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  1. Review the Application Requirements
    • Create an account with the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) and review the application instructions.
      • AMCAS Application opens May 3.
      • The AMCAS deadline for Chicago Medical School is November 1 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
      • Early Decision Program (EDP) AMCAS applications must be received on or before August 1, 2022.
  2. Instructions
    • When we receive your completed and verified application from AMCAS, we will send a supplemental application. 
      • All supplemental materials, including the processing fee, are due on or before December 1 at 11:59 p.m. CST.
      • Early Decision Program (EDP) supplemental materials must be received on or before August 1 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.
    • It is recommended but not required that candidates complete the AAMC PREview exam. Information about the AAMC PREview exam, including preparation materials, test registration, requests for accommodations, and important dates and deadlines is available here:
    • All applicants are required to take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Applications and information about the test may be obtained from the website We recommend taking the Medical College Admission Test in the spring before you apply. We will consider scores on exams taken within the past three years. MCAT Scores that are over three years old from entering class will not be considered.
  3. Virtual Interview
    • Upon completion of a holistic review, selected students will be invited to participate in virtual interviews. The Chicago Medical School utilizes a Multiple Mini Interview format and while interviews will be held virtually, they will not be done asynchronously.
  4. Background Check
  5. Technical Standards

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Admissions and Enrollment:

Phone: 847-578-3204