Prepare for Medical School

If you're considering becoming a doctor of osteopathic medicine, check out this page to learn about the steps you should take, the decisions to make and the tools you'll need to successfully get there. 

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Pre-Med Timeline for Undergrads

This timeline provides a comprehensive list of activities to help you prepare for medical school, starting with high school and continuing through four years of undergraduate college. 

Plan Ahead

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Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Programs

Many osteopathic medical schools offer post-baccalaureate premedical programs, with variations in degree offerings, duration and affiliation with the school’s medical programs.

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U.S. Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

Where would you like to attend osteopathic medical school? Start your selection process here.

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COM Recruiting Events 

Check out our calendar for upcoming osteopathic medical college (COM) recruiting events. Explore your options and meet with advisors and current medical students.

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