The advisors at Health Professions Advising are happy to work with Northwestern undergraduate alumni!  If you’re interested in pursuing a career in medicine or any other health profession, we’re here to help!  We’re happy to meet with alums through in-person appointments, over the phone, or via Skype. Just let us know what works best for you!

Connect with us:

  1. Meet with an advisor

    Schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor. We look forward to talking with you!

    We are also available during weekly Drop-in Q&A sessions, which occur in our office on Mondays from 3:00-4:30pm and Thursdays from 1:30-3:00pm. No appointment necessary – students are accepted on a first come-first served basis. Drop-in Q&A sessions are meant for brief questions (typically 5-10 minutes per student, max.) If you’ve got a quick question but can’t make it in, please feel free to give us a call during our Drop-in Q&A times at 847-467-4281.

  2. Check out our Events & Opportunities

    Our Events and Opportunities page lists recent announcements, opportunities, and upcoming events.

  3. Attend an event

    HPA hosts a variety of events and workshops each quarter, including visits by medical schools and health professions programs, panels, and informational workshops. Check out our current calendar for a listing of current events, and RSVP for anything that interests you!

  4. Learn about our Recommendation File Service

    Our Recommendation File Service helps you collect and submit your letters of recommendation to various health professions program application services.

  5. Get familiar with our website

    We have a lot of helpful, valuable information here! Get started by checking out our Pre-med or Pre-health overview pages.