when to apply

  1. Kobethegoat24

    What do you think of my plan? Which schools should I apply to?

    So I recently took my DAT in march and now I am doing my shadowing and volunteering. I needed advice on when to apply and also which schools to apply to. My profile: 1.) GPA: 3.88 2.) DAT: AA= 21, Bio 21, General Chemistry 20, Organic Chemistry 23, Perceptual Ability 18, Quantitative Reasoning...
  2. 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...
  3. LindaAccepted

    Medical Your 5-Item Checklist for Submitting Your Applications

    Whether you’re applying to b-school, law school, med school, grad school, or college, this checklist will be the same. Don’t hit that “Submit” button until you’ve checked off the following 5 to-do’s: You’ve made sure that your application presents a holistic, multi-dimensional picture of you...
  4. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Most Important Asset in Grad School Applications: Time [Episode 276]

    The Most Important Asset in Grad School Applications: Time [Show Summary] This episode is devoted to how the precious and finite asset of time can help you get accepted when applying to graduate schools. Linda Abraham, Founder of Accepted, Discusses the Importance of Following a Graduate...
  5. LindaAccepted

    Medical Applying to Medical School Late in the Application Cycle

    If you are submitting your application in August or later, this can be considered applying late in the application cycle. Circumstances that may influence your decision to apply late include waiting on an MCAT score or simply deciding late in the process to apply this year. 3 Things to Keep in...
  6. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Medical School Application “Deadline”

    In just a few days, many of you will want to submit your medical school application. You’ve probably heard that you need to submit on the first day possible – May 31st, this year – if you want your best shot. But just how true is that? Medical School Admissions Myth vs. Reality It is true that...
  7. LindaAccepted

    Medical Early Decision for Medical School: Does It Make Sense For You?

    Do you have a dream school, the one place where you’ve always wanted to study medicine, and no other place will do? Do you have a compelling reason for this one program, maybe a spouse whose job requires them to be in this location or your only living family member is in the area? Or maybe this...
  8. 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...
  9. LindaAccepted

    Medical Why Should I Apply to Graduate School Now?

    When is the best time to apply to graduate school? This is going to depend on a number of very individual factors – your goals, your experience, your qualifications, and others. Are you ready to take on the application process? Are you ready to go back to school? Can your work-life balance fit...
  10. LindaAccepted

    Medical 7 Medical School Acceptances: The Early Bird’s Story

    Cydney Foote, one of Accepted’s most experienced medical school admissions consultants, worked with a client, Ben (not his real name), during the 2016-2017 cycle. Ben started working on his personal statement in February and received medical school acceptances by October. He certainly had good...
  11. notfanning

    Is it okay to submit AMCAS mid-June?

    Hey all! So due to a delay in the processing my FAP application, I was unable to register for the May 5th MCAT test date as I'd originally intended. I have, however, registered for the May 18th exam. My alma mater requires all applicants to receive their MCAT scores before sending out their...
  12. wontonamera

    When to apply for dental school? Help please!

    Hey guys, so I wanted to share my stats and some info about me and get some feedback on when it would be best for me to apply to dental school. I am currently a senior at my university and will be graduating in May 2018 with a Bachelor's in Psychology and a minor in Biology. I had originally...
  13. S

    Should I apply my 3rd yr or 4th? (3.85 gpa, MCAT not yet taken)

    I'm a third yr at UCSD I have a 3.85 GPA and I'm planning on taking my MCAT in January and I'm confident I can get a decent score with some hard work. EC: 100 hrs for Red Cross as blood donor ambassador 100 hrs at a local food bank (distributing free food packages to low income families) 100 hrs...
  14. HopefulDoc91

    DO Does 3 weeks make a difference when applying?

    I'm thinking about holding off on submitting my application until June 1st when I get my final transcript. This means DO schools would get my application about 3 weeks later than I originally planned. If they get my application by July 10th-ish, is this still considered early? Or am I better off...
  15. HopefulDoc91

    When to submit application?

    Applications open this Thursday, May 4th. I've been planning on submitting right when they open this week. But recently I've been thinking about holding off. I know once I submit all the coursework is locked and you can't update until the next academic update, which is usually in the fall. I am...
  16. C

    When to apply for post bacc?

    Hi SDN! I have been going through multiple forums and cannot find a good answer. What is the timeline for applying to a post bacc? I am going to be graduating undergraduate in 2018 May. Do I apply for fall 2018 admission after I graduate or do I have to apply at the end of 2017? Thank you!
  17. newyorkcity8

    When To Apply To Med School If Gap Year?

    --Hey guys! New to the forum :) -- I am a rising undergrad senior and am planning for a gap year to undertake more research, volunteering, shadowing, ... My question is, how will the medical schools I apply to come next summer know that I have gathered all of this relevant experience during my...