Preprofessional (PP)

PP-100 Intro to Health Professional School (0 credits)

This one-hour seminar introduces the student to the professional health school application process, the lifestyle of a professional health school student, the importance of making alternative career plans, and how the preprofessional health program at Alverno prepares students for getting into professional health school.

Prerequisite(s): SC-119 completed or concurrent registration. Additional information: Time will be scheduled during Mid-Semester Assessment Days. You will receive an email about this day and time.

PP-200 Introduction Professional School Exams (0 credits)

This two-hour seminar introduces the student to the different professional health school standardized tests and introduces test-taking and studying strategies.

Prerequisite(s): PP-100 and SC-120 completed or concurrent registration. Additional information: Time will be scheduled during Mid-Semester Assessment Days. You will receive an email about the day and time.

PP-250 Grad/Prof Sch Exam Prep Sem (0 credits)

The student learns how to prepare for graduate and professional school examinations (GRE, DAT, MCAT, PCAT, LSAT, and GMAT) in this online course. By taking the appropriate tests as practice and preparation, the student is introduced to objective test-taking strategies and provided with an overview of analytical and logical reasoning skills. Individual topics review reading, writing, and quantitative content areas. A final topic reviews areas specific to the DAT, LSAT, MCAT, PCAT or GMAT.

Prerequisite(s): Additional information: Fully online; optional information session Monday 5/21/18 from 1:10-3 p.m.

PP-300 Pre-Health Assessment (0 credits)

All preprofessional students are required to register for PP-300 each semester after completing PP-250. In this three-hour session during mid-semester assessment week, the student formally practices for a given section on the appropriate entrance exam under conditions that simulate the test-taking environment. She is informed in advance of the subject covered each semester. The student should be prepared to use only number 2 pencils and she should have photo identification.

Prerequisite(s): SC-120 completed. Required for preprofessional health students. Additional information: Schedule will be determined at 1st meeting.