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Dr. Emil Chuck Discusses Situational Judgment Tests at Upcoming Conferences

Emil Chuck, Ph.D., Director of Advising Services for the Health Professional Student Association, will be sharing his expertise on Situational Judgment Tests (SJTs) at the following upcoming...
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Events 16 May 2024

Dr. Emil Chuck Discusses Situational Judgment Tests at Upcoming Conferences

Emil Chuck, Ph.D., Director of Advising Services for the Health Professional Student Association, will be sharing his expertise on Situational Judgment Tests (SJTs) at the following upcoming conferences: National Pre-Health Community Virtual ConferenceMay 19, 2024 at 4:00 PM Eastern Dr. Chuck will be presenting the SJT workshop developed based on the HPSA SJTExperience Survey results.… Continue reading Dr. Emil Chuck Discusses Situational Judgment Tests at Upcoming Conferences

News 02 April 2024

New study suggests link between Casper scores and MCAT performance

Future doctors are tested on critical thinking and problem-solving in admissions exams. Applicants with strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) may perform better on the Acuity Insights Casper situational judgment test (SJT). The 2023 Health Professional Student Association/Student Doctor Network (HPSA/SDN) Situational Judgment Test Experience Survey revealed… Continue reading New study suggests link between Casper scores and MCAT performance

News 05 February 2024

Groundbreaking 2023 SJT Survey Completed

2023 SJT Survey Reveals Insights into Medical School Applicants’ Performances on Situational Judgment Assessments The Health Professional Student Association (HPSA) unveiled a comprehensive report of the experiences and perspectives of high-achieving aspiring health professionals on their encounters with assessment tools shaping U.S. medical school admissions. The HPSA/Student Doctor Network Situational Judgment Test (SJT) Experience Survey… Continue reading Groundbreaking 2023 SJT Survey Completed

News 04 October 2023

Dr. Emil Chuck to Present at ASPBP and UCD Conferences in October

Dr. Chuck will conduct workshops at the ASPBP and UCD conferences on preparing for interviews and situational judgment tests, as well as present about the Other Impactful Experiences essay. Emil Chuck, PhD, Director of Advising Services for the Health Professional Student Association, will present on admissions topics at two conferences in October.  The Association of… Continue reading Dr. Emil Chuck to Present at ASPBP and UCD Conferences in October

News 01 September 2023

2023 Advisors of Year Selected by HPSA Student Advisory Council

The Health Professional Student Association Student Advisory Council (SAC) today announced the 2023 awardees of their annual Advisor of the Year recognition. 2023 Undergraduate Advisor of the Year – Carol Robinson, Virginia Tech Carol Robinson serves as the Director of Health Professions Advising at Virginia Tech. She attended Sweet Briar College as an undergraduate, focusing… Continue reading 2023 Advisors of Year Selected by HPSA Student Advisory Council

News 02 July 2023

HPSA Statement on Recent Supreme Court Decisions

The Health Professional Student Association reaffirms its mission to support all aspiring healthcare providers as they seek the education and training needed to return to their communities and address disparities in healthcare. We acknowledge the challenges these students may face in light of the recent Supreme Court decisions on admissions, LGBTQ+ rights, and loan forgiveness.… Continue reading HPSA Statement on Recent Supreme Court Decisions

News 20 April 2023

2023 Version of 100-Day MCAT Study Schedule

Effective April 15, 2023, HPSA published an updated version of one of the free resources it provides students, the 100-Day MCAT Study Schedule. The plan provides students a framework to structure their studying for this critical test. An SDN forums user, Nymeria, generated the original version of the 100-Day Study Schedule. Using the original program,… Continue reading 2023 Version of 100-Day MCAT Study Schedule

Events 17 April 2023

Dr. Emil Chuck to Present at 2023 CAAHP Conference

Dr. Chuck highlights HPSA resources at the Central Regional pre-health advisors conference. Emil Chuck, Ph.D., Director of Advising Services for the Health Professional Student Association, will introduce pre-health advisors to two new HPSA resources for aspiring health professionals. Presentations on the Treating Trans Patients course and the Situational Judgment Test Workshop based on the 2022… Continue reading Dr. Emil Chuck to Present at 2023 CAAHP Conference