UVA Pre-Health Advising Blog

News and Opportunities for Students Preparing for Health Professional Programs

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Planning to take the MCAT? Hear from one of our Pre-Health Advising Peers with advice on how to prepare!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Here are some frequently asked questions about course advising ranging in topics from AP credit, summer classes, to which biochemistry to take! 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Uncertain about what to take in J-Term or Spring? Consider these health-related courses!

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Looking for a bridge year opportunity? Family Dermatology of Albemarle is seeking a Dermatology Medical Assistant/Scribe for June 2023 to July 2024.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The Graduate and Professional School Fair is taking place on September 28th from 12:00-3:00! Read all about the health professions programs that will have representatives in attendance so you can come chat with them!

Monday, July 11, 2022

Uncertain about what to take in the Fall? Consider these health-related courses!

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Wondering about what hours you can put for future activities? What to list in the descriptions for each of your entries? Or perhaps if you can group certain activities together into one entry? Read this FAQ page to learn more about the AMCAS Work & Activities section! 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Read some short advice from the Pre-Health Advisors on secondary applications and how to make the most of them! 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Have to take the CASPer test and wondering what it is? Applying to a school that requires the new AAMC PREview Exam? Read more details about these two tests here! 

Monday, May 2, 2022

Find the pre-requisites for your health professions path here and read tips from pre-health students!

Monday, May 2, 2022

Have questions about submitting your transcripts when applying to medical school? Read more about frequently asked questions like "when should I submit?" to "how do I submit?"

Monday, May 2, 2022

Interested in working with UVA Health? Check out this blogpost with links to available UVA Health student employment positions! 

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Learn all about tools and resources to finance your medical school education, including loans, scholarships, and financial aid. 

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The Office of Harry H Huang, MD, PA is seeking to hire Ophthalmic Technicians for our Ophthalmology practice in Bethesda, MD. Wonderful opportunity to gain clinical experience for those interested in PA school, medical school, or other health professions schools.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

C- Luminous EyeCare is hiring for several positions. Great opportunities to gain clinical experience!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

DermUtopia, PLLC is seeking a Medical/Surgical Assistant for a 1-year Internship. This is a great opportunity for students interested in taking a bridge year!

Friday, March 25, 2022

Reston Ear, Nose, and Throat is seeking Medial Assistants! This is a great opportunity for Pre-PA and Pre-Med students who are considering a bridge year. 

Monday, March 21, 2022

The Pre-Health Student Leadership Advisory Board fosters communication, collaboration, and purposeful improvement among UVA Pre-Health Advisors and students pursuing admission to health professional programs. Pre-Health Advising seeks 1st and 2nd year students (rising 2nd and 3rd years) to serve as Members-at-Large on the Board during the 2022-23 academic year. Members-at-Large represent the UVA pre-health population broadly and are not members of pre-health CIOs on-grounds. Check out this blog post to learn more and to apply!

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Wanting to get your Personal Statement reviewed by a Pre-Health Advisor? Click here to learn more about how to submit! 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Pre-Health Advising Team and the Department of Student Health and Wellness are jointly seeking a Pre-Health Fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year! Read more details here to see if this opportunity is right for you. 

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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Sign up for the Advanced Application Review Series (AARS) for the 2022-2023 application to get a jump start on your applications!

Monday, November 8, 2021

Check out this blog post to learn more about submitting updates to schools you have applied to, and learn more about letters of interest! If you still are unsure about when to send an update or letter of interest after reading these tips, schedule an appointment with a Pre-Health Advisor through Handshake today! 

Friday, September 17, 2021

Apply to this bridge year position at Allergy & Asthma Specialists of Greater Washington.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Taking a bridge year starting June 2022? Apply to be a dermatology clinical assistant/scribe at Family Dermatology of Albemarle!

Friday, September 17, 2021

Position seeking a sharp, caring, and responsible individual to assist active 46-year-old female quadriplegic as personal assistant and caregiver.

Friday, September 17, 2021
Health Hoos

Check out this bridge year position at UVA Student Health & Wellness.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Looking for a bridge year position with lots of direct clinical experience? Check out this position with Reston ENT

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Richmond ENT

Spend your bridge year as a Medical Scribe at Richmond ENT!

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Interested in an internship for Fall 2021, Winter 2021, or even Spring 2022?? Check out this opportunity for students interested in dental or medical school to gain hands-on experience in a surgical setting! 

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Looking for a bridge year position to start in May 2021? Apply for this medical assistant position in Alexandria, VA! 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Are you interested in utilizing your bridge year to work in Pre-Health Advising with the UVA Pre-Health Advising team? Read about this open position starting in July 2021! 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Uncertain about what to take in the Fall? Consider these health-related courses!

Monday, April 5, 2021

Apply to gain lab experience, with opportunities for direct-patient care during your bridge year! No experience required! 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Multiple, paid part-time shifts open for a personal assistant/caregiver to a wonderful woman who received a spinal cord injury in 2018. Read more here!

Monday, March 8, 2021

Read about Professor Samonina, her courses, her research, and advice she has for successful Pre-Health students! 

Monday, March 8, 2021

Looking for an opportunity to gain direct patient care hours and working directly with clinicians and providers? Apply to this gap year opportunity today!

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Follow in the footsteps of many Pre-Dental Hoos and apply for this PAID, dental internship in Richmond, VA for your bridge year!

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Looking for a dental bridge year opportunity in Charlottesville? Check out Pantops Prosthodontics - only 12 minutes from UVA! 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Looking for assistance in understanding the material in some of your pre-health courses? Check out all of these tutoring resources!

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Hoping to gain more research and clinical experience in your bridge years? Apply to this position at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia! Application are reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply today!

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Read about the UVA Pre-Health Advisors' recommendations when considering taking the Credit/No Credit option. 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Looking for a research position during COVID-19? The Walsh Lab is looking for remote student-workers, and if circumstances permit, this role may lead to a hands-on position!

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Looking for a research position for your bridge year? Consider joining the Rastogi Lab in the Children's National Research Institute in Washington, DC! 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Are you a first-year interested in the health professions? Want to meet other Pre-Health students, find a mentor, or just hangout with other students in the same boat as you?? Come join First Year Fridays!

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Sentara Williamsburg

Consider applying for the Sentara Williamsburg ED Scribe Program! Full-time positions are available as early as May 2021.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Wondering what to do for Fall semester and beyond while COVID-19 is still affecting clinical opportunities? Read more to find out how to get involved and strengthen your clinical experience for your future health profession program application! 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Spend your bridge year working as an ophthalmic technician at Charlottesville Eye Associates!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Looking to take 1-2 bridge years and want hands-on healthcare experience? Apply to become a scribe for ChartJoy in Charleston, South Carolina! 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Deciding what to do during your summer, looking for an enriching summer experience, and want strengthen your skills/application? Consider applying to one of these summer programs!

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Tips for Talking Majors, Careers, & Bridge Years with Family

Home for the holidays? Check out tips and advice on how to talk to your family about your career and major decisions!