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We have a new format for the 2019-20 school year! All annoucements will be posted as blog posts on our website. We will still link to the current items in this weekly newsletter, but on the blog website, you will be able to sort posts by category and by health professions tags. 

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Military Scholarship Update

The Army Reserve has updated it's citizenship requirements, and green card holders now qualify for the Army Resident Physician program. Note: this is not for the Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Details here: http://sites.psu.edu/sciadvising/2019/06/03/army-scholarship-update/

Current Applicant Information

Penn State Information

  • Med Applicants group advising session is Monday October 21st at 6pm 262 Willard.

General Application Information

  • Application Opening Dates: Link
  • Recent AAMC Announcements: Link
  • AACOMAS Changes: Link 
  • AACOMAS Fee Waiver Update: Link
  • MSAR Changes: Link
  • CASPer Test Information: Link

Jobs & Internships

Volunteer Opportunities

Summer Programs


  • The Prehealth Advising Office has compiled a list of summer volunteer/research/shadowing opportunities. Go here to view.


Fairs and Open Houses

  • PSU College of Medicine PRIMARY CARE DAY! Saturday October 12, 2019 8:30am - 3:30pm Hershey PA.

Prior to registering for this event:

Step1. Double check your calendar and make sure you are available to attend the event. 

Step 2. Assure that you have transportation to and from Hershey.  We do not povide transportation to Hershey for the event.





Research Experience



Academic Resources

Health Professions Group Advising

Throughout the fall and spring semesters, Penn State PreHealth Advising offer a series of group advising sessions.
Students considering medical, dental, podiatry, and physician assistant professions must attend a Med Prep or PA Prep group advising session prior to meeting one-on-one with PreHealth Advising.

Please check back in future editions for group advising sessions for the 2019-2020 school year. Dates and times will be posted here and on our website: https://science.psu.edu/premed/advising

Click the + sign next to Health Professions Group Advising.

Scholarships and Grants

Seminars and Workshops


Early Admissions Opportunities

Year-Round Opportunities

Opportunities available year-round can be found on this page:

Such opportunities include:

  • Offical Calendars from Health Professional Organizations (AAMC, ADEA, etc.)
  • Information regarding Health Professions Group Advising Sessions
  • Information regarding the Committee Letter process
  • Donations for test prep books (MCAT, DAT, PCAT)
  • Medical Scribing positions
  • Other continuous job postings

Newsletter Updates

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