Applying to Medical School: Understanding the Process

There are a lot of steps to applying to medical school and the AAMC has resources to guide you through the process.
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Deciding Where to Apply

Deciding which medical schools to apply to is a very personal decision based on your goals and interests, but there are resources available to help you narrow down your options.

Understanding the Application Process

Find resources to help you understand the application process, how to choose medical programs, and more.
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Applying to Medical School with AMCAS®

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) is the AAMC's centralized medical school application processing service. Most U.S. medical schools use AMCAS as the primary application...

Fee Assistance Program

The AAMC Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to take the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) exam, apply to medical schools that use the...

Medical School Interviews

Interviews are an important part of the medical school application process. Find out what to expect so you can plan ahead.
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Getting Into Medical School: AAMC Resources for PreMed Students

The AAMC offers trusted resources and services to help you navigate the journey from pre-med to residency and beyond.

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