Admission to Health Profession Programs depends on a whole host of factors. Though coursework, grades, and performance on standardized exams are paramount, factors such as clinical and research experience, volunteer and leadership involvement, and overall maturity cannot be underestimated. The primers listed below will give you a very basic overview of each health profession path, but they are not exhaustive. Be sure to speak with a Health Professions Advisor at GW to discuss your preparation more fully. You may also find the Explore Health Careers website helpful.