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Application Handbook

How to use your TMDSAS Application Handbook

The handbook is a vital tool for current and prospective applicants to use as a guide when preparing for the TMDSAS application cycle. The handbook provides:

  • A step-by-step guide through the TMDSAS application
  • Instructions for all sections of the application
  • The application essay prompts
  • Application tips and important notices
  • TMDSAS Policies

We recommend that applicants read the handbook in its entirety before starting their application and use it as a companion when completing your application. The handbook is updated regularly - view update log.

Open Application Handbook

Handbook Updates


  • Added helpful link regarding transcripts (p.46)


  • Updated GRE information for veterinary applications
  • Updated MCAT deadline


  • AP Credit clarification.
  • Updated policies regarding changes post-submission.


  • Updated dead links in AP Course section.
  • Updated Course Types to match EY21 application.
  • Provided clarification on developmental courses.