Center for Student Advising

Should I Retake the MCAT?

Many of students who have just received their April MCAT scores are contemplating whether or not they should retake the exam this August and/or

The Interview

Health professional schools are quite unique in that they are very interested in meeting and getting to know their candidates through an interview.

The "Secondary" Application

After receiving the primary centralized application, most schools will send students a secondary application or invite them to open it on-line.

Timeline

Application Year

Fall Semester

  • Submit the Pre-Law Application Packet in early September to the Office of Pre-professional Advising.

Centralized Application

Allopathic Medicine

AMCAS stands for the American Medical College Application Service.

Early Decision

Some medical schools, but by no means all of them, have early decision programs. Students should check the MSAR book or individual school Web sites for more information. In order to be considered for early decision, students must submit and complete their applications by August. Medical schools will send replies by October 1.

About Applying

The Application Process

Students who wish to enter medical school in the fall following graduation from college will complete the application process in the summer between junior and senior

Early Assurance Programs

A few medical schools operate early assurance programs which allow students to apply to medical school sometime in the sophomore year.

Veterinary Medicine

Overview of Profession

Veterinarians or Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) are medical professionals whose primary roles are to protect the health and welfare of animals.

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