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Four-Year Pre-Med Program

First Year

  • Develop four year course plan
  • Discuss taking general chemistry with advisor
  • Consider shadowing/internship/volunteer work/jobs
  • Take CED 205
  • Choose extracurricular activities wisely
  • Begin portfolio
  • Complete math requirement
  • Maintain science and cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

Sophomore Year

  • Declare major (with Registrar)
  • Consider changing advisor to someone on the Pre-Med Advisory Committee
  • Share internship/shadowing experience or plans with advisor
  • Construct review notes for MCAT relevant courses
  • Review extracurricular activities, leadership roles
  • Over summer
    • Review MCAT relevant course material and take review exams from an MCAT prep book
    • Continue portfolio development
    • Begin personal statement
  • Maintain science and cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

Junior Year

  • Practice MCAT
  • Turn in personal statement to advisor by fall break
  • Discuss internship/shadowing experience with advisor
  • Develop review plan to begin in fall, may include Kaplan course
  • Discuss interterm and spring semester schedule with advisor to allow for MCAT review
  • Take blackboard MCAT debriefing survey
  • Begin AMCAS application process
  • Continue portfolio development
  • Maintain science and cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

Senior Year

  • Secondary applications
  • Mock interviews
  • Submit MCAT scores to committee
  • Attend wrap-up session
  • Maintain science and cumulative GPA of at least 3.5