Free MCAT Practice Test

February 08, 2014

Kaplan will be offering a free MCAT Practice test on Sat, Feb 8 at 11:30 am (check in at 11:10 am) in Shillman Hall. At the practice test, you will experience the exam under proctored conditions and receive a detailed score analysis report. Your score will be completely confidential. After the exam, you’ll benefit from a test-prep workshop. This is a great opportunity to see how you might score on the actual admission exam, and also to become familiar with the kinds of questions that will be on the real test.Register at:

Questions? Contact Kaplan at: Miriam Schwartz, at or 617-276-7003.

NUAMSA Meetings

January 21, 2014

NU American Medical Student Association meets bi-weekly on Thursdays at 7 pm. Join them on January 30 in 442 CSC, and every other week thereafter, for meetings! Future locations to be announced the week before the meeting. Questions? Contact: or follow on Facebook.

PreSoma Meetings

January 21, 2014

For students considering Osteopathic School. Meetings every other Thursday from 7:15pm-8:15pm in 129 Forsyth. Jan 23rd will be the next meeting, and then every other week from there. Contact with questions.

Last Pre-Dental Meeting of the Semester!

December 04, 2013

The Pre-Dental Association will be holding their December Meeting in the form of a Manual Dexterity Workshop in 404 Mugar at 6pm on Wednesday, December 4.

Pre-Vet Club Meetings

September 30, 2013

Pre-Vet Club will meet on Mondays at 7:15 in 435 Curry Student Center this fall. Please contact with questions about meetings. Hope to see you there!

Welcome Incoming Students!

August 14, 2013

We look forward to meeting with you in the upcoming years!  If you missed our new student orientation on Sept 16 please join the PreHealth Program by enrolling in MedAppTrak.  You will find directions on how to do this in the upper right corner of our homepage.  We encourage you to begin exploring health careers by volunteering, participating in a student club, and doing online research.  Please feel free to contact us with questions or for an appointment.

2015 Matriculation Workshop Series

August 13, 2013

This workshop series is intended for students and alums who are planning to apply for admission to health professional schools of allopathic and osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine during the 2014 academic year.

October 7, 6:00-7:00pm, 108 Snell Engineering – Fall Kickoff Meeting
October 21, 6:00-7:30pm, 108 Snell Engineering – MCAT Preparation
Nov 4, 6:00-7:00pm, 108 Snell Engineering – Timeline to Application
January 13, 6:00-7:00pm, 108 Snell Engineering – Letters of Evaluation

Podiatry Application Cycle for 2014 Matriculation Has Begun!

August 06, 2013

Students interested in podiatric medicine can now begin their application at or from the AACPM homepage at  Students interested in podiatric medicine should contact the PreHealth Program right away to discuss.

2014 Application Deadlines Approaching

July 12, 2013

All primary application services except for Podiatric Medicine are currently accepting submissions and the 2014 Committee Letter deadline is fast approaching. Applicants for 2014 matriculation should refer to their applicant agreements and contact our office immediately with any questions.

New PreHealth Program Manager/Advisor

July 12, 2013

New PreHealth Program Manager/Advisor – please welcome Cynthia Seltzer to the PreHealth Program.  Ms. Seltzer will be taking over from Judith Woolfson who is retiring at the end of July.

Upcoming Deadlines for 2014 Matrculation

March 01, 2013

For NU students and alums planning to apply this coming spring to begin your studies in August of 2014: The deadline for submitting individual letters of evaluation is Friday, March 15th. As soon as your 3 faculty letters and your clinical letter are logged in as received on MedAppTrak (see your applicant agreement for more detail about the specific definitions of these letters), you may be eligible to request a committee letter interview. Please log into MedAppTrak Read more…

Preparing to Apply for 2014 Matriculation?

January 02, 2013

Northeastern students and alums preparing to apply to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine – The NU PreHealth Advising Program is ready to provide advice and guidance to you as you prepare to submit your application during the late spring/early summer of 2013 – just 5 months away! CLICK HERE to access the Student/Applicant Pages and to review the 2014 Matriculation Pages.
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2015 MCAT Is Coming – Learn More

October 19, 2012

The NEW 2015 MCAT is coming. If you are a freshman, sophomore, or an upperclassman who is preparing for a career in allopathic, osteopathic, or podiatric medicine, please CLICK HERE to learn more about the 2015 MCAT and to download the MCAT 2015 Preview Guide (2nd Edition) in PDF format.

Open Letter From the AAMC to MCAT examinees

February 03, 2012

To NU students and alums sitting for the MCAT in 2012 We have been asked to share this Open letter, written by Karen Mitchell, Senior Director of Admissions Testing at the AAMC.  Pease take a moment to read this letter and to learn about the security of the MCAT and the safeguards that AAMC puts in place to protect against cheating and other compromises of the exam. These safeguards, together with the actions that AAMC takes Read more…

New MCAT in 2015

December 07, 2011

The new version of the MCAT is scheduled to be introduced in 2015 and is likely to be in place until 2030. The Preview Guide for MCAT2015 has been released and is available for download. Read more…

A world of good

November 29, 2011

Senior biology major Megan Kassick says a co-op in India shaped her childhood calling into a crusade to improve public health in developing countries. Read the entire article on Northeastern News.

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