Premedical and Health Careers Advising

Spring Semester @OCS

OCS will be open for virtual services. In light of the FAS announcement about Spring 2021, please see the following information about career services for enrolled and on-leave students.

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Premedical and health careers 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.

  • First-years: Attend a Pre-Health 101 workshop to be eligible for one-on-one advising.
  • First years*, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni are eligible for SKYPE, Zoom, or phone premed 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 premed/pre-health appointments.)
  • First years, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and alumni are eligible for 10-minute virtual drop-ins held on Wednesdays 2-3pm and Thursdays 3-4pm ET. Note that with the end of spring term, drop-ins have been suspended but will resume in September.