Route 2: Applying to Medical School
Applying to Allopathic Medical Schools
You should start actively thinking about the application process during your junior year of college. The following "to-do" list is presented in approximate chronological order, beginning with the MCAT (typically April of your junior year). Click on each link for more information:
Applying to Osteopathic Medical Schools
Osteopathic Physicians (D.O.s) are very similar to M.Ds, with a distinct philosophy that emphasizes wellness and disease prevention, as well as spinal manipulation techniques. Ostopathic Medicine has its own application service, but the process is almost identical, so the considerations listed above will help.
For further information on this important branch of the health profession, visit the