Should I apply if my GPA falls slightly below the minimum requirements?
Students who have a GPA that is slightly lower than 2.5 (Freshmen and Sophomores) or 2.8 (for Juniors and Seniors), but have demonstrated a strong interest in Medical profession, are encouraged to apply.
Can I participate if I am a community college student?
Community college students are eligible for the program if they have not exceeded 60 earned college credits.
Can I participate in PREP if I am a junior or senior in college?
Can I participate in PREP more than once?
Students can only participate in the program once.
How many students are accepted into the program each year?
Maximum of 30 Students are accepted to participate every summer.
Will PREP help me prepare for the MCAT, or other standardized admissions test?
PREP's curriculum covers MCAT components and general test taking skills.
Do I need to send official transcripts?
Unofficial transcripts are accepted during the application process. Only admitted students are required to send official transcipts.
I am a freshman and have not received my grades yet. Can I submit my high school transcript?
High school transcripts are not accepted. If you are a freshman and you have not received your first semester grades, please allow them to be finalized before you submit your transcripts / complete your application.
If I applied to PREP last year, do I need to submit my transcripts again for PREP?
Yes. PREP requires current transcripts for each application year.
Although I have attended several colleges, all of my coursework appears on my transcript from my current college. Do I still need to send transcripts from all of my previous colleges?
Yes. An official transcript is required from each U.S., U.S. territorial, and Canadian institution at which you have attempted coursework.
Is housing provided for PREP
Housing is not provided in PREP. Students are responsible in securing their own housing. A list of potential places and website that PREP students in the past have used to secure housing will be emailed to all admitted students during their on-boarding process.
Can I call to obtain information regarding the application status of my son/daughter?
We will only communicate with the student about their application.
What are the technical requirements for the application?
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I cannot view the application materials. Do I need to purchase special software to view and print these forms?
You can download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader for free to access the editable PDF forms.