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Pre-Med Flow Chart

There is not just one path into medical school.  Depending on their circumstances, students may matriculate into medical school via a traditional four-year route, accelerated programs, or they may opt to work or pursue higher education or work/volunteer experience before entering medical school. Here is a breakdown of four of the more common routes that students take into medical school.

    • Traditional Path

      Students meet with Pre-Med committee near end of Junior Year.

      Junior Pre-Med Seminar provides overview of application process.

    • Students meet with Pre-Med committee near end of Junior Year.

      Junior Pre-Med Seminar provides overview of application process.

    • LECOM Accelerated Path

      Apply to LECOM EAP prior to or during First Year at SFU.

      Students must maintain GPA, but do not take the MCAT.

    • Apply to LECOM EAP prior to or during First Year at SFU.

      Students must maintain GPA, but do not take the MCAT.

    • Pre-Med Masters Path

      Allows students to seek additional training before medical school.

      Post-bacc programs sometimes include additional MCAT prep.

    • Allows students to seek additional training before medical school.

      Post-bacc programs sometimes include additional MCAT prep.

    • Flow Chart Gap Year Banner

      A chance to enter the workforce before continuing with additional schooling.

      Allows students to focus more on MCAT prep and gain volunteer experience.

    • A chance to enter the workforce before continuing with additional schooling.

      Allows students to focus more on MCAT prep and gain volunteer experience.