How to use the Pre-Health Professions Office

 

Step 1 : (Sophomore year)

  • Start your Pre-Health E-file through Advisestream (log all activities and courses)

            Go to: https://fau.advisestream.com

            FAU Access Token: 646a38a9a4d74cf915d8f7578028dbbb

            (Create your account using your FAU user ID and password)

                       

Step 2 : (Junior Year Fall-Spring)        

  • After you complete the appropriate coursework, review for the admissions exam (MCAT, DAT, GRE).
  • Sign up for the exam online 4-6 months in advance.
  • Take the exam (April/May).

 

Step 3 : (Junior Year Spring)

  • In the spring term before the summer you will be submitting the applications:

Request 3 letters of Evaluation through Advisestream:

  1. Science professor
  2. Research PI (or another science professor)
  3. Health Care Professional (MD, DO, DMD, DVM)

 

Step 4 : (Junior Year: June)     

  • Submit the centralized application (AMCAS, AACOMAS, AADSAS, VMCAS)
  • Send them your official transcripts as early as possible (May/June). 

 

Step 5 :

  • After you receive your exam score (MCAT, DAT, GRE), submit the request for a Pre-Health Professions Committee interview and Committee letter of evaluation through Advisestream.
  • If the request is approved, you will be contacted by this office to schedule the date and time.

 

Step 6:

  • Interview with the Pre-Health Professions Committee and then, once your evaluation is completed…
  • The Pre-Health office will send out a letter packet to the schools including your committee letter.
  • Please note, the Pre-Health office will no longer upload letters of recommendation. Make sure that you provide the individuals writing your Letters of Recommendation with proper uploading procedures for your program.

 

Step 7:

  • Let us know where you get invited to interview and where you get accepted
  • Your picture will go up on the WALL OF FAME!
  • Attend the Future Doctors Reception (FDR) at the end of spring semester.

 


 

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