The entire application process lasts approximately 12 months. Whether you plan to apply immediately after your 3rd year, 4th year, or after graduation, this timeline begins in the fall prior to your application submission in August. 

October

  • Have your resume reviewed by a Career Counselor to use when requesting Letters of Recommendation (LORs)
  • Attend all relevant application process meetings and workshops in preparation for application submission the following summer
  • Consider creating an Interfolio account (Letter of Recommendation reference file account information can be found at Interfolio.com)

November

  • Begin drafting personal statement
  • Begin requesting LORs from faculty and healthcare professionals or employers
  • Attend all relevant application process meetings and workshops if not attended in October

December

  • Practice using InterviewStream to prepare for Mock Interview with Pre-Health Advisor

January

  • Continue revising your Personal Statement Draft
  • Submit Interview Stream for Mock Interview Appointment

February

  • Research programs and schools
  • Participate in Mock Interview Program

March

  • Consider Mock Interviewing if not previously completed

April

  • Participate in Mock Interview if not previously completed

May

  • Finalize personal statement
  • Confirm receipt of all LORs in Interfolio account

June

  • Review AACPMAS application instructions

July

  • Gather and compile any remaining materials in preparation for August application
  • Utilize Interview Stream and Mock Interviewing

August

  • Primary application (AACPMAS) opens in early August
  • Submit primary application, transcripts, and all LORs
  • Utilize Interview Stream and Mock Interviewing

September

  • Complete secondary applications within two weeks of receiving them
  • Utilize Interview Stream and Mock Interviewing

Fall

  • Interviews begin and continue until spring
  • Send any relevant updates (academic, co-curricular) to schools in December

Spring

  • Make final choice of school based on AACPMAS traffic rules