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® Applicant Guide

Complete guide to the redesigned 2018 AMCAS web application and outline of the current AMCAS application process, policies, and procedures.

2018 AMCAS Application Tutorial - How to Enter Basic Course Work

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

2018 AMCAS Application Tutorial - How to Enter Study Abroad Course Work

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) How to Enter Study Abroad Course work tutorial shows applicants how to enter courses that you took while studying abroad in the redesigned application.

2018 AMCAS Application Tutorial - How to Add Letter of Evaluation Entries & Assign them to Medical Schools

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) How to Add Letter of Evaluation Entries & Assign them to Medical Schools tutorial guides you through the process of managing your letter of evaluation entries in the redesigned application.

2018 AMCAS Application Tutorial - How to Enter Current/Future Course Work

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) How to Enter Current/Future Course work tutorial shows you how to enter courses in the redesigned application that you are currently taking or planning to take before medical school matriculation.

2018 AMCAS Application Tutorial - How to Enter AP Course Work

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

The 2018 AMCAS® Web Application - Improvements FAQs

Quick list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) you may have about the upcoming 2018 AMCAS Application improvements.

2018 AMCAS New Questions: Fact Sheet

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

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.

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 AMCAS application process and important dates for the 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.

AMCAS® Course Classification Guide

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.