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  1. dylanjetttyler

    Help with Pre-med Timeline for Student Starting in Spring

    I'm an EMT starting undergrad as a bio major this spring. I've looked over a couple timelines for pre-med as well as my college's degree map. My question being, will I need to take summer classes in order to be ready for the MCAT, because of my spring semester start? Looking at the degree map...
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  3. F

    Mid-October too late to apply?

    I wasn't planning on applying to DO schools this cycle, but was able to obtain a physician's LoR last minute so I figured it was in my best interest given my stats. I wanted to know if mid-October is simply too late to submit my primaries for DO schools- Sub-par stats (worst of it was an MCAT...
  4. D

    Advice for application timeline

    Hello all! I am looking to apply to medical school, but am a bit conflicted about my timeline. I am 28 years old with an undergrad in Econ at a top public school with cGPA of 3.75 and slightly higher science GPA, albeit with lower level science courses. I served in the Army for about 5 years...
  5. LindaAccepted

    Medical How Should I Prepare For Medical School in College? [Timeline]

    Follow the guidelines below to create a winning medical school application! (If you are starting the process later than your first year of college, use this key to enable you to follow the advice below.) Freshman year Look for possible mentors. Volunteer. Explore Research. Maintain personal...
  6. LindaAccepted

    Medical Medical School Admissions: Why Applying in June is Critical

    When you have spent years preparing to apply to medical school, the last thing you want to do is jeopardize your chances of acceptance. One way to reduce your chances of getting admitted is to apply late. 3 reasons applying late can hurt you Rolling admissions is based on the concept of first...
  7. W

    Approximate Residency Start Date?

    Hello everyone! Am considering a vacation after I graduate, but in the event that I obtain a residency, approximately when do they expect residents to start? My anticipated graduation date is approximately 5/8/20. Yes it's a way off, but like I said, trying to plan things just in case. Has...
  8. T

    Is it too late for interview invites?

    I know it varies by school but I submitted all my secondaries by august 23rd and have only heard back from 3 out of 17 schools (with one interview and two holds). Does this likely mean that I won't be getting any more interview invites? I know I should just be patient but I am having trouble...
  9. D

    cpje timeline

    Hi guys, I'm out of state (AZ) and want to apply for CPJE. I'm currently in the process of completing the application and would like to know the estimated time periods for the CABOP to process the application, ATT to be generated, score to be received, and license to be received. I am planning...
  10. M

    Med School Wife - Looking for General Info

    Hey there! My husband's just applied to 9 schools in the past week. - PCOM (PA, GA) - VCOM (VA, AL, SC) - KCU-Joplin - WVSOM - BCOM - LECOM (FL) He has two degrees: Biology (w chem minor): sGPA 3.83, cGPA 3.84 Athletic Training: 3.97 MCAT 504 1000 clinical hours Army vet Great LORs from...
  11. P

    Advice desperately needed about the MCAT/Application cycle!

    I am looking for help on deciding what my best path would be, and my family and friends are sick of hearing me go back and forth- I need a fresh set of eyes/ears. I am a 22 year old premed who just graduated from the University at Buffalo. I am a non traditional student in the sense that my...
  12. LindaAccepted

    Medical Apply at Your Best: Advice from a Med School Admissions Expert [Episode 261]

    Summary Lolita Wood-Hill has been working in the field of pre-med advising for over 25 years, so it’s safe to say she knows the ins and outs of the medical school application process better than most. In this podcast, Lolita gives advice on how to make yourself the most enticing applicant to...
  13. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Best Timeline for Applying to Medical School

    When premed students contact us about guiding them through the medical school application process, many of their questions are related to timing. “When should I…” is a frequent question-starter. While there is no one answer that applies to everyone, here are guidelines we use when advising our...
  14. K

    Help with my Timeline to apply for DO

    I need help in planning my studies. I am a third-year undergraduate B.S Psychology student, aspiring to be a DO, and here is some background: 1. Will complete 120 credits to graduate by Fall 2018 with B.S Psychology 2. Sci GPA 2.66 - Individual course GPAs are: a. Physics I...
  15. Justduckyy

    June 30th?

    I just moved back my test to June 30th from June 11th.Should I be worried about taking it too late? Will it hurt my chances? I plan on submitting everything else the first or second week in June.
  16. LindaAccepted

    Medical How Should I Prepare For Medical School in College?

    Follow the guidelines below to create a winning medical school application! Click here for a key that will enable you to easily use the advice below, if you are starting the process later than your first year of college. Freshman Year Steps to take during your freshman year: 1. Look for...
  17. Captain Underplants

    OMS residency timeline?

    Hi Guys, I've been reading a lot trying to figure out the estimated timeline for MATCH programs and OS, but I can't find any solid figures? Can anyone point me in the right direction as to when the application cycle actually opens? And after that when do interviews usually start? (I know...
  18. Jlm50

    Question for anyone who has applied/received NHSC scholarship

    Hello! I want to apply to the NHSC scholarship but I'm just unsure of when I should be doing what. I know the application isn't open yet but should I be getting my letters of recommendation ready NOW? I'm not even sure how they submit the letters, or if there is specific information that I...
  19. W

    Confused about the sequence I should be completing my EC's

    Hey everyone, whenever I read med apps or chance me threads I always see people say stuff like: 50 hours clinical volunteering 100 hours volunteering non clinical 30 hours physician shadowing 6 months scribing etc., However, I'm very confused as a sophomore at the sequence I should be doing...
  20. bioboy23

    MCAT materials and timeline

    Hello peeps, I am currently a senior (graduating in fall 2018) and plan on taking a gap year. My plan is to begin some light-ish study this coming summer, throughout my last semester, and then hit it hard in the spring months right before I sit for the exam. My first question is: does this...
  21. whosnisarg

    Sample Timeline

    Hey guys! I was just curious on sample timelines for pursuing an undergraduate biology degree (sample class schedules, when I should start studying for MCAT, when should I start volunteering, when should I apply to medical schools, etc). Any help at all is greatly appreciated! As well, what...
  22. collectedgp

    How late is too late?

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  23. S

    Questions about Timeline for Recommendation Letters

    Hi, I'm taking my MCAT on August 24th (late i know but mostly focused on DO). I heard schools won't look at your app till your MCAT scores are in, so I will most likely submit my application in the last week of August. Question- does that mean I won't need to have my recommendation letters in...
  24. S

    Questions on Application Submission Timing

    Hi, I'm taking my MCAT on August 24th (late i know but mostly focused on DO). I heard schools won't look at your app till your MCAT scores are in (Question1: that's true right?), so I will most likely submit my application in the last week of August. Question2- would it help me at all if I...
  25. multiwell

    Quick question about secondaries

    Hello all, long time lurker on these forums. -I was just wondering where secondaries get sent to. Is it just our email that we used for AMCAS? I haven't been sent any emails from any schools or anything, I believe I clicked do not advertise to me on my MCAT. -When are secondaries getting sent...
  26. LoKif26

    Timeline Advice for a Nontrad?

    Hello everyone! Here is my deal: I started college as per usual in 2013, although... I started at art college. I did two years there, transferred home for a year to do art at our state school, went back to the first art school this past fall for two more quarters, and then decided to transfer...
  27. ServiceFirst

    A little resource direction please!: application "timeline"

    I know it exists somewhere because I've seen it before, but I'm having trouble finding it: a thread (previously sticky maybe?) detailing where you "should" be in terms of having things prepared for your medical school application (ex: when to have letters written by, when to have finalized...
  28. T

    Question about my timeline for taking MCAT

    Currently a sophomore at a university majoring in microbiology. I'm planning my class schedule for next semester and I need to decide if I want to take an easy course load and take the MCATs in January, or take an average/hard course load and take the MCATs in March/April. If I took an easy...
  29. passionatepremed57

    General SMP timeline

    Hi all! I am a junior pre-med student with the typical low GPA in the science area but cumulative GPA is not terrible. I have decided to apply to a SMP but have many things going on in my life, one being a serious relationship. My boyfriend needs to be able to find a job where I end up, so I...
  30. C

    Application Timeline: When were your interviews?

    Hi there, I just wanted to do some future planning and scheduling for the next application cycle and was wondering when did everyone hear back from the schools they applied to, and when were they scheduled interviews? If anyone could list around what time you applied, which school(s) you applied...
  31. T

    Optometry Admission Timeline

    Hey guys, Just found this site and it looks like it could be of some help, well at least I hope so. :) Basically, I'm graduating this June with a bachelors degree and I'm going to take a year off before going to optometry school, but I'm just confused with how the admission timeline works. I...
  32. halo1789

    Low GPA: diy or post-bacc? (and more)

    Hey, SND Fam, I'm new to the website and I finally figured out how to post a new thread. I have posted these questions elsewhere and have gotten some stellar responses and advice. I deleted most of my posts but the responses are still up. I'm still seeking advice and I hope that this helps...
  33. D

    Feedback my timline

    Hi, I would appreciate any help/feedback with my timeline. I'm 27 years old and graduated undergrad a few years ago with a BS in Comp Sci. Before I graduated, I finished all of the pre-med classes but I didn't take the MCAT. The plan was to work for 1 year while studying for the MCAT and then...
  34. L

    Senior, applying this cycle, general advice needed/timeline

    Hey guys, I hope your semester is going well! I just wanted to come here an ask someone who is currently applying or has already applied to med school. What was the general timeline you followed the year you were applying? In terms of personal statement writing, asking for letters of...
  35. M

    What order should I do my MD/DO application? (Question is not as dumb as it sounds-open me!)

    I guess what I am basically asking is what order should I do everything so that my entire application can be complete the soonest without any area suffering. What can be done while other things are processing? Some stuff can be submitted after. This is essentially what I am asking about. Okay...
  36. M

    What order should I do my MD/DO application? (Question is not as dumb as it sounds-open me!)

    I guess what I am basically asking is what order should I do everything so that my entire application can be complete the soonest without any area suffering. What can be done while other things are processing? Some stuff can be submitted after. This is essentially what I am asking about. Okay...
  37. R

    When to take CASPer?

    When applying to american schools, should I take CASPer before or after the interview? Does it matter? Because the dates of the test are spread out over many months, all the way to the beginning of January, which would be after most of the interviews. In Canada, all of the CASPer dates are in...
  38. E

    "Late" application?

    Hello, and please excuse me for this slightly silly post. I didn't want to clutter the main 2016-17 app thread. I realize that it is still only June, and that AMCAS opened for submission later this year on the 7th, but I was just wondering if my finally being ready to submit my app now would...
  39. L

    Timeline hearing back from schools?

    I just submitted my AMCAS application. When should I expect to hear back from medical schools regarding secondary applications? Also, when should I expect to hear back after submitting secondary applications for interviews? When should I expect to hear back after interviews whether or not I got in?
  40. B

    Letter of Rec Timeline

    I asked my PI from last summer if he could write me a letter of recommendation for medical school, but I recently decided that I want to apply next cycle instead of this summer. Is it possible for me to hold onto that letter for next year OR for him to upload it onto TMDAS to be considered for...
  41. J

    Timeline for reapplication (when admission this cycle is still an option)

    Like a lot of you out there, I'm kind of in a bind. Any advice or input would be much appreciated! As it stands currently, I am holding 4 waitlists from the 2015-2016 cycle (1 high priority, 1 middle tier, 2 unspecified). I had originally thought that my chances were relatively good (3.75 GPA...