Welcome to the UVU Pre-Health Site

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

Pre-Health Orientation

News & Events

     Announcements

 

 

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

Dr. Michael Eyre, Skin Care & Skin Cancer Awareness Presentation

Friday, April 17th — 12:00pm — SB 246

Dr. Michael Eyre, a dermatologist, is speaking on Skin Care and Skin Cancer Awareness.
 


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: 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/

     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. 
 
https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/13467 
 


Physical Therapy Internships: Alpine Fitness

Physical Therapy Internships
 


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
Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/utahcountycrisisline

 


 

 

     For Your Information

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.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAYING DUES 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. 

 


Professions

     Nursing

     Pre-Medical

     Pre-Dental

     Pre-Pharmacy

     Pre-Physical Therapy

     Pre-Occupational Therapy

     Pre-Physician Assistant

     Pre-Chiropractic

     Pre-Optometry

     Pre-Podiatry

     Pre-Veterinary


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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