Dr. Nicole Redmond

The PreMed timeline

College Year 1

Fall Semester:

  • Meet prehealth advisor and investigate prehealth advisory program
  • As applicable, ensure that prehealth advisor receives course directors’ evaluations
  • Successfully complete first-semester required premedical coursework and other degree requirements

Spring Semester:

Summer:

  • Complete summer employment/volunteer medically related experience
  • Attend summer school, if necessary

 

College Year 2

Fall Semester:

  • Check in with prehealth advisor and participate in prehealth activities
  • Investigate available volunteer/paid medically related clinical or research activities
  • Successfully complete first-semester required premedical coursework and other degree requirements
  • Ensure that prehealth advisor receives course directors’ evaluations

 

Spring Semester:

  • Check in with prehealth advisor and participate in prehealth activities
  • Participate in volunteer/paid medically related clinical or research activities
  • Identify summer employment/volunteer medically related opportunities
  • Successfully complete second-semester required premedical coursework and other degree requirements
  • Ensure that prehealth advisor receives course directors’ evaluations

Summer:

College Year 3

Fall Semester:

 

Spring Semester:

  • Consultregularlywithprehealth advisor regarding
    • Schedule for completion of school-specific requirements for advisor/committee evaluation
    • Advise about medical education options
  1. Continue participation in volunteer/paid medically related activities
  2. Prepare for spring MCAT administration
  3. Continue review of medical education options
  4. Take spring MCAT
  5. Re-evaluate preparation and timelines to apply to health professional school
    1. American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) 
    2. Texas Medical and Dental School Application Service (TMDSAS)
    3. Ontario Medical School Application Service (OMSAS)
    4. American Association of College of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS)
  1. Successfully complete second-semester required premedical coursework and other degree requirements
  2. Ensure that prehealth advisor receives course directors’ evaluations

 

Summer:

  • Participate in a summer health careers program, if available
  • Complete AMCAS application
  • Take summer MCAT
  • Attend summer school, if necessary

College Year 4:

Fall Semester:

  • Complete supplementary application materials for schools applied to
  • Consultregularlywithprehealth advisor regarding:
    1. Completion of school-specific requirements for advisor/committee evaluation
    2. Status of application/admission process at medical schools applied to
  1. Continue participation in volunteer/paid medically related activities
  2. Interview at medical schools
  3. Continue review of medical education options
  4. Review financial aid planning process:
    1. AAMC Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools (FIRST) 
  • Successfully complete first-semester elective science and non-science coursework and other degree requirements
  • Ensure that prehealth advisor receives course directors’ evaluations

Spring Semester:

  • Make interim and final decisions about medical school choice
  • Immediately notify medical schools that you will not be attending
  • Ensure that all IRS forms are submitted as early as possible
  • Successfully complete second-semester elective science and non-science coursework and other degree requirements
  • GRADUATE!!!

Summer:

  • Prepare for medical school enrollment (purchase books, equipment, make living arrangements)
  • Relax and prepare for medical school
  1. Attend orientation programs and matriculate in to medical school