Applying to Medical School


Online Resources

Find resources for pre-health students on the Health Professions Committee website and the Biomedical Studies Program website.

In particular, as you begin to prepare for medical school interviews, take a look at these resources:

  1. Review the U of MN Online Modules for Interview Prep, Personal Statements and Med School Prep
  2. Review Piper Center’s interviewing skills resources, found here:
  3. Be sure to check out these useful websites:

  4. You can even order the Interviewing for Health Professions Schools Brochure at It is very inexpensive and includes sample questions and a wide variety of quotes from admissions deans across the country.
  5. SCHEDULE A PRACTICE INTERVIEW: Once you’ve reviewed this preparatory information, log in to Ole Career Central and schedule an in-person practice interview with a staff member. Click on the Request a Coaching Appointment link form your homepage in Ole Career Central.

Additional valuable interview resources


The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has a wealth of resources about the medical school application process.  You can begin by watching a short video as it explains the process to apply to the majority of LCME accredited medical schools through the American Medical School Application Service (AMCAS) (  AAMC also has a detailed Instruction Manual ( that you can review.

You can always contact AMCAS from 9AM to 7PM ET via phone or email at 202 828 0950 or if you have further questions.

Piper Center Walk-In Assistance

Stop by the Piper Center in Tomson 270 with questions!  Piper Center Peer Advisors with pre-health experience will be on hand to provide walk-in assistance this fall:

  • Mondays 11:30-3
  • Tuesdays 12:30-2, 3-5
  • Thursdays 10-3
  • Fridays 11:30-1:30

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