Until recently, I was not aware exactly how the primary application process is done. I assumed that as long as I got my primary apps in before the deadline, I would be fine. Although recently I was explained that as each school receives by AMCAS application, they will send me a secondary immediately. I was also told that once schools have sent out all their secondaries, then I'm basically out of luck. My question is how late is too late? I am intending to get my AMCAS app done as soon as possible, though I haven't even started on it yet. I am also putting in a lot of hours studying for the August MCAT and don't think I will be able to get the AMCAS application done until the end of August (after the MCAT). Will this hurt my chances a lot? Or will I be too late at any schools? Any help on this issue would be great. Thanks!