Pre-Professional Students

A minimum overall GPA of 3.3 is required to be evaluated by the MEC and a science GPA of 3.5 or higher is recommended. In past years the average GPA of students accepted into LSU Medical School was 3.8.

Applying for Medical or Pre-professional Schools 

  • Make a folder to keep all your papers in order and in good condition.
  • Type your information
  • Make copies of all application materials before mailing them in case it is needed 
  • Notify those who are writing references for you at least one month ahead of time
  • Most Medical Schools want a recommendation letter from an institutional committee
  • If your overall GPA is 3.3 or higher and you want to be evaluated by Southeastern's Medical School Evaluation Committee (MEC) click on the big link to the "Application Materials" below.
  • Be aware of deadlines especially the online "Notice of Intent" 

For any questions or concerns, feel free to ask the Delta Omega Alpha officers or the Pre-Medical Advisor

 

Application Materials

 

Important Deadlines

1st week in May Submit online Notice of Intent
Attention: the 2014 deadline has passed!
The week after finals week in May (Deadline: Friday, May 23) Submit your complete application packet to the
pre-medical advisor (Room 303 Biology Building)
Late May Application packets are distributed to MEC committee members for review
Early June Individual one-on-one interviews
Mid June Interview with the full MEC committee
Late July Committee letters are written and ready for review by applicants
August 1st Letters are submitted to Medical Schools

 

 

Resources for Pre-professional Students

A suggested curriculum for pre-professional students
A self-assessment form  (copyright: University of Utah 2009-2010)
Personality Check: non-cognitive variables (high score = desirable personality traits)
AMCAS Instructions 2013
MCAT Schedule 2014
2014 Registration Deadline Schedule

 

MCAT Topics

2015 MCAT changes

 

DAT 2014

DAT Instructions 2014
DAT Information

 

Scholarships For Pre-Professional Students

William F. Sherman Memorial Scholarship (for seniors with financial need)

Major Kenneth E. Dyson Award (for Southeastern graduates accepted into medical or dental school)

 

Other Useful Links

List of Medical Schools Participating in AMCAS

The University of Queensland / Ochsner Medical School (Application Form)

Links to schools in the Carribean