Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Familiarize yourself with the application requirements associated with your specific request for accommodations. Submitting an incomplete application may significantly delay the review cycle and may prevent you from testing with accommodations on your preferred test day.

All applications must include the following components:

Additional Documentation Required or Recommended

Most applications will also include additional academic and medical supporting documentation based on your specific request:

  Academic Transcripts * Standardized Test Score Reports Verification of Previous Accommodations ** Supporting Academic Records Previous Evaluations
Learning Disabilities, Psychiatric Disabilities, & ADD/ADHD Required Required Required Recommended Recommended
Visual Disabilities Required Required Required Recommended Recommended
Physical Disability Recommended Recommended Recommended Recommended Recommended

*Includes high school, undergraduate, and graduate transcripts

**Includes accommodations received on any previous standardized tests in addition to accommodations received from your academic institution(s).

For more information on required supporting documentation, see Required Academic and Medical Supporting Documentation

Helpful Tips

When assembling your documentation and submitting your application, please keep the following tips in mind:

  • Submit all materials together. Please do not ask third parties to send documentation to us directly. Due to the high number of applications received, it is not possible to guarantee that materials submitted separately can be matched to your application.
  • Application materials sent by e-mail or fax will not be accepted.
  • Keep a copy of all documentation you are submitting with your request. The AAMC will not return your documentation or forward it to any third party.
  • If you have any questions about the application requirements that apply to your request for accommodations, contact us as far in advance as possible.

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To protect the applicant, the MCAT Office of Accommodated Testing will not accept inquiries from third parties regarding an applicant or his/her accommodation request, unless specifically authorized to do so by the applicant in writing.