The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Advising Timeline

Four-Year Timeline

 

1st Year:

 

·         Explore interests, strengths, and potential careers

 

·         Make a tentative plan of classes, year by year

 

·         Build a résumé

 

·         Get involved with clubs, organizations, and volunteering

 

·         Look into study abroad, internships, and/or research

 

2nd Year:

 

·         Develop relationships with faculty and mentors

 

·         Finalize and declare major(s) and minor(s)

 

·         Update résumé

 

·         Seek internships, research, and/or study abroad program

 

·         Stay involved in activities that suit your interests and goals

 

3rd Year:

 

·         Research career options and graduate programs

 

·         Talk to pre-professional advisors or career services

 

·         Update résumé

 

·         Continue research, internships, volunteering, and club involvement

 

·         Take graduate exams (LSAT, GRE, MCAT, GMAT)

 

4th Year:

 

·         Meet with your advisor to complete your degree check

 

·         Apply for graduation

 

·         Finalize career, professional, or postgraduate plans

 

·         Apply for graduate or professional schools

 

·         Submit résumés and begin interviewing