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Pre-Health Advising-Supporting and preparing you

Supporting and preparing you

As you prepare to take on a career in the health field, we want to be your resource to help you go after what you want. Read more about the services we provide below and if you have any questions feel free to contact us.

Starting your Health Career Path at UW-Eau Claire
Blake VanderWeide
Blake, Health Careers Center Peer Advisor

Meeting with the Health Careers Center Peer advisors is THE FIRST STEP in planning and preparing for your health professional career.

They can help you with the following:

  • 1st year pre-health general planning (getting started)
  • Creating an academic/pre-health plan
  • Questions about registration, CampS, My Planner, Schedule Builder

Appointments are preferred, drop-in’s may be available between appointments.

 Click HERE to schedule with the Health Careers Center Peer Advisors

Annabel Walk
Annabel, Health Careers Center Peer Advisor

Just have a quick question?  You can email them at

Peer advising hours will resume mid-September 2024.
Pre-Health Peer Advising Hours

Hours information is currently unavailable. Please contact this department with any scheduling questions.

I talked to a peer advisor about how to get involved in on-campus clubs and activities, research opportunities and more. It was very helpful to talk with another student who had firsthand experience with these activities.

Caterra Leavens Pre-Medicine
Creanna Cote
Creanna Cote, Assistant Director
Continuing or Changing your Health Career Path or Preparing for the Application Process

For students midway through their academic career who want assistance in fine tuning academic plans and timelines or to consider alternate health careers or majors, or wanting to develop your academic plan and preparing for application to schools.  

Creanna and Dr. Anderson can help you with the following:

  • Health career/major exploration
  • Health Professional or Graduate School Applications
  • Other (adding comments helps with our meeting prep)
    Julie Anderson
    Dr. Julie Anderson, Director
  • Shadowing/Clinical/Research Opportunities
  • Standardized Test Preparation (MCAT, DAT, GRE, Etc.)
  • Update and Review pre-health academic plans
  • Interview Preparation

Current UWEC students CLICK HERE to schedule with Creanna

Current UWEC students CLICK HERE to schedule with Dr. Anderson

Please be sure to provide comments when making the appointment about specific topics or questions you may have. This will help us prepare for your meeting and make good use out of the time in our appointment.

Preparing to write a personal statement? Request assistance from the Health Careers Center staff on writing and editing your personal statement.

The Health Careers Center is committed to helping you succeed as you apply to professional school. Writing a strong personal statement is one important component of the admissions process.

To submit a personal statement for review and schedule an appointment with the Health Careers Center, please complete the following:

STEP 1:  Complete Qualtrics form (below) and submit personal statement.

STEP 2:  Check your E-mail and schedule an appointment using link provided in confirmation e-mail.

STEP 3:  Meet with Health Careers Center staff to discuss feedback and complete revisions.

CURRENT UWEC STUDENTS: To be sure we can assist you to our fullest ability and to use our time most efficiently, we ask that you review the resources provided in the Exploring Health Careers and Preparing for Professional School Canvas Course- Module 4- Personal Statement.

  • Personal Statement Preparing to write a personal statement? Request assistance from the Health Careers Center staff on writing and editing your personal statement. Please read the instructions above before continuing.
  • Not a current UWEC student? Are you a High School student, Post Baccalaureate or a UWEC alum with questions about planning for health professional school? Please complete the attached questionnaire, we will contact you to schedule a time to meet!
  • Unsure who to meet with? Email us!
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