Primary & Secondary Application
What are the components of the primary and secondary applications?
Hi Sierra. A lot of this information if available at www.AAMC.org. in brief, there is a common application (AMCAS) that includes background information, GPA (in a very specific format), activities, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement (see https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/applying-medical-school-process/applying-medical-school-amcas/how-apply-med-school-amcas/). Once you've submitted AMCAS, the schools who are interested in you will send you secondaries that range from asking basic information to up to seven short essays, and all of the have associated fees.
I hope this is helpful.
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