We are going into the archives to re-post this blog for those of you who are in the process of applying to professional schools.
You successfully applied to a range of medical or dental schools and now are anxiously waiting to be contacted about interviews and (hopefully!) acceptances to these schools. During this time, it is normal to feel anxious, worry that you have not provided enough information, or think that there is something else you can do to improve your chances. Maybe you are tired of family or friends asking, “have you heard yet?”
Here are common challenges and strategies to help you maintain your sanity and manage stress during this time:
- Is it okay to call or email the schools and ask for an application status update?
- Call only once. Curb your desire to call repeatedly. Sometimes schools feel like students put them on re-dial with the volume of individual calls!
- I want to update my application materials. Is this a good time to do it?
- Some schools accept updates…
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