Hello and welcome! Here on the "prospective students" pages, you will find all the information you need to decide if pursuing pre-health at St. Mary's is the right choice for you. To get you started we have provided some frequently asked questions below:
What is HSAC?
Why is an HSAC file necessary?
What is included in an HSAC file?
Which health fields require an HSAC file?
Does the HSAC advise students who are not pre-medical, pre-veterinary, or pre-dental?
Can I get into my professional school of choice without starting an HSAC file?
What services can the HSAC offer me?
How is the advisory program structured?
How will I be matched to an advisor?
Which professional schools have St. Mary's alumni been accepted to?
Do all the pre-health students ever meet at the same time, or is HSAC an entirely individualized advisory program?
What is the purpose of the HSAC monthly meetings, and what do I do if I have to miss one?
What professional fields are most commonly pursued by SMCM students?
How many St. Mary's Students typically go straight into professional school after graduation?
Will the HSAC continue to work with me after I have graduated?
Do I have to be a biology major to be advised by the HSAC?
Why should I choose St. Mary's for pre-health?
How important are undergraduate grades?
What if my grades aren't high enough?
Is it okay to take community college courses as pre-requisites for professional school?
Is it possible to study abroad and still be on track to graduate on time as a pre-health student?