Friday, July 13, 2018

The Emory Pre-Health Blog has Moved!

 The Emory Pre-Health Blog has moved to a new URL:

We will no longer be posting to this blog, so make sure to bookmark the new URL to stay up to date on opportunities, resources, and announcements from Pre-Health at Emory! All content from this blog has been moved to the new URL, so you can find all of our posts in one place. 

Free MCAT Practice Test with Kaplan

Try out a free MCAT practice test with Kaplan! This is a great way to familiarize yourself with the test structure, timing, and question types. Plus, you'll get an initial performance assessment, including a breakdown of your scores and practice areas for you to target, so you'll know exactly where to focus your prep before test day.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Free Kaplan MCAT Bootcamp

Trying to decide whether or not to enroll in an MCAT prep course? Check out Kaplan's upcoming free MCAT Bootcamp. This sample class will showcase Kaplan's faculty and their teaching strategies.  A sample class is the perfect way to see if a Kaplan prep course is the right fit for you. 

Introduction to Professional Nursing

Interested in learning more about the field of nursing? If so, check out NRSG 101 - Introduction to Professional Nursing this Fall. This 1-credit hour course provides a framework for socialization into the professional nursing role and internalization of nursing values. Focus is on the health care delivery system, health care team members, and current trends in healthcare and nursing.

For more information, contact Dr. Melissa Owen the in School of Nursing.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

This is Public Health Virtual Fair

Learn more about graduate degree programs in public health at the This Is Public Health Virtual Fair. Chat with current students, SOPHAS representatives, and over 60 admissions representatives from schools and programs of public health. This is a great opportunity for both students who are just starting to explore public health as well as those who are getting ready to apply in the upcoming cycle.  

Monday, July 9, 2018

PTCAS is Now Open for the 2018-2019 Cycle

The 2018-19 cycle of the  Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) has now launched! Interested students are able to access the application, gather information and requirements for programs, and submit materials by visiting

Questions about the application process? Contact the PHMO Physical Therapy advisor, Mallory Joynt.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Registration is Open for Health Professions Week 2018

Health Professions Week (#HPW2018) registration is now open! Taking place November 5-9, 2018, HPW is an exciting, FREE event featuring five days of interactive events for college students interested in the health professions. The events include:
  • Monday, November 5: Keynote Addresses
  • Tuesday, November 6: Election Day Events (including panel discussions, Twitter chats, and live polling.)
  • Wednesday, November 7: College Student Virtual Fair
  • Friday, November 9: Money Matters (including budgeting guides and financial aid panels)
More information about the daily events and the 20 participating health professions organizations can be found at Follow #HPW2018 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@healthprofweek) for the most up-to-date information and event news.

Register now!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Volunteer with Urban Health Initiative's Back to School Celebration

Urban Health Initiative is partnering with Open Hand, Wayfield Foods Inc. and the HEALing Community Center to host Back to School Celebrations during the month of July. Activities will include the following: Free School/Sports Physicals, Free Hearing/Vision Screening, Free Dental Exams/Cleanings and free School Supplies. 

UHI is seeking volunteers for this event to assist with games, registration table, and disbursements of supplies and fruits during the following available times:
  • Friday, July 13th- 9:30am-2pm
  • Friday, July 13th- 2pm-6:30pm
  • Saturday, July 28th- 8:30am-1pm
  • Saturday, July 28th- 1pm-5:30pm
  • Wayfield Food Inc: 3050 Martin Luther King Jr Drive SW, Atlanta, GA
  • HEALing Community Center: 2600 Martin Luther King Jr Drive SW Suite 100, Atlanta, GA
Please email Brittany Evans at if you are interested in volunteering or if you have any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

PharmCAS Tuesday Tips

The first PharmCAS "Tuesday Tips @ 2" videos were shared on PharmCAS and Pharm4Me social media today last week. New tip videos will be released today, as well as on July 10, and 17.

Each 30-second video was designed to be easily accessible and focus on key points in the application process. The Tuesday Tips videos can be found at the following links:
 The PharmCAS 2018-2019 application cycle opens on July 18 so make sure to watch these videos to get your questions answered before the cycle begins!

Monday, July 2, 2018

OptomCAS 2018-2019 Application Cycle is Now Open

OptomCAS has launched for application cycle 2018-2019! Applicants can now begin to complete their application. The application is available at and also directly at

General information about the OptomCAS process along with more specific information about LORs and prerequisites, etc. can be found on the OptomCAS website.