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Early Assurance Programs

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

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.

Centralized Application

Allopathic Medicine

AMCAS stands for the American Medical College Application Service.

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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

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.

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.

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

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Applicants must submit transcript(s) to CAS from each undergraduate and graduate school they attended. This includes study abroad programs.

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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