Application Service

Do students pay application fees per elective or per institution?

Students will pay $40 for up to three applications submitted (to any institution; in the U.S. or Global network) and $15 for each additional application. Application fees are per elective regardless of requested dates for that elective.

Do students pay application fees per elective or per institution?

Students will pay $40 for up to three applications submitted (to any institution; in the U.S. or Global network) and $15 for each additional application. Application fees are per elective regardless of requested dates for that elective.

Can I create specific requirements for certain electives?

Yes, as a host institution, you can create different requirements for specific electives. If a department requires an additional requirement, you have the ability to create and tailor requirements for certain electives or an institution can also tailor requirements for different student populations.

Can I create specific requirements for certain electives?

Yes, as a host institution, you can create different requirements for specific electives. If a department requires an additional requirement, you have the ability to create and tailor requirements for certain electives or an institution can also tailor requirements for different student populations.

Will I receive incomplete applications from students who have not submitted all of the requirements?

No. You will only receive completed applications that includes submitted requirements. Applications can only move to the next phase once all requirements have been submitted.

Will I receive incomplete applications from students who have not submitted all of the requirements?

No. You will only receive completed applications that includes submitted requirements. Applications can only move to the next phase once all requirements have been submitted.

Is there a process for providing feedback on the VSLO service?

You can provide feedback directly via our VSLO Feedback Form, or contact our Visiting Student Client Service team at 202-478-9878. 

Is there a process for providing feedback on the VSLO service?

You can provide feedback directly via our VSLO Feedback Form, or contact our Visiting Student Client Service team at 202-478-9878. 

Institutions

We are interested in the Global Network, although we only want to receive applications from certain international medical schools. Is this possible?

Yes, if you are participating in the Global Network you can receive applications from certain medical schools. There is the ability in the application service to exclude international medical schools from which you do not want to receive applications.

We are interested in the Global Network, although we only want to receive applications from certain international medical schools. Is this possible?

Yes, if you are participating in the Global Network you can receive applications from certain medical schools. There is the ability in the application service to exclude international medical schools from which you do not want to receive applications.

What else, in addition to electives can be offered in the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities program?

In addition to electives for final-year medical students, the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities program provides a pathway by which qualified students may apply to pre-clinical, community-based global/public health and research opportunities. Some opportunities are for final-year students, while others are for students in the pre-clinical years of study.

What else, in addition to electives can be offered in the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities program?

In addition to electives for final-year medical students, the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities program provides a pathway by which qualified students may apply to pre-clinical, community-based global/public health and research opportunities. Some opportunities are for final-year students, while others are for students in the pre-clinical years of study.

How much will my institution be charged for the new program?

To obtain an institutional specific price quote for the selected roles, please email visitingstudents@aamc.org.

How much will my institution be charged for the new program?

To obtain an institutional specific price quote for the selected roles, please email visitingstudents@aamc.org.

When will invoices be sent to my institution?

Invoices will be sent to institutions in May for the next fiscal year, that commences July 1. This is a change from the previous practice of sending invoices out in October/November. Future changes to pricing, and other relevant updates, will be communicated as needed and in a timely manner to allow your institution to plan ahead.

When will invoices be sent to my institution?

Invoices will be sent to institutions in May for the next fiscal year, that commences July 1. This is a change from the previous practice of sending invoices out in October/November. Future changes to pricing, and other relevant updates, will be communicated as needed and in a timely manner to allow your institution to plan ahead.

Can our institution charge international applicants?

We understand that your institution has its own policies and fee structures for international applicants and visiting students. You are permitted to charge a processing fee and/or tuition that must be clearly stated in your elective offerings. Only the AAMC may charge fees that are referred to as application fees.

Can our institution charge international applicants?

We understand that your institution has its own policies and fee structures for international applicants and visiting students. You are permitted to charge a processing fee and/or tuition that must be clearly stated in your elective offerings. Only the AAMC may charge fees that are referred to as application fees.

My institution is not currently part of this program. How can we join?

If you are a prospective institution and would like to join the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program, we would like to set up an informational meeting for you to learn about how the program and how it can meet your institutional needs. Please email visitingstudents@aamc.org to learn more.

My institution is not currently part of this program. How can we join?

If you are a prospective institution and would like to join the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program, we would like to set up an informational meeting for you to learn about how the program and how it can meet your institutional needs. Please email visitingstudents@aamc.org to learn more.

Students

How much are application fees?

Students will pay $40 for up to three applications submitted (to any institution; in the U.S. or Global network) and $15 for each additional application. Application fees are per elective regardless of requested dates for that elective.

How much are application fees?

Students will pay $40 for up to three applications submitted (to any institution; in the U.S. or Global network) and $15 for each additional application. Application fees are per elective regardless of requested dates for that elective.