Frequently Asked Questions
How are accepted applicants selected for this program?
The deans of the Office of Admissions will review all pre-entry program applications to determine which applicants will benefit the most from enhanced academic preparation and/or an early adjustment to medical school.
When will I be notified of my acceptance into the pre-entry program?
Mid to late February for applications that were submitted early; however, selection could occur as late as June. Our goal is to provide adequate time for you to make travel and housing arrangements. You will receive information from the McGovern Medical School regarding the schedule, etc.
What is the amount of the stipend for participating in this program?
$1,000 check will be issued to each participant after successful completion of the program.
Is the program held at Baylor College of Medicine?
No, Baylor has partnered with the The McGovern Medical School in Houston and the entire program is held at the McGovern Medical School which is located directly across the street from Baylor College of Medicine.
Will parking be paid for?
No, you are responsible for parking. The stipend is provided to help with this cost.
What is the time commitment for this program?
The entire program is four weeks long, Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Most days will end early.