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Medical Career Fairs

medical career fairs

Meet representatives from medical and health professions schools.


MCAT Exam Policies for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

MCAT Exam Policies for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

View MCAT® Exam policies to see which exam(s) medical schools will accept for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 application cycles.


Pre-Med Event Request

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Request a speaker or materials from AAMC Pre-Med.

Medical School Programs

To improve the quality of medical education, medical schools continually perform intensive reviews of their educational programs and instructional methods. This has resulted in an interdisciplinary approach to presenting individual course content and an increased emphasis on the functional applications of structure. Innovations include opportunities for independent study and elective coursework and the establishment of separate learning tracks of varying durations at individual schools.


Early Decision Program (EDP)

Candidates applying through an Early Decision Program (EDP), who meet all guidelines, will be notified of the participating school's admission decision by October 1. If they are not accepted under the EDP, they will automatically be placed in the regular applicant pool.

Students also should view individual medical school website and/or contact medical schools directly for brochures, pamphlets, and other information on special programs or curriculum developments.


Selecting a Medical School: 35 Questions I Wish I Had Asked

Medical schools, like individuals, are very different. Selecting the "best" medical school for you can be challenging. The admission interview can provide you with valuable information—so don't be shy about asking questions!

Be sure to research each school before your interview so you can ask informed questions. This list was compiled by medical students around the country. It can serve as a base for your own questions that will help you evaluate the schools you visit.

Thinking About Applying?

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"The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions" can help you get ready to apply to medical school.

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Contact Medical School Admissions Offices

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Use the Medical School Admission Requirements website to get contact information for the admissions offices at participating U.S. and Canadian medical schools and undergraduate/M.D. programs.


Medical Career Fairs

medical career fairs

Meet representatives from medical and health professions schools.