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Nancy Tapko

Senior Assistant Director & Health Professions Advisor

Senior Assistant Director & Health Professions Advisor

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Nancy earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Before coming to Northwestern, her work experiences involved advising pharmacy students as well as conducting clinical research.

She enjoys drawing, exploring different neighborhoods, seeing plays, and trying new restaurants. From living in Chicago for over 20 years, she’s happy to pass along to students all her tips for navigating the CTA and Metra.

Her favorite advice for students: keep an open mind about the many different pathways and timelines you can follow to pursue your goals.