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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.

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

Centralized Application

Allopathic Medicine

AMCAS stands for the American Medical College Application Service.

Transcripts

Medical/Dental

When the AMCAS/AACOMAS/AADSAS applications are open, students can download a transcript request form for each school they have attended (including study abroad) and request

Timeline

Application Year

Spring Semester

  • Check application status at schools if a completed file confirmation has not been received.

Timeline

Application Year

Fall Semester

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

Timeline

Application Year

Summer

  • For those taking the June LSAT, good luck!

  • Continue reading about legal careers.

Timeline

Year Prior to Application

Spring Semester

  • If planning to take the LSAT in June, begin preparing early in the semester. Practice! Practice! Practice!

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