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.

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® Course Classification Guide

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) Course Classification Guide provides examples of how courses are often categorized.

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 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.

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.

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® Overview - Part III

In this Part III of the AMCAS application overview video series we will 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.

AMCAS® Overview - Part I

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

AMCAS® Overview - Part II

This is Part II of the AMCAS application overview video series where we will talk in depth about each section of the AMCAS application.

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.

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.

AMCAS Military Coursework Tutorial

Learn how to enter military coursework into the AMCAS application.

Instructions for AMCAS® Calendar System and Grade Conversion

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) Grade Conversion Guide tool helps guide applicants to estimate their AMCAS grade point average.

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.

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.

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 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.

How to Match a Letter

If American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) receives a letter of evaluation that does not have a corresponding entry in your application, you'll follow this tutorial to match it to your application.

Acing Your Medical School Interviews: Tips from Interviewers- Webinar

Watch this webinar recording that offers tips from admissions officers about preparing for and actually interviewing for medical school, including insights about the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI).

Mission Fit: Applying to the Right Medical Schools for You- Webinar

Watch the recording of this webinar for insight from directors of admission on the importance of applying to schools with missions that fit your goals and interests.