Pre-Professional Advising

Academic Advisor talking with students in a classroom


Advising is offered to assist students who will continue their education beyond a bachelor's degree to pursue advanced degrees in professional programs such as law, medicine, and other health related programs. View specific program and advisor contact information by clicking on the relevant link in the purple box to the left. See the calendar below for important program events and opportunities.

HONORS STUDENTS must pursue pre-professional advising within the Honors College for important guidance regarding Honors course credits and contracts.
Contact Emily Sharpe at 828-227-3277 or / Honors College Advising


Starting Summer 2018!
Summer PREP (Professional Readiness Entry Program)

WCU will offering a summer PREP program designed specifically for pre-professional students wanting to go into a health field. PREP will give students an opportunity to complete pre-requisite courses, job shadowing experience, prepare for professional graduate exams, build their resumes, and learn various skills they will need when appplying to graduate professional programs. For more information and instructions on how to apply to PREP, please visit Applications will be taken during the entire month of November. 


See below and on the Pre-Professional Programs at WCU Facebook page for:

  • professional school representatives on campus to talk with students about their programs
  • professional test preparation sessions
  • information fairs (careers, graduate, & professional schools)

FREE GRE Review Sessions : click here for dates & more information

FREE MCAT Review Sessions: click here for dates & more information

FREE LSAT Prep Course: click here for dates & more information
Comparable LSAT Prep courses cost:
Kaplan: $799
Princeton Review: $799
UNCA: $450 
ECU: $400

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