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.
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INTERVIEW: JUDSON HAMLIN, ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR, MIDDLESEX COUNTY (NJ) PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
Judson Hamlin, a native of East Brunswick, New Jersey (NJ), graduated from Rutgers Preparatory School in 1986. In 1990, he earned his BA from the University of Richmond, majoring in History and Political Science, with a minor in English. After attending the University of Toledo School of Law, he graduated cum
INTERVIEW: PATRICK LYNCH (JHU ’12), LAW CLERK, SULLIVAN AND CROMWELL
Patrick Lynch was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but bounced from Ohio to Texas to England before finding himself on the Homewood campus. At Hopkins, he majored in International Studies and was co-captain of the men’s varsity swim team (go Hop!). After graduating in 2012, he received a Fulbright Scholarship to
INTERVIEW: LINDSEY CLOUD MERVIS, LEGAL COMMUNICATIONS TRAINER AND COACH, KNP COMMUNICATIONS
Lindsey Cloud Mervis grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was heavily involved in the performing arts from an early age. An avid singer and actor, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After graduating in 2001, Lindsey moved to New
INTERVIEW: LISA SPARKS, CONSTRUCTION LAW ATTORNEY
Lisa Sparks is a lifelong resident of Baltimore. She fast-tracked college and law school, beginning at CCBC while still in high school, graduating the University of Baltimore with a B.A. in Jurisprudence in 2005 and the University of Baltimore School of Law with a J.D. in 2007. She holds the
INTERVIEW: LESLIE (SCHOECK) CUMBER (JHU ’08), HEALTH CARE ATTORNEY, GORDON FEINBLATT LLC
Leslie (Schoeck) Cumber grew up in western Maryland. At Hopkins, she majored in German and Romance Languages, with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Management. She was a recipient of the Hodson Trust Scholarship award. Outside of academics, Leslie was the Phi Mu president and the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium finance
INTERVIEW: KELLY CRAWFORD, SENIOR ATTORNEY, FEDEX GROUND
Kelly Crawford grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and started undergrad at the University of Pittsburgh. After two years of trying a class from nearly every major — engineering, math, psychology, stats, neurobiology, and even ROTC — Kelly realized her desire to go into criminal law. As a result, Kelly transferred