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Pre-Health Studies

Take your first steps toward your career as a health professional.

Admission to health professional schools requires excellent grades, good performance on standardized tests (which test reading, reasoning, mathematical skills and science knowledge), and documented interest in the profession, as evidenced by relevant volunteer work or employment and knowledge of the profession.


What does a student need for successful admission to a health profession school?

» Get an overview of pre-health


In order to be prepared for advanced study, students must plan accordingly.

» Prepare for graduate programs

Starting the Process

What steps do you need to take in order to successfully apply to a health profession school?

» Start planning your path

Pre-Health Checklist

Admittance to a professional school requires certain steps for a successful application.

» View pre-health requirements


What criteria ensures a successful health profession school applicant?

» View pre-health admission

Health Professions Schools

Selecting the school that is the best fit for you involves extensive research.

» Selecting a graduate school

Composite Letter

Adelphi’s Pre-medical Council will write a composite letter for your application to professional school.

» Get tips on the composite letter

Letters of Evaluation

Students should approach faculty to write letters of evaluation for their applications.

» Learn about faculty evaluations

Interview Tips

Tips for a successful health profession school interview.

» Get interview advice


Essential resources for students interested in a career in the health professions.

» See all pre-health resources



For further information, please contact:

Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3140
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