In alignment with county, city and campus recommendations, Health Professions Advising will be offering only phone appointments through April 7. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, visit Please note that we will offer regular programming online throughout the spring quarter. Please visit our website and Facebook page to learn more. If you have any questions, please email

Position Title
Medicine and Personal Statements

Office Hours
Summer Session II
Mondays: 11 am - 4 pm
Thursdays: 8 am - 12 pm

Ben Metlenko is a peer advisor for Personal Statements and Medicine. He is a recent UC Davis graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences. He has worked with the Pre-Health Conference for 3 years, and he is currently serving as the Coordinator for Pre-Health Fair and Sponsorships. Formerly, he was a writing tutor at his community college, He is dedicated to helping students express their passion and purpose in their personal statements. In addition to advising this summer, Ben is working in a clinic that serves low income families in the South Sacramento Region. In his free time he likes to cook and watch movies.