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: 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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  • INTERVIEW: CHELSEA RINNIG (JHU ’11), PEACE CORPS ZAMBIA VOLUNTEER

    Background & Bio Chelsea Rinnig grew up in Los Angeles, California and graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2007. She matriculated to Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Scholar that fall and double majored in History and Writing Seminars. She contributed as an active member for a variety of organizations at JHU, including the Undergraduate […]

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  • INTERVIEW: DAN LASMAN (JHU ‘14), HARVARD LAW SCHOOL 2L

    Dan Lasman grew up in Newton, Massachusetts and graduated from The Maimonides School in May 2010.  Entering Hopkins, he was undecided about his course of study. After dabbling in the English and Global Environmental Change and Sustainability departments, Dan chose to major in International Studies.  The multi-disciplinary nature of the program satisfied his desire for […]

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  • INTERVIEW: ALEX TREIGER (JHU ’12), RETURNED TEACH FOR AMERICA CORPS MEMBER (CURRENTLY STANFORD LAW SCHOOL 1L)

    Alex Treiger, JHU class of 2012, matriculated to Stanford Law School in the fall of 2016. Although by his senior year he was already passionate about pursuing a career in law, he sought a post-grad opportunity where he could fight for social justice in an underserved, urban community; Teach For America (TFA) was a natural […]

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