health profession schools, including Dental, Medical (various), Nursing, and Veterinarian Schools.

Exploring Careers in the Health Professions

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Working in a health profession can provide you with an interesting, satisfying, and stimulating career that will allow you to help others.

Interviewing (Applying to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

The interview invitation has arrived! Time to celebrate and prepare.

Next Steps: managing acceptances, and what to do if you are not accepted to health profession schools

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Health profession schools have varying timelines for notifying applicants about acceptances. Learn about managing applications, as well as what to do if you are not accepted.

Prospective Wellesley Students Interested in Careers in the Health Professions

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Thank you for considering Wellesley College for your undergraduate education. Here you will develop the skills of a liberal arts education, including critical thinking, problem solving, synthesis of information, and effective communication. These skills will serve you well throughout your lifetime, and are highly valued by health professions schools. As you explore your options, here are answers to some of the questions you may be asking:

Resources for Students & Alumnae of Distinct Populations (Preparing to Apply to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

A crucial topic in healthcare today is how to eliminate inequities in the quality and availability of medical care for ethnic, racial, social, and economic minorities. There is an urgent need to increase both the diversity and cultural competence of our health care workforce. Learn about resources for underrepresented students and alumnae across distinct populations.

Resources for Underrepresented Students and Alumnae Applying to Health Profession Schools

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

A crucial topic in healthcare today is how to eliminate inequities in the quality and availability of medical care for ethnic, racial, social, and economic minorities. There is an urgent need to increase both the diversity and cultural competence of our health care workforce.

Self-Assessment (Applying to Health Profession Schools)

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Your first step in the application process is a thoughtful reflection on your readiness to apply. This resource contains the self-assessment planning document, questions to ask yourself as you consider applying, and information about competencies valued in the admissions process.

The Medical Professions Advisory Committee (MPAC) & Letter Process

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Cindy Seltzer, Ed.D., MBA

Whether you require an MPAC committee letter as part of your application or not, this resource will walk you through the process of requesting letters of recommendation.