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Information for applicants invited for an interview

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Prospective Students FAQ

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Newly Admitted Students

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Current Students

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ADMISSIONS TIMELINE

Primary Application:
  Early Decision (August 1)
  June 1 – December 15
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Secondary Application and
Documentation:

  Early Decision: Sept. 1
  January 15
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Interviews: Sept - Feb
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Acceptances:
  Early decision (October 1)
  October 15 (rolling, thereafter)
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Deposit (to hold place): April 30
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Orientation Packet: June 1
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Orientation: July 31, 2015
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Registration: August 3, 2015
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Classes Begin: August 3, 2015

Selection Factors

Your Application

Recommendations for academic preparation for medical school

Tulane University School of Medicine attracts a large number of applicants each year. Because we desire to have applicants who balance humanism and academic rigor, we have consistently encouraged applicants to pursue a broad liberal arts education. In addition, we seek out applicants who have a wealth of life experiences. This requires a rigorous interdisciplinary pursuit of academics and of sciences and humanities. Applicants are highly encouraged to earn an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university by the time of matriculation. Because of the changes in the 2015 medical college admissions test (MCAT), suggested preparation will be modified to include the social sciences and psychology. Your undergraduate faculty and premed advisors know best which courses are likely to expose you to the appropriate subject matter.

For those who are applying in the 2014-2015 admissions cycle with anticipation of matriculation in the fall of 2015, the current academic recommendations will remain. These include the following:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Laboratory or Field Experiences
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Expository writing

For those who are planning to apply for the 2015-2016 admissions cycle with anticipation of matriculation during fall 2016 and beyond the academic expectations will change and will include more multidisciplinary course work in the areas of statistics, psychology, genetics, physics, sociology and expository writing across the humanities. Online courses will not suffice as a substitute for academic preparation at an accredited college or university.

 

 

 

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