St. Mary's College of Maryland

Getting Started: When and how?


  • When should you go to your first HSAC meeting?
    • Fall or spring of your first year

  • When should you fill out the HSAC introductory worksheet?
    • Your first/second year, or when you decide you want to pursue a career in health
    • Download the worksheet here

  • When should the student talk to the HSAC chair about setting up a file?
    • End of sophomore / start of junior year

  • When will you be assigned an advisor?
    • January / February of the year your plan to apply for professional school

  • When should you begin asking for letters of recommendation?

  • What to do if you decided on a career in healthcare late in the game...

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