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The AMCAS website has a very general timeline that covers an applicant’s four-year stay at a college or university: AMCAS Timeline (PDF)

  • Make sure to register for an Interfolio Dossier.
  • Continue with your volunteer, work, or research activities.
  • Prepare for the MCAT – Register and choose from approximately 20 dates but should not take later than April of the year that you submit your medical school application.
  • Attend various medical school admissions and application workshops, pre-med. conferences, graduate school fairs, etc.
  • Purchase and consult the MSAR (Medical School Admission Requirement) to confirm school-specific requirements. To view the MSAR online you need to purchase access to it from AAMC. See the AAMC website for details.
  • Continue to save money for the application process.