Providing central coordination for the undergraduate advising, career services & learning support communities

Molly Reinhard

Position title: Director of Pre-Professional Advising


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As the Director of Pre-Professional Advising, Molly leads two dynamic units – the Center for Pre-Health Advising (CPHA) and Center for Pre-Law Advising (CPLA) – providing specialized support available to all UW-Madison undergraduates and alumni interested in exploring and preparing for careers in health and law. The primary focus and advising expertise of these units is on academic/experiential preparation and application processes for nation-wide graduate-level health programs and law schools. CPHA and CPLA support students and alumni from all UW-Madison schools, colleges, and majors, actively collaborating with colleagues to create a cross-campus support network dedicated to ensuring our shared advisees have the necessary resources to confirm and pursue their academic and career goals.

All the staff in Pre-Professional Advising are happy to hear directly from colleagues and students! We also encourage anyone with questions about Pre-Health or Pre-Law to reach out to us at either or Both of these inboxes are regularly monitored and you can expect a response within 48 hours from Monday to Friday. We also have robust websites to help you and your students navigate these complex paths at and

Molly has worked in student services at UW-Madison since 2007, with a focus on supporting educational equity, student success, and career/academic exploration. She holds a B.A. in Sociology from UW-Madison and an M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education & Community Engagement from UW-Milwaukee, along with training in counseling skills, facilitation, and restorative justice. Molly lives southeast of Madison with her husband, Joe, and a menagerie of animals.