Prepare for Medical School

M.D. Admissions

  • Meet with your college major advisor and develop a schedule that will enable you to complete all prerequisites required to apply to medical school along with fulfilling the requirements to complete your bachelor's degree. 
  • Review the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Pre-Med resources
  • Meet with an academic advisor at your college or university to create a plan to meet course requirements.
  • Create a study plan to prepare for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). 
  • Engage in experiences that refine and develop the personal and professional competencies valued by medical school admission committees.
  • Download Anatomy of an Applicant: Competency Resources and Self-Assessment Guide
    for Medical School Applicants
  • Become famliar with each school's various requirements, prerequisites, deadlines and selection critieria before submitting your application. 
  • Seek any and all opportunities for exposure to the practice of medicine to determine if a career in health care is the pathway for you. Work to develop a sound understanding of the responsibilities, challenges, and rewards that come with being a physician
  • Attend application workshops hosted by the pre-professional advisors and UNR Med.  You'll recieve guidance and direction on navigating the medical school application process and information about selection criteria. 
  • Review the costs of applying to medical school and create a budget.