How Does AMCAS® Work?

Take a look behind the scenes at AMCAS to learn more about how applications are processed and delivered to medical schools.

Participating Medical Schools and Deadlines

Use the AAMC American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) Medical Schools and Deadlines search tool to find application deadlines at participating regular MD programs.

Medical School Interview Worksheet

The Medical School Interview worksheet form helps applicants plan the questions they would like to ask during medical school interviews. For more worksheets like this one, get the Official Guide to Medical School Admissions which includes access to more fillable worksheets on our website.

Ask Admissions: How to Master Medical School Interviews

Download this PowerPoint presentation PDF of the "Ask Admissions" webinar of three admissions officers from different medical schools sharing their school's interview process.

2017 AMCAS® Student Presentation

The PowerPoint slides of the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) webinar for new pre-health advisors, covering the 2017 AMCAS application and updates.

AMCAS Quick Start Guide

The AAMC American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) Quick Start Guide is a short guide of instructions for those applying to medical school.

AMCAS Instruction Manual

The AMCAS Instruction Manual outlines the application process, polices, and procedures. This manual is required reading for those applying to the 2017 entering class at participating U.S. medical schools.

AMCAS Grade Conversion Guide

The instructions that registrars will use for the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) Grade Conversion Chart. With the Grade Conversion Chart AMCAS can more accurately convert all official transcript grades to a standardized grading system for the benefit of participating medical...

2015 AMCAS® Medical School Applications by the Numbers

Applicants to the 144 medical schools that participate in the AMCAS application display a variety of qualifications and motivations that make them suited for a career in medicine. This publication depicts some aggregate information about those who apply to medical school and those who ultimately...

Ask Admissions - Inspiring Stories: How Non-traditional Students Navigated the Path to Medical School

This is the PowerPoint PDF of the AAMC Ask Admissions webinar series continuation with a new panel of non-traditional medical students and admission officers. The medical students of this panel highlighted their unique challenges and shared tips they learned throughout their journey to medical...

2014 AMCAS® Medical School Applications by the Numbers

Applicants to medical school display a variety of qualifications and innovations that make them suited for a career in medicine. This publication depicts some aggregate information about those who apply to medical school and those that ultimately enroll in medical school.

AMCAS Quick Tips Flyer

Outline of some quick tips for completing the AMCAS application. Includes what to do before starting the application, a walk through of the sections of the application, and what occurs after submission.

Q & A Transcript - Ask Admissions - Inspiring Stories: How Non-traditional Students Navigated the Path to Medical School

Question and Answer transcript from the AAMC Ask Admissions webinar series continuation with a new panel of non-traditional medical students and admission officers. The medical students of this panel highlighted their unique challenges and shared tips they learned throughout their journey to...

Ask Admissions: How to Master Medical School Interviews

Medical schools across the country use a variety of interview formats and processes. This is a recorded webinar of three admissions officers from different medical schools to share their school's interview process. Watch this and learn more about the various interview formats (traditional, panel,...

Ask Admissions Webinar: How to Select Letter Writers and What Admissions Committees Learn About You

Webinar recording of the AAMC and a panelist of Admissions Officers discussing how you can go about choosing your letter of evaluation writers for the AMCAS application.

AMCAS Study Abroad Coursework Tutorial

In this tutorial, we’ll walk through how to enter the courses you took while studying abroad. At the end of this video, you will find contact information for AMCAS and links to additional resources.

How to Enter Current/Future Coursework

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) How to Enter Current/Future Coursework tutorial shows applicants how to enter current/future courses into the Course Work section of the application.

How to Enter Basic Course Work

his tutorial will show you how to make basic entries in the Course Work section of the AMCAS® application.

AMCAS® Overview - Part I

Watch this short video about the AMCAS application process and important dates.

Mission Fit: Applying to the Right Medical Schools for You

This recorded webinar offers insight from medical school admission directors on the importance of applying to schools with missions that fit your goals and interests.

AMCAS® Overview - Part III

In this Part III of the AMCAS application overview video series we discuss what happens after you submit your application including the verification process, letters of evaluation, and we will review which changes are allowed post-submission.

Ask Admissions Webinar: How to Present Yourself as a Strong Applicant

Watch this webinar recording of the AAMC and a panelist of Admissions Officers and an advisor covering how to present yourself as a strong applicant to medical schools.

How to Enter AP Course Work

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) How to Enter AP Coursework tutorial shows applicants how to enter AP courses into the Course Work section of the application.

AMCAS Military Coursework Tutorial

Learn how to enter military coursework into the AMCAS application.

AMCAS® Overview - Part II

In this Part II of the AMCAS application overview video series we will talk in depth about each section of the AMCAS application.

How to Add Letter of Evaluation Entries and Assign Them to Medical Schools

This American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) tutorial shows applicants how to add letter of evaluation entries and assign them to medical schools in the application.

What Helped You Become a Stronger Candidate the Second Time Around?

Medical students accepted after reapplying share what changes helped them become stronger applicants the next time around, in this video from the “Ask a Med Student” video series.