Pre-Health Advising

Connect with Career Center Pre-Health Advising in a variety of ways: 

30-Minute Advising Appointments

  • Receive in-depth assistance from Pre-Health Advisors for students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional programs.
  • Sign up online only (via Handshake) -- Additional appointments are released each week. 

Drop-in Advising

Offered during the school year (will resume August 2018)

Pre-Health Tuesdays at VLSB
  • Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor, first-come, first-served basis
  • 10am-12pm and 1-3pm, every Tuesday
  • Held at 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building (VLSB) (IB/MCB Advising Office)
Pre-Health Thursdays at Mulford
  • Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor, first-come, first-served basis 
  • 1-4pm, every Thursday
  • Held at 260 Mulford Hall (CNR Student Affairs Office)

New Student Advising (Summer 2018)

Incoming freshmen and transfer students are welcome to connect with Pre-Health Advisors as they prepare for the Fall 2018 semester. Students are encouraged to consider attending a webinar to prepare for their first semester as a pre-med/pre-health student at Cal. Pre-Health Advisors will review prerequisites, share common timelines, connect you to resources, and answer student questions. Live webinars will be held during the following times, and recorded versions will be made available afterwards on this web page:

  • Pre-Health at Cal: Getting Started for Freshmen
  • Pre-Health at Cal: Getting Started for Transfers

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Pre-Health CareerMail

If you would like to receive a weekly email about pre-health opportunities, events, and more, please sign up for the Health and Medicine CareerMail through your Handshake profile. It takes under a minute, just a few short steps:

  1. Sign into Handshake.
  2. Locate “Career Interests” under your name in the top right corner.
  3. In response to the fourth question, check the box for "Health and Medicine" in the list of CareerMail categories. 
  4. Click "Save My Career Interests" and you're done!

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Who can use Career Center services?

Career Center services are available to currently enrolled UC Berkeley students and Career Center Alumni Advantage members. 

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