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HPREP Resources Portal

This web page will connect you to resources covered during the Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP) Library session. It is easily accessible through the code and URL on the HPREP Library smart card. For information about HPREP, visit the HPREP web page. Visit the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion to learn more about programs for minority students. Our goal is to promote services that will improve medical practice in underserved areas and enhance minority students’ success.

The HPREP 2017 PowerPoint can assist you as you navigate through these resources and through your academic journey to college and beyond.

College Application Essay Resources

Check essay requirements for the specific schools to which you are applying. Visit these sites for some useful suggestions and writing tips.

   Guide to Grammar and Writing
   Handouts - Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill
   Tips for Writing an Effective Application Essay (College Board)

College Applications

   Apply Texas: Many Schools, One Application (Texas Common Application)
   The Common Application for Undergraduate College Admission (Texas & Beyond)

College Preparation

   Affordable Colleges Online
   Preparing for Your Education
   Preparing for Your Education (in Spanish)

Financial Aid

   FAFSA℠: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
   Student Aid on the Web
   Texas Scholarships and Grants

Food & Fitness

   MyPlate.gov SuperTracker
   Sports Safety (Children’s Health℠)
   TeensHealth Food & Fitness

Health Information Resources

   Genetics Home Reference
   Household Products Database
   Lab Tests Online
   MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You
   TeensHealth (Spanish)

Healthcare Professions

Which areas of the healthcare field interest you?

   DFW | Texas AHEC (Area Health Education Center) East
   LifeWorks®: Explore Health and Medical Science Careers
   Occupational Outlook Handbook
   Requirements for Becoming a Physician (American Medical Association)
   Texas H.O.T. JOBS

Local College Prep Programs

   College Access Programs (Southern Methodist University)
   Community Enrichment (Southern Methodist University)
   Education and Training for Undergraduate Students
   STARS Summer Research Program

Volunteer Opportunities

   Children's Health℠ Children’s Medical Center Dallas: Student Volunteer Program
   Methodist Health System: Volunteer at the Hospitals
   Parkland Health and Hospital System Volunteers
   UT Southwestern Medical Center: Volunteer Services
   VA North Texas Health Care System: Student Volunteers