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: IRV NATHAN (JHU ’64), LITIGATING ATTORNEY

    Irvin Nathan is a retired partner at the firm of Arnold & Porter, Kaye Scholer. He counseled and represented individuals, corporations, and professional services organizations in complex civil and criminal litigation and investigations. He also counseled clients on legal ethics, Congressional investigations, District of Columbia affairs, and other issues related to state and municipal governments. […]

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  • INTERVIEW: TING LIU (JHU ’16), DUKE LAW 1L

    Ting Liu is originally from a small coastal city in southern China. She moved to New Jersey when she was 14 and attended high school there. At Hopkins, she double majored in Public Health and Economics and double minored in Entrepreneurship and Management and Financial Economics.  Ting was very involved with event planning. She was […]

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  • 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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