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Early Decision

Some medical schools, but by no means all of them, have early decision programs. Students should check the MSAR book or individual school Web sites for more information. In order to be considered for early decision, students must submit and complete their applications by August. Medical schools will send replies by October 1.

Early Assurance Programs

A few medical schools operate early assurance programs which allow students to apply to medical school sometime in the sophomore year.

About Applying

The Application Process

Students who wish to enter medical school in the fall following graduation from college will complete the application process in the summer between junior and senior

Dentistry

Overview of the Profession

Advances in dental research including genetic engineering, the discovery of links between oral and systemic diseases, the development of salivary diagnostics and

Timeline

Application Year

Spring Semester

  • Check application status at schools if a completed file confirmation has not been received.

Financing Health Professional School

Cost of Applying to Health Professional School

The number of schools a student applies to determines the overall cost of applying.

Transcripts

Medical/Dental

When the AMCAS/AACOMAS/AADSAS applications are open, students can download a transcript request form for each school they have attended (including study abroad) and request

Application Process

When to Apply

The first decision a prospective law school student must make has to do with the timing of their application.

The LSAT

The Law School Admissions Test

For undergraduates and alumni/ae, the law school application process begins with taking the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

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