Colgate has prided itself on providing students with an excellent background preparation for the health sciences without sacrificing the ideas of a liberal arts education.
Beginning in the student's first year, the Health Sciences Advising Committee provides information about professional school requirements.
The committee also counsels students regarding the choice of undergraduate courses and work experiences, and prepares a letter of recommendation for each candidate who has submitted the required materials.
Admission into professional schools in the health sciences is highly competitive. Consequently, an undergraduate must show consistently high academic performance throughout his or her undergraduate career.
This committee is composed of faculty who are interested in counseling students planning for careers in the health professions. Julie Chanatry
, Department of Chemistry, serves as chairperson. Other members of the committee are: