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: TOM PEDRONI (JHU ‘76), HEALTH LAW ATTORNEY
Tom Pedroni is a lifelong Baltimorean, having gone to high school, college at JHU and law school in Baltimore City. He considers this his greatest strength, but also at the same time his Achilles heel (not coincidentally Achilles is the name of his beloved dog). Tom has been married for
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
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
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
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
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