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MD timeline

June

  •  AMCAS application opens.

August

  • Early Decision Program applicants must submit all documents by Aug. 1 for consideration.
  • Interview invitations sent.

September

  • MD interviews begin.

October

  • Early Decision Program applicants are notified.
  • Regular decision applicants are notified.

November

  •  Last month to take MCAT exams for consideration in the 2018 - 2019 application cycle.

December

  •  Deadline to submit completed AMCAS application is Dec. 15.

January

  • Geisinger Commonwealth Secondary Application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 15.

February

  • MD interviews conclude.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019: Plan to Enroll option becomes available via the AAMC student portal.

March       

  • Pre-matriculation portal made available to admitted students.
  • Accepted Students Day

April   

  • Deadline for accepted students to hold at multiple schools
  • Notifications for regular decision applicants and update on deferred status
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019: Commit to Enroll option becomes available via the AAMC student portal.

May

  •  Geisinger Commonwealth will consult its alternate list as needed. Students can be called from this list up until the first day of orientation.

June

  • Accepted students should complete their pre-matriculation requirements.

July

  • Deadline to submit all pre-matriculation materials is July 1.
  • Commit to enroll with withdrawal from other institutions required 21 days prior to matriculation.

August

  • Orientation and classes begin.

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