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What is the application process for the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine?
The podiatric medicine application process is called AACPMAS and you complete the application online
, including your MCAT scores, transcripts, and letters of recommendation after your sophomore year. You must use DePaul’s Pre-Health Advising Committee (PAC).
Register with the PAC and state your intention of utilizing the "3+4"
option for podiatric medicine. You will need to notify the PAC
pre-podiatry advisor by the winter of your second year at DePaul in
order to participate in the PAC committee letter
An advising appointment with the PAC chair is required before you start
the process to ensure that you have completed sufficient DePaul
requirements and have a plan to complete all DePaul specific coursework.
What coursework will prepare me for the MCAT?
The MCAT covers material in prerequisite classes, including
general chemistry, organic chemistry, general biology, general physics,
and social science, taken during your first and second years at DePaul.
How do I know if a career in podiatric medicine is for me?
The HLTH 120 course “Careers in HealthCare” and the HLTH 201 course can
help you begin to understand the roles of various health care
professionals. You will want to register for the Pre-Health Program
at DePaul. By doing so, you will be invited to pre-health events
through the year, including visits by Rosalind Franklin’s College of
Health Professions faculty. Join a student organization, like the
pre-med club or pre-health career community, to help you to network with
students who have similar interests as your own.
What happens if I don’t get accepted into the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine?
In the event you are not accepted for early admission to the Dr.
William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine you are still a DePaul
student and should complete your bachelor’s degree at DePaul. You can
consider reapplying to the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric
Medicine or any other direction you might choose. Unsuccessful
applicants are encouraged to seek an exit interview with the Dr. William
M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine to discuss how you might
strengthen a future application.