Laurie Coppola

Senior Associate Director, STEM & Health Professions Advising

Preferred pronouns: she/her

Laurie advises and counsels undergraduates and alumni in Yale College and students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences interested in pursuing further education and careers in the healthcare and STEM fields. Prior to joining Yale, Laurie held various managerial roles for AT&T. During her tenure with AT&T, she managed a staff of over twenty employees and led process improvement efforts which enhanced the effectiveness, accuracy and delivery of billing information to customers. Laurie earned a B.A. from Albertus Magnus College. She embarked on her new career with the Office of Career Strategy after obtaining her M.S. in Human Services from Albertus Magnus College. Laurie’s latest opportunity has been teaching counseling techniques to students pursuing their undergraduate degrees in human services from her alma mater. As an active member of the National and Northeast Associations for Advisors in the Health Professions, Laurie attends annual conferences and meets with pre-health colleagues and representatives from health profession and medical schools. She is a member of the National and Eastern Associations of Colleges and Employers and the Connecticut Career Counseling and Development Association. She is a first-year advisor and fellow for Ezra Stiles College.

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Looking for advice on how to prepare and study for the MCAT?

The general advice that I give on preparing for the MCAT is to put time in studying for the exam up-front. You want to go into this process with the goal of taking the exam once, while it is okay …

By Laurie Coppola
Laurie Coppola Senior Associate Director, STEM & Health Professions Advising
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