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Matriculating Student Questionnaire (MSQ)

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Accessing the MSQ: The 2019 MSQ is now closed. The 2020 MSQ will open in June 2020.

The AAMC administers the Matriculating Student Questionnaire (MSQ) annually to all first-year medical students. The Web-based questionnaire asks first-year medical students to share their thoughts on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Pre-medical experiences
  • Medical school selection processes
  • Future career interests
  • Educational debts and financing

Student responses to the MSQ are analyzed and then reported, in aggregate, to each participating medical school. This feedback helps medical schools fine-tune their educational programs to fit the needs of their students.

AAMC Student Surveys Advisory Committee

The AAMC Student Surveys Advisory Committee (SSAC) works with stakeholders to provide effective and timely program evaluation tools for the improvement of medical education. The SSAC is led by Geoffrey H. Young, PhD, Senior Director, Student Affairs and Programs.

For Medical School Staff

MSPS enables designated medical school staff to view their school-level MSQ reports. Sign in to MSPS

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Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to frequently asked questions about the AAMC Matriculating Student Questionnaire, visit the FAQ.

All Schools Summary Reports

All Schools Summary Reports present national data from the MSQ, combining student responses from all participating medical schools into a single report. Download reports below.

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