Pre-Health Events

First-Year Student Orientation

Early September

This meeting is mandatory for all incoming students, including first-years and transfers, new to pre-health.  Topics covered consist of an introduction to your pre-health advisors, expectations for your time at Butler, and professional school admissions requirements.

Interview Preparation Workshop

Early September

Junior and senior pre-health students that are preparing for interviews are encouraged to attend this workshop hosted by staff from the Career and Professional Success (CaPS) office.

Entrance Exam Preparation

Early December

Junior pre-health students who are planning to take the MCAT, DAT, OAT, or GRE  will learn about these entrance exams, hear updated statistics and information, and be provided resources for success.

Personal Statement Overview

Late January

Junior pre-health students are invited to attend an information session regarding writing personal statements as a part of an application for professional school, including timelines as well as the “what to do and what not to do” in a personal statement.

Personal Statement Workshop

Early March

The Personal Statement Workshop is for junior pre-health students; participation requires a complete draft of a personal statement that has been submitted to the pre-health advisors prior to the workshop.  Students and advisors will cooperatively and confidentially provide constructive feedback on writing of personal statements.

Networking Night

Late March

Sophomore pre-health students are offered the opportunity to network with a variety of health professionals from Indianapolis and the surrounding communities during the spring semester.

Application Overview

Early April

Junior or senior pre-health students that are preparing to apply to professional school should attend to learn about the application process for various professional schools, including timelines, various application components, and applicable links to their specific programs.

Senior Q&A Panel

Mid April

Graduating  senior pre-health students that have been accepted into a professional school will serve on a panel to talk about their experience at Butler and as a pre-health student.  There will be time provided for them to answer questions for any students in attendance.