This thread is an attempt to answer some of the more frequently asked questions about the Texas Medical and Dental School Application Service. Contents: General TMDSAS Questions General Complications of TMDSAS Questions about the Essays on TMDSAS TMDSAS GPA/Coursework Questions TMDSAS EC/Chronology of Activities/LOR Questions Secondary Applications Texas Interviews Prematch Offers The Match After the Match: Waitlists General Questions about the TMDSAS schools General Neuroticism/Conspiracy Theories Questions specific to MD/PhD Applicants Relevant Links to previous threads: 2006-2007 (Class of 2011) TMDSAS Threads TMDSAS 2007 Thread "Texas Interviews Part 1" "Texas Interviews Part 2" "The Republic of Texas Thread - Part III - Where the West begins!" "The Republic of Texas Thread - Part IV - Don't Mess with Texas" "The Republic of Texas Thread - Part V - Where Everything Is Bigger and Better" The Republic of Texas Thread - Part VI - The Legacy of Chuck Norris 2007-2008 (Class of 2012) Threads: "The Republic of Texas Thread - Part VII - Chuck Norris Strikes Back Links to Class Threads for 2011: UT-Houston UTHSC-San Antonio UTMB UT - Southwestern Texas A&M University Texas Tech University NOTE: This thread is a reference work, not a discussion. If you want to suggest a question for inclusion or elaborate on an answer, please post in the TMDSAS Suggestions thread. After discussed, your question and answer will be edited back into the main FAQ thread.