Pre-Health Advising

Tempe campus

The historic Arizona State University at the Tempe campus offers hundreds of majors that engage undergraduates and graduates in multidisciplinary research and exploration in first-rate laboratories and facilities. The energetic environment of the campus comprises broad pedestrian malls and eclectic architecture set amid subtropical landscaping.

Tempe campus is located near several medical facilities including St. Luke’s Hospital and HonorHealth Medical Group. Additionally, the Tempe campus houses the Biodesign Institute which is comprised of 16 centers including Innovations in Medicine, the Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics, Molecular Design and Biomimetics, the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, and the Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines, and Virotherapy.

Pre-health advising

Armstrong Hall (ARM), Futures Center, Ste. 112
1100 S. McAllister Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85287

Pre-Health 101 Workshop

Before meeting with a Pre-Health advisor, you must attend one of the Pre-Health 101 workshop offerings.

Register for workshop

Pre-Health Advising appointment

Once you have attended the Pre-Health 101 workshop, you will log into Handshake again to request an appointment with a Pre-Health advisor. Under the “Career Center” tab on the top right corner of the screen and then Appointments. Please see the How to make a Handshake Appointment instructions.

Schedule appointment

Meet your Tempe campus advisors

Mary NadarskiMary Nadarski

Associate Director of Pre-Professional Advising

Mary Nadarski has been with the Pre-Professional Advising Office since 2011. She advises students pursuing either healthcare or law. She loves meeting with students to discuss their individual goals and assisting them in crafting competitive applications to professional school. Application season is her favorite time of year. In addition, you will likely see Mary presenting various workshops and information sessions throughout the semester. Mary serves as the Advisor for Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, the American Medical Students Association, Pre-Dental Club, Pre-Law Society at ASU, and the CLAS College Council. In addition, Mary serves as the current President of the Western Association of Pre-Law Advisors and is the Conference Chair for the Pre-Law Advisors National Conference. Mary received her Master's of Education in Higher Education from Arizona State University and her Bachelor's of Science in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining PPAO Mary worked at the Walt Disney World Resort where she was an attractions hostess at Dinosaur: The Ride in Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. When not advising students, Mary enjoys attending baseball and soccer games, traveling, exploring new restaurants, and of course, Disney World.

Kayla JohnsonKayla Johnson

Academic Success Coordinator, Pre-health

Kayla has worked at Arizona State University since 2018 She previously worked with first-year students in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, many of whom were interested in the pre-health pathway. She is excited to assist and serve as a resource for students and alumni during their academic and pre-health journey! She earned her Master's in Educational Leadership from North Dakota State University and earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Washburn University. She enjoys traveling, making memories with family, crafting, and spending time with her fur baby, Annie.

Nicki LangleyNicki Langley

Academic Success Advisor, Pre-Health

Nicki has worked at Arizona State University since 2020. She previously worked in admission services on the transfer and graduate team. She is excited to begin her journey in assisting students on their pre-health journey. Nicki is an ASU alumnus and graduated in 2020 with her degree in Health Sciences. She is also currently in the Masters program here at ASU in Educational Policy. Outside of work Nicki enjoys spending time with her dog Kyro.