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HEALTH BEAT CAREER GUIDE: NAVIGATING THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS

We offer strategic one-on-one advising and planning for students interested in applying to any health professional school.

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  • Health Beat Advising
  • Pre-Med Advice from Med Students (PAMS)
  • Health Beat Student Council

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On-the-Spot Virtual Advising with Career Peer Educators (CPEP)

For basic questions regarding pre-requisites and general health exploration information, please meet with a Career Peer Educator (CPEP) during virtual drop-in advising hours Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (currently not available).

Advising by Appointment (Handshake)

Appointments can only be made only one week in advance and get filled quickly. Appointments are released every Friday before noon for the following week's appointments. In order to optimize your advising appointment, please come prepared and review the following information prior to meeting with an advisor:

  • Review the pre-reqs for your health professional school of choice
  • Meet with a Career Peer Educator (CPEP) regarding your health profession
  • Review the online resources, FAQs, and timeline for your health professional school of choice
  • Schedule a 1:1 appointment with a pre-health advisor via Handshake

Pre-Pharmacy Advising by Pharmacy Students (Skaggs)

See drop-in advising calendar for additional information
Interested in exploring the field of pharmacy or applying to pharmacy school in the future? Drop in for our quarterly pre-pharmacy advising session for 1-on-1 virtual advising sessions led by some of our talented UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy students.

Pre-Med Advising by Medical Students (PAMS)

A group of UC San Diego medical students offers one-on-one advising with pre-meds on a monthly basis. Ask your questions about the journey to medical school, what makes a strong candidate, how to choose which schools to apply to, what medical school is like, lifestyle concerns and more!

Feel free to come with any questions or just hang out and listen. All are welcome!

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