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Applying to medical school

How to apply to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Carefully read and follow instructions on the following pages:

“In the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, we want the heart, character, and passion of a student to drive the kind of physician they will be. We cultivate an environment in which students can flourish beyond expectations.”
—Danny Teraguchi, Ed.D., associate dean for student affairs

Resources to prepare you for medical school applications

  • Institutional fit worksheet
    Fill in the blanks in this worksheet to determine how your personal desires align with a medical school’s offering.
  • Tool for developing a well-rounded medical application
    Complete the worksheet to identify information to include in your medical school application.
  • Preprofessional advisors at your college or university
    Ask for course selection guidance and resources that will help prepare you to apply to medical school. Your best contact is the advisor at your undergraduate institution. You can also find an advisor through the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions. The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine does not have a premedical advisor available at this time.
  • Lists of prerequisite courses
    Identify required courses for admission to schools that interest you. Be sure you’re on track to complete the courses you need to be admitted.
  • Indicators used to evaluate medical school applicants
    For instance, the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine seeks specific attributes in applicants. Get to know the specifics.
  • Updated resume
    You’ll need a chronicle of your professional and service experience, as well as your education, when you complete applications.
  • Association of American Medical Colleges website
    It provides information for premedical students about the MCAT, applying to medical schools, fee assistance, and more.
  • Extracurricular activities and community engagement
    Pursue your interests with passion! Play an active role in serving your community.

Contact

Office of Admissions
509-358-7518
medicine.admissions@wsu.edu