Post-Secondary Experiences

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  1. AF1892

    AF1892 Member

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    Hi,

    I had a quick question maybe you guys could help me out with:

    On the Post-Secondary Experiences, on the from "____" to "____", what about if you're CURRENTLY doing it? What date do you put in?
     
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  3. isa

    isa Senior Member

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    I would put 7/2001 or the next month from the date you're submitting your app. That's what I'm doing anyway, and I hope the AMCAS people would figure out that it's still ongoing.

    I have a couple of questions too:

    1. When entering awards, you're only allowed to put in one date. However, when I print out my app, the "from" appears after the date, as if I'd forgotten to enter something. Anyone else getting the same thing? Is it a problem?

    2. How the heck do I enter my AP credit from high school when the only schools you're allowed to enter coursework for are the college ones?

    3. I'm going to take a required pre-med class in a university other than the one I graduated from next fall quarter. How do I handle the transcript request form?

    Thanks!
     
  4. fishtolive

    fishtolive Senior Member

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    I asked AMCAS and they said, "use your best estimate."

    That said, I'm doing what isa is doing with dates.
     
  5. rxfudd

    rxfudd 1K Member

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    I did the same thing as the above posts mention, but I also stated in the description that I am currently involved/employeed/doing, etc.
     
  6. tbachi

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    If I know exactly when the activity is going to end, I put that date in. For example, I am an active member of my sorority for four years, so I put May 2002 for the end date because thats when I am considered alum. Other activities that I know when the end, such as my summer job (May 2001 to Aug 2001), I also put the appropriate dates on those. I figured that people will be looking at my application for several months, and I dont want to keep sending updates and changes.
     
  7. pcl

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    2. If it shows up on your transcript from college, list the course & credits that your college gave you, and there should be a reason code, like credit granted by examination or something like that, check out the help section.

    3. You can contact the other school directly & have it sent to the same address as is listed with the AMCAS transcript request. If the transcript request form is required, call the registrar's oiffice & see if you can fax it. Most colleges are pretty familiar with sending to AMCAS. Many schools have a web based form that you can fill out to send the transcript to AMCAS. You should be able to list several schools on the AMCAS part.

    good luck!
     

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