1. T

    Should I Withdraw From a Course?

    Hello all. I need to decide if I should withdraw from a course before the deadline and was curious as to what people on here have to say. Here's some context: - I'm currently enrolled in 16 credit hours (includes Organic Chem+lab, a mechanical engineering course, and a biomedical engineering...
  2. T

    When to order transcript

    Hi all, I plan on ordering my college transcript as soon as AMCAS opens on 5/1. However, I have several spring courses that likely will not have their grades posted until mid May (semester schedule). If I put in the transcript order on 5/1, when I apply on 5/30 would I list my spring courses as...
  3. B

    Transcripts for schools permanently closed

    AMCAS says that I need to forward official transcripts from every school I went to even if the courses I took are on my current schools transcripts but the one of the schools I went to was permanently closed a while ago. Does anyone has any experience or know if this would negatively effect my...
  4. caribuwu

    Has anyone had schools request study abroad transcripts for secondaries?

    Hey everyone, I studied abroad in junior spring at DIS Study Abroad in Copenhagen and took 5 classes, 4 science ones. In hindsight that might have been a bit too much, and I ended up getting B-'s and even a C- in one that I didn't receive credit for. The grades don't appear on my transcript...
  5. asdf_0987!

    2W on Transcripts?

    I would like to ask will W on transcripts affect my chances of getting in? I am planning to W a biochem course because I am not doing well and I do not wish to drop my GPA for this. This is not a major requirement or upper division requirement. I already took 2 Biochem courses prior and...
  6. caribuwu

    Are study abroad transcripts from non-US institutions seen by schools?

    Hi all! I'm studying abroad this semester in Denmark through a Danish program. I'm taking four high-level science classes (300-classes, highest tier at my home uni), but my home university only sees if I get above a C and lists it on my transcript as P/F, without factoring in grades to my GPA...
  7. cilantrosoap


  8. D

    is the Transcript Request Form optional?

    Hello, Can I just send my transcript to AMCAS via my university's transcript request portal, or is it REQUIRED that I ask them to attach the Transcript Request Form? I already reached out to the registrar at my uni and they said there was no option to attach the Transcript Request document. They...
  9. D

    I transferred institutions. Send transcript requests for both universities? Or just the current one?

    Hello, As I was filling out the AMCAS application, it generated 2 transcript requests: one for the old institution and 1 for the current one (i transferred). I wanted to verify that this correct and that I will have to send two transcripts to AMCAS. From what I understand, I send the AMCAS...
  10. T

    Listing a W summer class on AMCAS app?

    Hey all - I've got a bit of a weird situation with summer classes, would anyone know how to list this in AMCAS? I took Physics I & II at two different branches of my local university (UState-CityA; UState-CityB) over summer sessions, two consecutive summers. The first summer, I took Physics I...
  11. T

    My acceptance rescinded?

  12. A

    Help! Incorrect transcript submitted

    It's my first time posting at SDN, and sorry if this is kinda long. I have a question regarding incorrect transcript entry on my primary application (which has been verified). One of my intro biology classes (BIOL 2) is classified under "Not applicable" when it should be "Combined Lab and...
  13. T

    Personal Statement Advice for a Student who struggled in Undergrad?

    Can anyone give some advice on how they got through their personal statement? This is the most stressful part of this application for me at the moment because it's so hard for me to talk about myself without accentuating my flaws academically. My main issue is because during undergrad I...
  14. G

    Transcript parchment email not received

    Parchment said my transcript was received on June 15, but AMCAS is now processing e transcripts from June 23, and mine has not been marked as received. I’ve called, emailed, had my case escalated by both parchment and AMCAS...still don’t know what to do? My school refuses to just email a...
  15. S

    MD Applicant Cycle 2020 - How should I update schools on my Fall 2019 Grades?

    Currently, I am attempting to share my Fall 2019 grades with medical schools that have not extended me interviews after I completed secondaries. Unfortunately, I already sent them both a 'Letters of Interest' and 'Activities Update' (research) earlier in the year either via application portal or...
  16. M

    What do (pharmacy) schools think of a W on a transcript?

    I’m currently in a biochemistry course that will not transfer as a required credit to the pharmacy school I want to attend. The one I needed to take, I switched out of last minute due to misinformation (lady on the phone at grad school told me it was OK- when it was in fact, not), now it’s too...
  17. P

    Need help on Pharmcas transcript entry for AP courses

    Hi everyone! How did you enter your AP courses on Pharmcas? I don't have an official transcript on hand at the moment, but I'd like to get started on entering all coursework. On my UNOFFICIAL transcript, the AP courses are listed in this format: "AP PSYCHOLOGY (Score 5, Units 4.0) 05/13." How...
  18. M


  19. 0613Forever

    General Admissions & OTCAS How to send prerequisite transcripts to OTCAS?

    Hello, there! Since the new OTCAS admissions cycle is coming up in few weeks, I have a question about sending prerequisite transcripts to OTCAS. I have done all my prerequisites as online courses; is the method same as sending official transcript from the undergraduate? Do we get to enter...
  20. L

    Application process for AACOM

    I'm a first time applicant and have some questions about the AACOM application timeline. I was just wondering what are the steps to being verified? And what are the deadlines I am suppose to look out for? Because it seems a bit confusing to me. Another question is that I want to include my...
  21. D

    Undergrad Work, does it matter anymore?

    I’m starting school in the fall and was just wondering if along the way through med school, residency, fellowship, etc. if you’re ever required to submit an undergrad transcript again or if any extracurriculars that you may have done in undergrad are ever brought up again. Thanks!
  22. L

    Freshman year of undergraduate and stressed about grades

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a second semester freshman majoring in pre-veterinary sciences and have a few questions about undergraduate grades. First semester was great and I made a 3.75 GPA, I was a member of pre-vet club and was very optimistic about going to vet school. I've always had very...
  23. F

    Transcript question

    Hello..I was accepted MD this cycle and completed a research program in the summer of 2018. I received 15 credit hours at this school for the program as a well as a weighted grade (out of 4.0). I did not report the potential 15 credit hours on AMCAS since I had not completed the program at the...
  24. F

    Is it detrimental to omit transcripts from past institutions when applying to med school

    I've been taking university courses for 10 years now, since high school. The issue is that I'm afraid I'm going to forget about one of the many self-enrichment classes I've taken online or at other institutions. I'm trying to think of every accredited institution I've taken university credit...
  25. ThrowawayShmoaway

    Embarrassing Transcript Issue (Because I'm a Dumba**)

    *Please don’t quote, post will eventually be redacted* Sooo, I'm in a bit of a pickle regarding my AMCAS course list and the transcripts I submitted, and I need some help regarding what I need to do. Long story short: I applied this current cycle and have been lucky enough to be accepted to...
  26. B

    Is one 'C' on my transcript bad for med school?

    I am a pre med college student (Biology major) and so far I only have 1 C on my college transcript from an environmental science class. The class was really hard; I had about a 79.69 in the class but my professor refused to round my grade up to a 'B'. All my other grades have been A's and B's...
  27. SterlingMaloryArcher

    Scribe friend didn't submit community college transcript, didn't get caught.

    Simply reporting a real-world experience, as I have seen it debated on here whether AMCAS can/will find out. Not salty about it or anything. - This was a year of Dual Enrollment. - He said he made decent grades there, so it probably wouldn't effect anything. - Not sure if his University...
  28. A

    What looks worse a withdrawal or no credit

    I'm in a predicament right now with my biochemistry course. My university allows GPNC's for courses and I set my biochemistry grade to a C. Basically if I get anything higher than a C i get the grade, and if I get anything lower than the grade I get no credit and it doesn't affect my GPA. My...
  29. J

    Law School Enrollment on Undergraduate Transcript

    I hastily decided my senior year of undergrad that I thought I might be better suited for law school. I was admitted into and enrolled in my undergraduate school's law program only to change my mind before school started. While I never took any classes there, the enrollment to the law center...
  30. B

    AMCAS - Transcripts not yet received

    Hi All, I am becoming increasingly concerned as my transcripts have still not been marked as received by AMCAS. They were mailed out on Aug 29 from Alberta, Canada. I contacted AAMC support and they mentioned that it can take up to 7 business days to receive them. It has been 9 business days...
  31. Punished Angeleno

    W in Non-Prerequisite Course

    So, I am enrolled in a lower division business management course at a community college and I decided I don't want to take it anymore and would rather focus on the other three classes I'm taking (histology, physiology, and physics). However, I completely forgot about the withdrawal deadline so I...
  32. W


    Anyone that has recently got their app verified willing to share their submit date? Looking for an idea of how long the process is taking currently.
  33. SquirrelSam

    Transcript Evaluation (Non-US applicants)

    I can’t seem to find any threads about evaluating transcripts if you live in Canada. Some schools require non-US applicants to submit evaluated transcripts directly to the school. Does anyone have any experience with World Education Services? I know they’re supposed to give credit equivalencies...
  34. O

    "On Hold" because of Transcript

    I submitted 7/13 and was put on hold today because a study abroad program that I thought was eligible for transcript exception (and my own health professions advisor agreed with) turns out to need an official transcript. I submitted a request for the transcript electronically and am now waiting...
  35. Ske0016

    Is the Early Decision deadline the deadline for pharmCAS verifying my application or me submitting m

    I am applying to the early decision program at Auburn's Harrison School of Pharmacy. I submitted my application on July 19. However, one of the three schools I attended as an undergrad has given me a very hard time about sending my transcripts. They just sent my transcript yesterday and they...
  36. toastytoes

    When to release USMLE scores to ERAS?

    Hello! I am still waiting for my Step2CK score which will come out Aug 29 due to the summer delay. Wondering if I should 'release' my usmle transcript now or should I wait until Aug 29? I know they're not going to go anywhere until Sept 15 anyway, just wondering if there would be a delay if I...
  37. H

    General Admissions & OTCAS OTCAS Questions

    Hi all! As I have been working on my OTCAS application, I have a few questions regarding different sections. 1) What section do I put honor society involvement under? Should I put it under the "Honors" section or "Experiences"? I was the chair of undergraduate relations and secretary for a...
  38. 5

    Potential Transcript Error on AMCAS

    So I submitted my AMCAS to be verified yesterday and I may have made a mistake inputting my courses. On my transcript, it says "Subject" (which BIOL, CHEM, etc is listed), and then "Course Number" (101, 102, etc). I did not include the BIOL part on my application, because it was technically...
  39. O

    StraighterLine Credits

    Hello! I transferred schools and had to take a semester off from physically attending an institution during the transfer. During that time I took classes online through StraighterLine as the result of poor advice from an advisor (anyone reading this DO NOT take courses at StraighterLine, they...
  40. F

    Only submitting high school transcript and not Undergraduate

    Hello, The title says it all. I performed much better in high school than I did in undergraduate. I am planning on applying to a school abroad that does not require any sort of standardized test or college degree. Would it be better if I just left out my undergraduate transcript all together?