Professional Development



The 2013 MCAT Test Date Schedule has been released! 

You can find the complete schedule HERE.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

*Registration opens on February 12th. Be sure to register as early as possible!!*

The AAMC represents all 135 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medicals schools; approximately 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems. The objectives of the AAMC are to promote a healthy system of medical education, a healthy health-care workforce, and advance medical knowledge.

                              The AMCAS is the American Medical College Application Service offered by the AAMC. The AMCAS is a non-profit, centralized application service for first-year entering classes at participating U.S. medical schools. Most medical schools use the AMCAS as the primary method for accepting applications. The AMCAS website not only provides access to the actual Medical school application, but it also provides plenty of information on the general application and admissions process for medical schools.

The Boston University Pre-professional advising office students interested in a health-related profession advice on all issues relating to their professional goals, curriculum, admissions requirements, and the application process.

The BU Pre-professional advising office is an invaluable resource for all Boston University pre-health students. It has pre-medical academic advisers to help pre-health students make decisions about issues regarding their pre-professional studies. All students should attempt to meet with a pre-medical academic advisor at least once every semester. You can schedule an appointment with the pre-professional office via phone at 617-353-4866.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranking hospitals, which is located close to the Boston University Charles River campus. BWH offers a medical career exploration program for pre-health undergraduate students in Boston. This program spans over 9 months and requires 140 hours of volunteering. Students have a chance to shadow a physician and obtain a letter of recommendation. This is an excellent program to further explore your future career setting, while serving the community at the same time.

To enroll in the program, students mus be enrolled full time at a college or university in Boston, they must be able to commit 9 months and 140 hours of volunteer service, and attend a MC orientation. Students must sign up for orientation here. Please note that seats fill up fast, so sign up as soon as possible!

The current dates for MCEP Orientation are:

MCEP Orientations has been suspended until further notice

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