Applying to health profession programs is an involved process requiring attention to detail and the compilation of a number of materials. Before starting the application process, you should have reviewed the Self-Assessment Guide, explored the field, prepared academically and personally.

Pomona Process Applicant Timeline 2019-2020

We assist both students and alumni applying to health professions programs with a review of your application materials, access to a mock interview, and collection and submission of your letters of recommendations. Students and alumni within three years of graduation may also request a committee letter for medical and dental schools.

Fill out the Pre-Health Advising Intent to Apply form if you are planning to apply in Summer 2020 For Matriculation in Fall 2021. We will include you in our communications and provide you with detailed instructions on how to participate in The Pomona Process.

Here is an overview of the Pomona Process timeline for medical school.  Please download the Applicant Information Packet for further instructions.

Date Info Note

9/10/2019

or

9/12/2019

Applicant Kick-off Meeting @ SCC 201 Hart Room

or 

Virtual Webinar

Mandatory for all applicants. Webinar & Recording available for off-campus students and alumni
10/10/2019   Pre-Health Write-Ins @ Writing Center  Draft applicant profile and personal statement 
10/25/2019   Pre-Health Write-Ins @ Writing Center Revise applicant profile and personal statement 
11/1/2019 Application Materials Due: applicant profile, personal statement draft, unofficial transcript Applies to applicants requesting a committee letter only
11/2019 Preliminary Applicant Meeting: one-on-one meeting to access your candidacy This is a catered advising session to help you develop application strategy
12/2019-01/2020

Request Letters of Recommendation

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We will store letters of rec for you
1/24/2020   Pre-Health Write-Ins @ Writing Center Complete applicant profile and personal statement draft
1/30/2020 DUE: Finalized Applicant Profile materials and most recent transcripts Submit your profile to help the Committee develop interview questions that accurately reflect your competency
02/2020 Health Sciences Committee Interview: a practice interview and opportunity for the Health Sciences Committee to gain additional insight into an applicant’s candidacy Applies to applicants requesting a committee letter only.
02/28/2020 DUE: Minimum Three Letters of Recommendation Applies to applicants requesting a committee letter only.
03/2020 Deciding Where to Apply Meeting Webinar & Recording available for off-campus students and alumni
04/2020 How to Apply Meeting: Centralized Application Service Mandatory for all applicants. Webinar & Recordng available for off-campus students and alumni
04/31/2020 DUE: Re-applicant/Alumni Updates Applies to applicants requesting a committee letter only.
05/31/2020 DUE: All Letters of Recommendation  
05/2020-06/2020 Application Submissions to Health Professional program  
07/01/2020 Committee Letter Package Delivered