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Academic Advising


How often should students and advisors meet?

Academic Standing

Clinical Competency

How do I change my advisor?

Focus Areas

What are the advantages and disadvantages of early declaration of a focus area?

How do I find out what the focus areas are and what the requirements are?

How does the focus area system work as far as prioritization in course selection?

Students with a declared focus area get priority in the electives and clinical rotations required for the focus area (selectives can occasionally receive consideration -- click here for details).

How does a student switch focus areas?

Selectives and Electives

Extramural experiences