Pre-Professional Advising

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Pre-Professional Advising

The Office of Pre-Professional Advising serves current students and alumni pursuing career interests in the healthcare or law professions. Our role is to help you make informed decisions in your pre-health or pre-law course planning, secure relevant experience, overcome obstacles, and navigate the application process.

Our office offers individual advising appointments, small group meetings, recruitment fairs and informational sessions, specialized workshops and experiential programs, bi-weekly newsletters for pre-health and pre-law highlighting upcoming events and opportunities, online guides and resources, and other services to assist you in every step of your journey to your career.


News & Announcements

  • INTERVIEW: KATHERINE WU, 2L, BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW

    Katherine Wu is currently a second-year law student (2L) at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. In addition to a full-time course load this semester, she also interning with the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s New York Regional Office. Prior to attending law school, she worked in New York City […]

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  • INTERVIEW: KENDRA RANDALL JOLIVET, FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

    Kendra Randall Jolivet was a partner in the Baltimore law firm, Randall & Sonnier, LLC. and is in the process of setting up a solo practice. Randall & Sonnier regularly practiced family law, child advocacy, personal injury, wills and civil litigation. Kendra has garnered tremendous respect for her advocacy, tenacity and genuine compassion. Among her […]

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  • INTERVIEW: ELISSA MITTMAN (JHU ‘88), EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS, INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ASSISTANCE PROJECT

    It was Elissa Mittman’s first visit to Hopkins that was the clincher — seeing its strong international relations department and then, in the aftermath of a winter snowstorm, watching students sled down “the beach” on cafeteria food trays. Although she wasn’t quite sure which was her first preference. A native New Yorker, she applied early […]

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  • INTERVIEW: JANICE SHIH (JHU ’88), MANAGING ATTORNEY, LOW INCOME TAX PAYER CLINIC FOR MARYLAND VOLUNTEER LAWYERS SERVICE (MVLS)

    Janice Shih is originally from Northern Virginia, outside of Washington DC. Her path to becoming a lawyer was anything but straightforward. Attending Hopkins as a typical neurotic pre-med, Janice graduated with a degree in biology. She worked in a lab in Mudd Hall, participated in the “Mole Cell Run” and suffered through organic chemistry. Janice […]

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  • INTERVIEW: REBECCA RABINOWITZ, CORPORATE PARALEGAL, WATCHELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ (NYC)

    Rebecca Rabinowitz is from Brookline, Massachusetts. She entered JHU in the fall of 2011, intending to study Political Science. During the second semester of her freshman year, she took a seminar about Abraham Lincoln and decided to switch her focus to history—and she has never looked back! She graduated from Hopkins in May 2015. While […]

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  • Interview: Hope Daily, Columbia Law School 2L

    Hope Daily is originally from a suburb just north of Baltimore, MD. She graduated from a small Catholic high school in 2011 and decided to stay close to home for college when she chose to attend Hopkins. At Hopkins, she began with a major in International Studies, which she enjoyed her freshman and sophomore year. […]

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