Premedical and Health Careers Advising

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Premed/Pre-Health Advising
Premedical/pre-health advisers provide services for Harvard College students and alumni pursuing health-related fields: human medicine (allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine), public and global health, dental medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, and other health fields such as optometry, pharmacy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.  Due to specific funding regulations arranged through Harvard College, OCS cannot offer Harvard Extension School students premedical and pre-health advising.

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Meeting Academic Requirements, Admission Requirements & Policies, Getting Experience, Applying to Medical School, Additional Health Careers, and more.

Ten-Minute Virtual Drop-In Advising

Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni are eligible for 10-minute virtual drop-ins held on Wednesdays 2-3pm and Thursdays 3-4pm ET via phone, Zoom, or Skype. Log into the premed drop-in queue at the start of the drop-in hour (password ocs1). If you prefer to use Zoom for this session, please have a Zoom meeting link ready before logging in.

Thirty-Minute Virtual Appointments

First years*, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni are eligible for Zoom or phone premedical and pre-health appointments. (Both on-leave and registered students are eligible for one-on-one premed/pre-health appointments.) *First years who have attended Pre-Health 101 are eligible to schedule one-on-one premedical/pre-health appointments.) Use the "Schedule an Advising Appointment" link in Crimson Careers.