All students applying to health professional schools in Summer 2013 should consult this page frequently for updated information. Applying in 2013 means the student will be entering medical or dental school in the fall of 2014 (EC14).
APPOINTMENTS: For appointments with Lolita Wood-Hill, YU pre-health adviser, please e-mail email@example.com. Please note that drop-ins can rarely be accommodated.
General Orientation Presentation: a guide for students entering health professional schools.For Premed Applicants:
AMCAS Presentation: includes helpful information for completing the online AMCAS application.
AMCAS/MCAT Session with Michael Warhit (YU '10, Einstein): View Michael's presentation from his March 18 informational session for pre-med students entering medical school in 2011. Michael is currently attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
For Pre-dental Applicants: AADSAS Presentation: includes helpful information for completing this year's online AADSAS application.AADSAS/DAT Session with Isaac Kuyunov (YU 10, UPenn Dental): View Isaac's presentation from his March 18 informational session for pre-dental students entering medical school in 2011. Isaac is currently attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry.For Canadian Residents: Click here for a list of schools who accept Canadian residents.
2012-2013 Prehealth Mentors
Mentors are YU students who have recently completed the application process and are available to provide first-hand guidance.
Brian Sanders (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Daniel Elefant (email@example.com)
Ike Levine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Neil Weiss (email@example.com)
Chaim Szachtel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Noam Greenbaum (email@example.com)
Podiatric:Michael Gartenhaus [firstname.lastname@example.org] Daniel Waltuch [email@example.com]
EC14 Required Forms and Deadlines:
The following documents are due in the YU Pre-health Office either on or before the date indicated.
Monday, January 21, 2013: Autobiography, Resume, and Photo dueJanuary-March 2013: Schedule Committee Letter Meeting with Mrs. Wood-HIllJune 2013--AMCAS and AADSAS Applications Open
EC14 Contact Form: Please submit this form to the Pre-health Office to officially register as an applicant for the entering class of 2014
Request for Recommendations: Each letter of recommendation you request from either faculty or volunteers should be accompanied by this confidentiality waiver
Helpful Guidelines for Recommendation: Refer to these guidelines when requesting letters of recommendation for YU faculty members or any outside sources.
2012 MCAT Test Dates: A list of MCAT course dates. The 2013 MCAT dates are not released until December, but they should be approximately the same time frames.
REASONS WHY YOUR MCAT OR DAT SCORE MAY NOT LINE UP WITH YOUR SCIENCE GPA
EC 14 Information Guide All pre-health students should consult this guide for helpful information concerning the application process.
Letter from Prehealth Advisor—Important information from Mrs. Lolita Wood-Hill, Director of Pre-Health Advisement
Your Pre-Health Advising Team—Besides the Pre-health Advising Office, there is a number of different sources to help you through the process from beginning to end.
The Basics—An overview of what you should do now to lay the foundation for your application to medical or dental school.
General Guidelines—Consult this page for important information on deadlines
EC 14 Application Timeline—A month-by-month guide for the entire application processProfessional Experience—Basic information on requirements for research and volunteeringAutobiography and Photo—What is the autobiography, why is it important and how do I write it?Letters of Recommendation—Putting a face on your applicationPersonal Statement—A crucial part of your medical or dental school online applicationMCAT Preparation—Important strategies for taking the MCAT Committee Letter—What is a Committee Letter and why is it important? How does the Pre-Health Office transmit it to the schools?Submitting Your Application—When are you ready to submit? What happens then?Secondaries—The first step after your online applicationChosing A School—What factors go into selecting a health professional school?The Interview—Helpful hints, including sample questions, for making the best impression during the interviewHelpful Websites—These links provide other important information.
Yeshiva College and Sy Syms Academic Advising
500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033
500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033
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