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Action Plan Time Table

Academic StandingFall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring QuarterSummer Quarter
Freshman
  • Decide the major
    (see Career Counselor in Career Center)
  • Stay focused and study
  • Familiar with the system
  • Study
  • Study
  • study
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Clubs or Student Organizations
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • See Pre-prof. advisor
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Summer programs
Sophomore
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Take prep courses (MCAT/DAT/PCAT)
  • See Pre-prof. advisor
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Take prep courses (MCAT)
  • Summer programs
  • Take MCAT (Aug)
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
Junior
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Get to know your professors for letters of references
  • Study MCAT /DAT /PCA
    (if retake)
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Get to know your professors for letters of references
  • Study MCAT /DAT /PCAT
    (if retake)
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Get letters of recommendations (before June, request in early May)
  • Applications/Personal Statements (June)
  • Study MCAT /DAT /PCA
    (if retake)
  • See Pre-prof. advisor
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Summer programs
  • Retake MCAT (April/Aug)
  • Complete secondary
Senior
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Interview
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Interview
  • Decisions