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3 Big Myths Busted for Pre-Health Students

What Really Matters When Applying to Professional Schools

When I arrived at UC Davis three years ago to start the Health Professions Advising office, what immediately struck me was not only the large number of students pursuing health careers — 5,000! — but also how much wrong information was being perpetuated about what matters to professional schools when judging student applications.

5 Things to Think About Before You Sign on for a Minor

Or, What's a Minor and Should You Get One?

What’s a minor anyway? Think major, but smaller. It’s an optional set of classes (usually five to six upper-division classes, or about 18 to 24 units) in one academic area. If you complete a minor, you’ll find it listed on your transcript and diploma.

Minors are made up of upper-division classes that give you a focused, in-depth education aligning with your plans for the future.

4 Rising Careers in Tech and How to Get Ready for Them

UC Davis Extension Trains You for Careers in Web Development and Data Analysis

Whether you’re graduating from college in June or still have several years to go — the real world is out there, so you’d better get ready. If you’ve peeked at sites like LinkedIn or CareerBuilder recently, you’ll see that careers in technology are in high demand.

7 Cool Facts about Math and Statistics at UC Davis

Learning About Numbers Can Lead to World Competitions and National Security Jobs

Editor’s note: This story was originally published April 11, 2017, for the UC Davis News and Information in honor of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month.

Math and statistics play a vital role in helping us understand the natural world and in technological innovation. Check out these numbers and stories about mathematics and statistics at UC Davis.