Hey Diverse Medicine. It’s that time again! For those of you applying, it is important to have your timeline set. Check out our timeline we’ve provided to our community the past few years. Many have found this very helpful so wanted to share again this year.
Prepare study plan for Spring 2020 MCAT. Register for MCAT and consider prep course.
Research medical schools and create list of those you are interested in. Consider liking and communicating with schools in our Diverse Medicine Recruitment Center.
Request for letter of recommendation (LoR). Provide writers with CV and personal statement draft if available. Meet with pre-health advisor to establish application plan
Update your Diverse Medicine profile. This will make completing the actual application easier. You may use the profile link on your email signature or use the share button to let others know about your accomplishments. Begin drafting your personal statement.
Send reminders to LoR writers.
Review your transcript and ensure it is accurate. Complete final personal statement draft. Have at least five people edit and proofread your personal statement. Send reminders to LoR writers.
2020 AMCAS, AACOMAS, and TMDSAS application opens!
Start submitting medical school applications.
EARLY SUMMER 2020
Retake MCAT if needed.
Begin submitting secondary applications.
Practice mock interviews. Interviews begin.
Acceptance letters being sent out. Primary applications closing.
EARLY SPRING 2021
Keep schools on waitlist updated on new achievements and activities.
Start Medical School!!!
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