Student Resources and FAQs

Student Resources

Upcoming HPAG Events

Event Date/Time Location
Juniors Applying in May (JAM):  Intro January 24, 3:00 pm Life Science 402 
Health Fair Event February 5: 4:30 - 7:00 pm Wortmann Ballroom
Free Kaplan Practice Exams February 15, 9:00 am West Hall
JAM:  Personal Statements February 21, 3:00 pm Life Science 402
JAM:  Interviews March 21: 3:00 pm Life Science 402

Kaplan MCAT Prep Videos

The following is a link that will be of great service to Sophomores, Freshmen and future students.   When preparing for the 2015 MCAT, please utilize these free videos.  New videos will be added throughout 2014.  Khan Academy Prep Videos

Alpha Epsilon Delta

Alpha Epsilon Delta has a comprehensive collection of links that will be of interest to anyone planning a health professions career.


Frequently Asked Questions

1.  How does Health Professions Advisory Group help?

      HPAG can help with the application process by advising which classes should be taken, reviewing your personal statement, conducting mock interviews, and writing letters of recommendation.

2.  Which HPAG Advisor specializes in the which field?

  • Medicine - Dr. Johann/Dr. Jorgensen
  • Veternarian - Dr. Poli
  • Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physican's Assistant - Dr. Rearick/Dr. Buriak
  • Nursing - Dr. Morris
  • Public Health - Dr. Morris/Dr. Allen
  • Pharmacy - Dr. Sarisky
  • Dentistry - Dr. Jorgensen
  • Genetic Counseling - Dr. Allen

3.  What classes do I need to have completed by the end of Junior Year if I want to apply to Medical School?

  • Biology 120, 125
  • Chemistry 111, 112, 221, 222
  • Physics 103, 104
  • Biochemistry 341
  • Psychology 101
  • Sociology 101

4.  What should I major in?


5.  How do I get an interview?

       Contact the HPAG Secretary, Debbie Duncan., to schedule an interview

6.  What classes are recommended for Pre Medical Students?

Please click on:   HPAG Pre Medicine Recommendations

7.  How do I get shadowing experience?


8.  I am interested in going to pharmacy school, is there any useful information for me?

Please click on:  HPAG Pre Pharmacy Recommendations

9.  When should I take the MCAT if I'm interested in Medical School?

Take the MCAT at the end of your junior year