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.

The 2018 AMCAS® Web Application - Improvements!

On Tuesday, September 26, the 2018 American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) web application design will be improved.

2018 AMCAS Instruction Manual

The AMCAS Instruction Manual outlines the application process, polices, and procedures. This manual is required reading for those applying to the 2018 entering class at participating U.S. medical schools.

Ask Admissions Webinar: Next Steps After Submission

This AAMC Ask Admissions webinar recording is about learning next steps in the application process beyond submission. During this webinar we discussed topics to help manage expectations through the admissions process.

AMCAS Chat for Applicants & Advisors - Q&A Transcript (June 2017)

Question and Answer transcript document from the AMCAS Virtual Chat for Applicants and Pre-health Advisors held on June 29, 2017.

2018 AMCAS New Questions: Fact Sheet

Outline of the new questions and other update to the 2018 AMCAS application.

The Fee Assistance Program Application Tutorial

This tutorial provides important information about the Fee Assistance Program and key steps to complete the application, including necessary financial documents you will need to apply.

2016 AMCAS® Medical School Applications by the Numbers - Infographic

Applicants to the 149 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 applied to medical school in 2016 and those who...

AMCAS® Overview - Part I

Watch this short video about the 2018 AMCAS application process and important dates for the 2018 cycle.

AMCAS® Overview - Part II

In this Part II of the AMCAS Application Overview Video Series, we discuss each section of the AMCAS application in-depth.

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.

Scientific Inquiry & Reasoning Skills - Skill 1: Knowledge of Scientific Principles

The questions in this skill category will ask you to demonstrate your knowledge of the 10 foundational concepts that you are responsible for knowing when you take the MCAT exam. These questions will ask you to recognize, recall, or define basic concepts in the natural, behavioral, and social...

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Section - Skill 1: Foundations of Comprehension

The topics of some passages in the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section will be familiar; some will not. Explanations, illustrative examples, and definitions of significant specialized terms in these passages will help you develop the strong basic foundation needed for answering all the...

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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.

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...

AMCAS® Grade Conversion Guide for Students

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

AMCAS Grade Conversion Charts For Students

The 2016 American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) Grade Conversion charts helps applicants understand how we convert grades from undergraduate instituitions to AMCAS grades.

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.

2018 AMCAS New Questions: Fact Sheet

Outline of the new questions and other update to the 2018 AMCAS application.

2018 AMCAS® Student Presentation- PowerPoint

The PowerPoint slides of the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) webinar for pre-health advisors to present to students, covering the 2018 AMCAS application and its updates.

AMCAS Chat for Applicants & Advisors - Q&A Transcript (June 2017)

Question and Answer transcript document from the AMCAS Virtual Chat for Applicants and Pre-health Advisors held on June 29, 2017.

2018 AMCAS Instruction Manual

Outline of the current AMCAS application process, policies, and procedures.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Enter Basic Course Work

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

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 allowed post-submission changes.

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...