Applying for Away Electives with VSAS®
Clinical “away” electives can provide exposure to new educational experiences and a chance to explore residency opportunities. The Visiting Student Application Service® (VSAS®) streamlines the application process for fourth year away electives at U.S. medical institutions.
The Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS®) is an AAMC application designed to streamline the application process for senior "away" electives. VSAS enables medical students...
Visiting Student Application Service® (VSAS®) makes it easier for medical students to apply to senior away electives.
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All U.S. LCME accredited AAMC member schools and all COCA accredited AACOM member colleges with rising fourth year classes are VSAS home schools.
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