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Preparing students for a Health(y) Career

The Upper-Class Pre-Med Living-Learning Community is designed to enhance student preparedness for their anticipated careers within one of the Health profession: Advance Practice Nursing; Allopathic Medicine; Dentistry; Occupational Therapy; Optometry; Osteopathic Medicine; Nursing; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant; Podiatry; Public Health; Veterinary Medicine, etc...

With such competitive admission standards to postgraduate health professional schools, this LLC will help to prepare students and strengthen their chances of acceptance. This LLC empowers students to connect with practitioners, alumni, faculty and staff to assist in their development of future professionals. A passionate Faculty Advisor provides support and academic guidance to students as they navigate and prepare for their future!

This LLC is sponsored by the Kennedy College of Sciences.

As a result of living in the Pre-Med Living-Learning Community, students will have the opportunity to…

  • Build application packages for Medical Schools; Prepare for the MCAT.
  • Engage in service learning opportunities within the UMass Lowell, local and regional communities.
  • Explore opportunities related to pursuing a career with a desired medical field.

LLC Faculty Advisor

Peter Gaines |  Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, Kennedy College of Sciences

How To Sign Up

Applying to a Living-Learning Community is free and easy:

  1. Visit the Online Housing Portal and click on the housing application form.
  2. Select the Living-Learning Community you wish to apply for and answer a few short answer questions on the "Living-Learning Community Selection" page of the housing application.
  3. Invitations to participate in the LLC will be extended via email to applicants based on application answers and availability.
  4. Select your room in the Living-Learning Community on LLC Room Selection Day.