OSU Procedures and Deadlines for Applying to Medical School in 2017 (For Admission Fall 2018).

Keep this page for reference. NOTE: PHHS has their own paperwork.

Calendar (as of November 1)

Please refer to  https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/  for MCAT registration dates.

Please refer to http://www.aamc.org/students/applying/fap/start.htm for Fee Assistance deadlines

Nov-Dec

   Review “Self-Assessment” www.science.orst.edu/node/127 to determine if you are ready to apply.

   Attend the November Application Seminar for an overview of the application process. 

   Start planning for the MCAT. Visit www.aamc.org and www.aacom.org.

   Get health care and community service experience over winter break. Read broadly! 

Nov-Jan MCAT review courses bagin (Kaplan, U of Oregon and Altius)
Jan-June

Attend Application Seminar. Meet with advisor Maureen Leong-Kee and your own Premedical Advisor to open your premedical file (deadline: June 9). Begin asking for letters of recommendation (due June 30). Research schools, review prerequisites, and work on personal statement.

Contact via email: premed-committee@oregonstate.edu.

Jan 19,28 
MCAT administered
March 31
MCAT administered
April 22, 28 MCAT administered
April-May AMCAS and AACOMAS applications open on web.
May 13, 18, 19 MCAT administered
June 1, 16, 17, 29, 30
MCAT administered
June 9
Deadline to complete the Premed Committee application, which opens your Premed File.  Meet with your own Premedical Adivsor first to check in about your application readiness. Then meet with the coordinating advisor Maureen Leong-Kee for further discussion. Complete your Student Profile for Letters of Evaluation, complete your Pre-Medical File Intake web form, create a tentative list of schools, make a list of activities and have a draft of your personal statement to bring to the meeting with Maureen. Once you have the signatures on your required signature page (which you will get from your meeting with Maureen), then your premedical file is officially open. Refer to http://www.science.oregonstate.edu/premed-application. Contact via email: premed-committee@oregonstate.edu.
June (early) Earliest date to submit AMCAS or AACOMAS
Mid-June
Request ALL transcripts be sent to AMCAS or AACOMAS.    
June 30

Due date for all letters of recommendation. It is your responsibility to monitor the status of your letters via your web link.

Your file must be complete at this time (see checklist).

July-Sept  Students receive secondary applications; Committee Letters uploaded for those students with complete files and MCAT scores; students need to keep in contact with advisor regarding letters.
July 15 Need to have submitted AMCAS/AACOMAS application by now- Really!!!
July 21, 22, 27, 28
MCAT administered  (NOTE: these are latest dates for this cycle - Really!)
Aug 3, 11, 18, 19, 24
MCAT administered
Sept 1, 2, 9
MCAT administered (NOTE: these dates are too late for this cycle)
Sept-April 2017 Students interview and receive offers of admission or rejection notices or, quite commonly, are put on hold for months.
Apr 30, 2017 Students will know if they have been accepted, rejected, or wait-listed, and after this date applicants may not hold more than one seat at a med school.

Note: It is in the applicant’s best interest to complete everything as early as possible.  

It really does make a difference to be early, especially this year when it is so competitive!  

Reapplicants must meet the same deadlines! 

 Remember, LATE = REJECT OR ALTERNATE!

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