Third Year | Kent State University

Third Year

  • Continue to meet with your faculty/pre-health advisor at least once a semester to plan your degree progress and verify that you are completing all necessary medical school prerequisites
  • Verify that your coursework matches the desired prerequisite coursework for the schools you wish to attend; add additional courses as needed
  • Build shadowing experience; also attempt to gain experience working directly with patients, either in a work or volunteer setting
  • Apply to participate in a pre-medicine committee review, if applicable
  • Identify individuals to ask for letters of recommendation; these should come from faculty, pre-health advisor(s) and dentists familiar with your work ethic/ability
  • Continue to seek leadership positions in clubs/organizations on campus, as well as volunteering in your community
  • Schedule DAT for the summer before you plan to apply