Hello 2022 cycle applicants,

I am pleased to announce that the Health Professions Advising Office will be offering its annual Application Preparation Process (A.P.P.) for all six health professions: 

  • Medicine
  • Physician Associate
  • Dentistry
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy 

The A.P.P. process is a voluntary process designed to support those who are applying in the 2022-2023 admissions cycle in the health professions. The A.P.P. process offers a full professional panel review of your application materials including:

  • Personal Statement 
  • Activities/Experience Section
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Covid-19 Impact Statement
  • Autobiographical Questions

Additional support that we are happy to provide as a part of this process:

  • Formal Mock Interview
  • Committee Letter Depending on Eligibility**

Primary Eligibility based on GPA:

  • MD
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.4 +
    • GPA Appeal: 3.2-3.39
  • DO
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.3+
    • GPA Appeal: 3.1-3.29
  • MD/PHD
      • Cumulative GPA: 3.45+
      • GPA Appeal: 3.35-3.44
  • Dentistry
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.3+
    • GPA Appeal: 3.1-3.29
  • PA
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.3 +
    • GPA Appeal: 3.1-3.29
  • Optometry
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.3 +
    • GPA Appeal: 3.1-3.29
  • Pharmacy
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.3 +
    • GPA Appeal: 3.1-3.29
  • Veterinary
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.3 +
    • GPA Appeal: 3.1-3.29
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Mandatory Application Preparation Process (A.P.P.) Meeting

To be eligible for the application preparation process (A.P.P.), applicants must attend one of the two A.P.P. meetings listed below. 

  • Thursday, October 28th from 9:30am – 11:00am in Peterson Gym 244
  • Thursday,  October 28th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm in GMCS 306

Topics that will be discussed in the A.P.P. meeting: 

  • Advice to successfully apply this next cycle
  • Eligibility to be a part of this process
  • Required materials
  • Due dates
  • Application timeline
  • Committee letter eligibility
  • Q & A

**Committee Letter eligibility to be announced at the application preparation process meeting which will be held on October 28th.

We hope that you can take advantage of this amazing opportunity as it will help you prepare your application materials in a timely manner and submit the best application possible.