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Pre-Nursing Students are encouraged to view the nursing power point slides prior to your appointment.

Pre-Health Orientation

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MCAT Registration

Registration will open on the following dates for the July-September MCAT exam dates:

  • April 21, 2015— July and August MCAT exam dates
  • April 23, 2015—September MCAT exam dates

For more information on registration, please visit https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/register/


     New PostingUpcoming Events

Pre-Optometry: Optometry Virtual Fair

Tuesday & Wednesday, April 21st & 22nd — Online

Thinking about a career in optometry?  Learn more and speak with faculty, students, and admissions professionals representing 21 schools and colleges of optometry.

Doctors of Optometry:

  • Are the primary-care doctors of the eye and the frontline protectors of vision.

  • Are often the first to detect critical health issues in their patients and refer them for timely treatment.

  • Enjoy a balanced life and work an average of 37.3 hours a week.*

  • Have unlimited career options, from pediatrics to geriatrics to sports vision or rehabilitative vision.

  • Earn net incomes from $129,385. Owners of group practices from $203,230.*

      * American Optometric Association survey

Register to attend now!  https://www.careereco.com/events/optometry

Pre-PA: Physician Assistant Virtual Fair

Tuesday & Wednesday, April 21st & 22nd — Online

Planning to apply to a Physician Assistant School?  Attend the Physician Assistant Virtual Fair to learn more about accredited Physician Assistant Programs.  Meet School Representatives from PA programs at colleges & universities across the U.S.  Free for all Prospective Students and Advisors to Attend. For more information and to register, visit http://careereco.com/events/caspa

Pre-Dental: Clinical Simulation Course at UOP
Saturday & Sunday, April 25th & 26th— Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco

Registration is now open.  This event is very popular.  For more information, visit http://dental.pacific.edu/News_and_Events/Events_Calendar/Predental_Clinical_Simulation_Course_2015.html

Pre-PT: DPT Education Virtual Fair
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 28th & 29th— Online

APTA invites advisors and pre-DPT students to register for the next Physical Therapist (DPT) Virtual Fair scheduled on April 28-29! The student recruitment fair is free and will allow registrants to participate in live chats with entry-level DPT education programs from across the country. Students can use the fair to find the best DPT program for them, chat with admissions officers and faculty, and get tips on how to best prepare for the admissions process.  To learn more and register, go to  http://www.careereco.com/events/APTA

Pre-Dental: University of Utah Pre-Dental Sim Course May 16

The course is limited to 40 students and will cost $150 per student. The day’s activities begin at 9 am and conclude at 5 pm on May 16th, 2015. The registration fee covers lunch.  

Registration is at:  https://umarket.utah.edu/um2/dentistry/  and is offered on a first-come, first-served
basis (link will go live on April 2nd at 10 am MDT).

Pre-Dental: Midwestern University Dental Sim Course

June 5-6 or June 12-13

Cost is $150 per student. Register at:  https://online.midwestern.edu/public/eventreg.cgi?event_no=2171

ADEA Dental Student Virtual Fair

June 11

This is a FREE, live, online event to help dental students learn about what comes after dental school and how to juggle it all: residency applications, writing a resume, leadership, different types of dental careers and more!  This event runs from 4-10pm eastern time.   For information on how to register see:  http://www.adea.org/DSVF15/  This event is to see more about the back end.  The Pre Dent fair will be on June 11.

Pre-Dental: Roseman Pre-Dental Sim Course

Friday & Saturday, June 12th & 13th— Roseman University

Registration is now open and is limited to just 80 students.  If Roseman is one of your top schools, this is one to register for.  For more information, visit http://www.rosemanadea.com/pre-dental-sim-course/

Pre-Dental: UNLV School of Dental Medicine Pre-Dental Sim Course

June 19-20

The UNLV School of Dental Medicine would like to invite you to our annual dental school simulation course.  This event will be held on June 19- June 20, 2015. The two-day course takes you through the typical day in the life of a dental student.  The activities include mock admission interviews, informative lectures, hands on experience in the simulation lab with drilling, restorations and castings. The school will also provide a lunch session with current professors, students and other staff members for you to ask any questions you may have.

Registration opens on March 25th. Please see the ADEA website at http://unlvadea.org/ for more information and registration, and feel free to email us with any questions.

Pre-Dental: Marquette Pre-Dental Sim Course

July 17-19

Marquette’s American Student Dental Association will be hosting a Pre-Dental Weekend.  This weekend presents Pre-Dental students the unique opportunity of experiencing first hand the life of a dental student, along with ways to strengthen their chances of admission into dental school.  These Pre-dental weekends are gaining more and more popularity, and we feel very confident that Marquette still provides a weekend that is a tier above other programs!Marquette Pre-Dental Weekend.  http://www.marquetteasda.com/#!predental-weekend-registration/c16la

     New PostingInternship, Volunteer & Patient Contact Opportunities



Student Tutoring Jobs

The Academic Tutoring Center is currently looking for experienced students who have taken both CHEM I and II, PHYS I and II, and several other CHEM, PHYS and BIO courses. As a UVU tutor, many of our student employees value the experiences they gain while working with their peers; not to mention the benefit of keeping these courses fresh in their mind! 
We are primarily looking to hire student tutors for the upcoming Fall 2015 semester; however, we may have a few summer openings. 

Physical Therapy Internships: Alpine Fitness

Contact the intern manager at:  schedule@alpinefitness.com 

Physical Therapy Internships: Elevate Fitness and Rehab

Contact Weston Stanworth at: wes@elevateutah.com


Volunteer: Utah County Crisis Line

Training: April 4th 8am-12pm and April 7th 5pm-9pm. 

Are you looking for a unique and fulfilling volunteer experience? Consider becoming a Lifeline at the Utah County Crisis Line. We are a free, 24 hour, confidential listening line that provides support and community resources for people in crisis. We receive calls for a variety of reasons including: thoughts of suicide, depression, addiction, sickness, death of a loved one, abuse, stress, or any situation the caller may feel unable to cope with. We listen and guide people to local agencies to help them find long-term solutions.

As a volunteer you will gain professional training, work experience, hours that work around your schedule, volunteer tokens of appreciation, and personal fulfillment knowing that YOU are someone's Lifeline. The skills you learn will benefit you in your everyday life; at school, on the job, and in your relationships with others.

To qualify:
• You must be at least 18 years of age.
• You must live in Utah County.
• You must be willing to submit to a background check.
• You must be mentally and emotionally stable.
• You must be willing to make a 4 month commitment and work one 3 hour shift a week and 1 overnight shift every 4-6 weeks.

Come join our team of caring individuals as we support the community with this valuable resource. For more information about training dates, applications, or internship opportunities, please email: utahcountycrisisline@gmail.com.
Thank you for your support!
Website: www.crisislineuc.org
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Get Involved: Join a Club, Pay Your Dues

It is one thing to simply say you joined a club; it is quite another to be involved!  UVU has several excellent clubs on campus especially for pre-health students.  These clubs provide great opportunities to those involved including but not limited to networking, service, and leadership experience.  They also provide unique experiences for their members including the opportunity to interact with local healthcare professionals as well as representatives from health professions programs.  All clubs at UVU are required to have club dues; this is a nominal fee which is used to help fund club events and activities.  Get involved today!
To join a club, go to: http://uvu.orgsync.com/org/clubs
To pay your club dues, visit the Clubs Office (SL 122) OR pay online.
1. Login to your UV Link (https://uvlink.uvu.edu)
2. Click 'Student' tab
3. Click 'Student Services and Resources' tab
4. Click 'Pay Club Dues'
5. Select the Club of your choice
6. Enter payment info
7. Submit!

Attempt a Free MCAT-2015 Practice Exam Today

This is a free resource available to premed students nationwide, at no cost or obligation.

 ​Access Your Exam

To access your exam, follow the link below. Scroll down to "Take a Free Test," Enter your information, then check your email for the exam link. If you do not receive your link, check your junk folder. If that does not work, add altiustestprep.com to your email white list and repeat the process. The exam is half-length and requires a full four (4) hours to complete, so plan accordingly.

 MCAT 2015 Practice Exam​

 Scroll down to "Take a Free Test," in order to get to the exam. 

Pre-PT Club Free Workshop

Memory Techniques for Students
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The Pre-Health counselors DO NOT advise for Dental Hygiene, Radiology Tech, or Respiratory Therapy.   For Dental Hygiene be sure to contact the Dental Hygiene department advisor.  If you are interested in Radiology Tech or Respiratory Therapy,  please contact the school(s) you would like to attend and then see a University Studies Counselor to map out your course sequencing.

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