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2021 Admissions Cycle Timeline

Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

 

May  2020
  • AMCAS applications available on-line
June  2020
July to December  2020
  • Secondary applications are sent, processed and screened

  • *July 31:  Latest MCAT scores for Early Decision Program (EDP) application

  • *As of 4/7/2020:
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JABSOM has extended the MCAT deadline for the Early Decision Program. The test must be taken by July 31, 2020.
August  2020
  • Invitations to interview begins

  • August 3:  AMCAS Early Decision Program (EDP) application and transcript deadline (11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time)
October  2020
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) available

  • *October 31:  MCAT latest test scores for 2021 application

  • *As of 4/17/2020:
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JABSOM has extended the MCAT deadline for the Regular MD Program. The test must be taken by October 31, 2020.
November  2020
  • November 2:  AMCAS Regular application deadline (11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time)

  • November 2:'Imi Ho'ola Post-Baccalaureate Program application deadline

  • November 16:  AMCAS Regular application transcript deadline (11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time)
December  2020
  • Deadline for secondary application & required materials
February  2021
  • Interview season concludes

  • February 12:  JABSOM deadline to complete all interviews

  • February 19:  "Plan to Enroll*" option becomes available for accepted applicants in AMCAS through the "Choose Your Medical School Tool"
March  2021
April  2021
  • 'Imi Ho'ola Post-Baccalaureate Program deadline to complete all interviews

  • April 15:  Accepted applicants must narrow their school selections down to three, as per AAMC acceptance protocols

  • April 30:  Deadline for all applicants to accept a single offer of MD admission to any institution.  If JABSOM is the first choice for an accepted applicant, they must select Plan to Enroll.

    • "Commit to Enroll**" option becomes available in AMCAS, through "Choose Your Medical School Tool" for accepted applicants who are ready to commit and withdraw all other applications (including waitlists).
May  2021
June  2021
  • June 7:  All accepted students to the entering 2021 class should now select "Commit to Enroll" in the AAMC Choose Your Medical School tool, in accordance with JABSOM's shared value of pono, "acting with forethought regarding right relationships, respect, and moral action."
July  2021
Appendix (for 2021 admissions cycle):
*Plan to Enroll: On February 19, 2021, accepted applicants can begin to select “Plan to Enroll” for their top medical school choice in the AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool. Applicants may hold waitlist positions at other schools and can continue to hold multiple acceptances until April 30th. We ask that you choose this action as early as possible if our school is your top choice.

**Commit to Enroll: On April 30, 2021, accepted applicants can begin to select “Commit to Enroll” when they are ready to make their final selection in the AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool. This indicates that you have withdrawn all other applications, including waitlist positions from other schools, and that you are committed to one final acceptance.

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