PRE-PROFESSIONAL FORMS & SAMPLES
Applicant Checklist (internal process)
The Health Professions Committee Process formally presents you as a candidate to medical or dental school. This checklist outlines all of the steps that you will be taking as an applicant through the Health Professions Committee Process.
Sample Pre-Med/Pre-Health Resume
Pre-health students are encouraged to prepare a resume that, over time, includes experiences and activities pertaining to academic achievement, research, medically related experience, community service, and other extracurricular activities. Eventually, this will be utilized during the health professions school application process. For medical school applicants, this resume will be submitted along with the Health Professions Committee Application (HPCA). Make sure your resume is as complete and accurate as possible.
HPCA for Entry Year 2014
The Health Professions Committee Application is for students applying to enter medical school in the fall of 2014. All HPCAs are due by 4/1/13. You must also print out the Instructions for completing the HPCA.
Sample HPCA for Entry Year 2014
This sample Health Professions Committee Application shows an example of a completed HPCA. .
Master List of School for Entry Year 2014
Students applying to enter medical/dental school in the fall of 2014 need to submit this form to the office after completing and submitting their AMCAS/AADSAS/TMDSAS/AACOMAS applications.
veCollect Registration Form
This form is used by pre-health students to register and create a web-based account to collect letters of recommendation written on their behalf for eventual application to health professions schools.
veCollect Evaluator Instructions
This form is used to request letters of recommendation using the veCollect system. It provides your evaluators with information about the veCollect system, suggestions on what to cover in writing the recommendation, instructions for how to submit to veCollect, and options if the evaluator is unable or not willing to use veCollect. You are advised to brief all of your evaluators on the content, process, and options presented in this form. The use of veCollect does not require the use of the Recommendation Waiver Form listed below.
Recommendation Waiver Form (for non-users of veCollect)
This form is used in the situation when an evaluator is not willing to use veCollect to submit a letter of recommendation. It provides the evaluator with instructions on how to submit a paper recommendation to the Pre-Prof. Office, suggestions on what to cover in writing the recommendation, and the applicant’s option to waive his/her right to view the letter under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
Post-Bac/Masters Applicants WITH Committee Letter Recommendations Request Form
If you are an applicant to post-bac/master’s programs who has applied to medical schools with a Committee Letter but did not gain acceptance to any school, you will use this form. The Pre-Professional Office will send your entire Committee Packet (Committee Letter + letters of recommendation) to post-bac/master’s programs.
Post-Bac/Masters Applicants WITHOUT Committee Letter Recommendations Request Form
This form is used by applicants who are applying to post-bac/master’s programs to enhance their academic credentials before applying to medical school (and therefore do not yet have a Committee Letter) .
The Dean’s Report is one of three items required on file before the Pre-Law Advisor can complete one or more law school Dean’s Certification Forms. Completed Law Professions Questionnaires (below) and current JHU transcript are the other 2 requirements. The Dean’s Report is an internal document for use by this office only; Dean’s Certification Forms are external documents created and required by certain individual law schools at various stages of the application and admission process. Complete and forward the Dean’s Report to the Associate Dean of Students who will indicate whether you have an ethical or disciplinary violation of record with JHU. The Associate Dean will forward the completed Dean’s Report form to the Pre-Law Advisor who will complete and forward the Dean’s Certification Forms to the law school(s).
Law Professions Questionnaire Part 1
The Law Professions Questionnaires are designed to allow the Pre-Law Advisor to best advise pre-law students toward their career goals. All pre-law students to complete Law Professions Questionnaire Part 1 prior to their first appointment or soon thereafter.
Law Professions Questionnaire Part 2
The Law Professions Questionnaires are designed to allow the Pre-Law Advisor to best advise pre-law students toward their career goals. The Law Professions Questionnaire Part 2 is completed when the pre-law student is appllying to law schools. PLEASE NOTE: The Law Professions Questionnaire Part 2 is one of the 3 items required to complete a law school’s Dean’s Certification form.
Academic Major Codes
The two-letter Academic Major Codes are used when completing the Law Professions Questionnaire to enter academic majors and minors.
Executing and submitting this form acknowledges that items on file with this office are accurate, i.e., records submitted, including resumes and applications, have not been falsified.
Law Professions Recommendation Waiver Form
This form is used by a recommender when submitting a COPY of a letter of recommendation (LOR) for your file. The original LOR should be submitted to LSAC directly by the recommender, in conjunction with LSAC’s letter of recommendation form, located on the LSAC website: www.lsac.org. Copies of LOR are kept on file for reference and as a safety. This form also includes instructions for the recommender on items to cover in the LOR. Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the applicant has the right to waive his/her right to view the letter.
Advisor Recommendation Letter Request Form
This form is only used when an advisor has agreed to write a letter on your behalf for a particular school or program.
Uncovered Grades Request Form
This form is rarely used. First semester grades may only be uncovered if an official letter or email from the institution is forwarded directly to the Director of Pre-Professional Advising stating that you are precluded from consideration or your candidacy is critically harmed because of the covered grades. See an advisor in Pre-Professional Advising about this process.