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Pre-Health Advisor Spotlight

Freshmen/Sophomores: Look for opportunities to shadow over the holiday. The most successful applicants from our University have between 50-100 shadowing hours. Get started now! Regardless of your prehealth track, shadowing and volunteering during holiday breaks are a great way to slowly gather your observation hours. Think about what you want your summer 2023 involvement to look like and make a plan. Juniors: Review your resumes and write out reflections for each experience. Start thinking about ideas for your personal statement. […]

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December 2022 Announcements

• The prehealth advising team is changing! Mrs. Eve Machado is moving over to the Education Abroad office after finals week. We are thankful for 7 years of dedicated service to our prehealth student community. We also would like to announce that we have a new prehealth advisor! Mrs. Arkeisha Thomas joined our advising team this month and she is excited to get started working with prehealth students. • Save the Date! The 19th Annual McCollough Medical Scholars Forum will […]

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Winter Holiday Break

Important Dates December 2nd – Fall semester classes end December 5th – December 8th – Final Exams December 10th – Fall Commencement UA offices will be closed on Thursday, December 22, 2022, through Tuesday, January 3, 2023. UA will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 4, 2023. Classes begin for Spring Full Term on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. January 16, 2023 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – UA Closed Happy Holidays & Happy New Year! Let this holiday […]

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To participate in OHPA’s Cycle 2024 committee letter process, students should register for the Cycle 2024 Applicant Blackboard Course. This course is not for credit. It will be each applicant’s portal to all information related to receiving a committee interview and letter from our office. Register at: The College of Arts & Sciences is seeking Peer Advisors. A&S Peer Advisors assist A&S Student Services Center with 2023 Bama Bound Orientation (College Visits 1 & 2) and other advising efforts […]

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McCollough Annual Meet & Greet Symposium

McCollough Institute for Pre-Medical Scholars Program hosted it’s annual “Welcome Back Symposium” on Friday, August 19th. The Scholars were provided the opportunity to listen to local partners discuss the importance of providing quality of care and service to residents, and the importance of providing medical services to all communities. Scholars also had the opportunity to network and engage with local partners about possible medical professional opportunities. See photos from the event

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Congratulations McCollough Scholars Leadership Board

Congratulations to students Jack Strubel (2023 Class);  Jacques VanZyl (2023 Class); Lilly Slaughter (2023 Class); Caleb Vandenberg (2024 Class); Alexandra Meyer (2024 Class); Greyson Taylor (2024 Class); Elayna Griffaw (2025 Class);  Andrew Sheridan (2025 Class); Gracie Sunde (2025 Class) on your election to the McCollough Leadership Board.  These students are a selected panel that will discuss the programs needs and be the liason between new coming students will addressed real world issues and recommended possible solutions. The position will run from February […]

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McCollough Pre-Medical Scholar Class of 2022, Nathaniel (Nathan) Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in interdisciplinary medical studies. He will be finishing his MBA in healthcare management as a member of the Manderson College of Business.  He will apply to medical school with hopes of beginning his medical journey the subsequent year.  Congratulations graduate!  We are so proud of your accomplishments and for continuing to pursue your academic and professional goals! Read more about […]

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