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Poʻokela: excellence as a constant standard

Competitive Applicant Pool NHSPM/NHIHStandardized TestingIntermediate/High School

Competitive Applicant Pool

During each year of the grant cycle, NHCOE builds a competitive
applicant pool through two programs developed to specifically
address the needs of Native Hawaiian students.

The Native Hawaiian Student Pathway to Medicine Program (NHSPM)
and the Native Hawaiian Interdisciplinary Health Program (NHIH)
provides Native Hawaiian undergraduate and post-graduate students
with workshops, individualized academic and career guidance,
peer support, and access to a mentoring network. Cultural
competency is an integral component of these programs.

For more information click below:
Native Hawaiian Student Pathway to Medicine Program
Native Hawaiian Interdisciplinary Health Program

Coordinator
Dr. Sasha Fernandes
Pre-Health Professions Coordinator/Counselor & Lead faculty for NHSPM and NHIH program

Standardized Testing

Khan Academy
Good for: SAT, MCAT, etc.

Union Test Prep
Good for: ACT, SAT, MCAT, etc.

The Princeton Review
Good for: ACT, SAT, MCAT, etc.

CollegeBoard
Good for: SAT

ACT
Good for: ACT

Standardized Testing

AHEC
Area Health Education Centers
“…Free college and health career success course for 8th through undergrad students…”
Once a month in person sessions

GEAR UP
Many programs to increase awareness and prepare for enrollment in postsecondary education

HCOP
Health Careers Opportunity Program
For college students to receive academic advising / counseling / etc. to complete health degree programs
Summer Program (for UH system students) & Teen Health Camp

HOSA
Health Occupations Students of America
Instructional programs in: High Schools, Technical Schools, Community Colleges, Universities

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