Health Professions, Public Health, Life Sciences

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. 

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

Participating in interviews is a critical part of the application process. This resource offers information about interview formats, the question types you might anticipate, and ways to prepare.

Learn About Careers in Life Sciences

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Ama Agumeh

A career in the life sciences can include a broad range of companies, organizations, and foundations concerned with the study of living organisms, including biological sciences, botany, zoology, microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, and a number of related subjects. Employers may include biotechnology & pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations, and federal agencies. Most of the information on this page concerns non-patient facing options but there are opportunities to create career paths that merge patient and non-patient settings.

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.

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.