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Pre-Health Advising

Vassar College

Students and alums applying to medical or dental school can request a letter of evaluation and support from the Vassar Faculty Pre-Health Committee. The committee letter includes letters from individuals who have taught, mentored, supervised, advised, or in any other way been an important part of the applicant's development as they prepared for a career in healthcare. Reading and adhering to the information below helps the committee make best use of your letter and is most helpful to the student.

As a writer, you will receive a request from the student. Letters should be submitted on letterhead with a signature to If you would like to verify that the applicant has waived their rights to read your letter, have any questions about the process, or would prefer to send a hardcopy of your letter, please contact the office at (845) 473-5285 and ask for Lisa, the Pre-Health Advisor.

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Updated February 2024