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Submitted primary 8/1/01, still not processed

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by trying2becomeMD, Aug 22, 2001.

  1. trying2becomeMD

    trying2becomeMD Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 30, 2001
    Los Angeles, CA
    Gosh, I sent all my stuff to AACOMS on 8/1/01, and still no developments!

    Also, send 2 transcripts and MCAT scores, but only 1 transcript is entered into their system. MCAT people sent me a verification letter that the report was sent to AACOMS, but why isn't it there?

    When I call, the reps tell me "some letters have not been opened yet, so call next week"

    Why aren't people entering the info right away???

    Anyone with similar problem?
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  3. Wasabi

    Wasabi Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 23, 2001
    Chicago, Illinois
    Hey, what's there to complain about? It's not even 4 weeks since you submitted your primary!
  4. PalCareGrl

    PalCareGrl Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Mar 5, 2001
    Wasabi's right - the people who submitted at the end of May and beginning of June didn't get secondaries until the very end of July (almost 8-9 weeks). Chill out! But I would keep checking with them about the transcripts... Good Luck! :)
  5. ussdfiant

    ussdfiant Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Jul 31, 2001
    You do realize that processing takes 4-6 weeks from the time your primary application is complete, not from when it is submitted. From what I understand that 4-6 week clock does not begin until they have ALL materials (i.e. all transcripts). I also submitted on August 1 but my primary app was not complete until August 13. From what AACOMAS tells me they won't be submitting to schools until September 13 at the EARLIEST.

  6. Georgey

    Georgey Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 1, 2001
    Austin, TX
    That's really not too much to worry about. I submiteed my primary on 6/2, had all my documents at AACOMAS by 7/1, and I still have not heard from them. BTW, the AAMC takes forever to get your MCAT report off if it is a special request. It took them a month to get mine off. They have bigger fish to fry right now. The whole AMCAS fiasco is causing them to be far behind in every aspect of their business operations. Hang in there.

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