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Pre-Health Advisory Committee (PAC)

Traditionally, many medical or dental programs across the country encourage a "committee letter" of evaluation. At OSU, this is known as the Pre-Health Advisory Committee (PAC) Interview and Letter of Evaluation service. While not required for a professional application, a PAC evaluation and letter is highly recommended for many professional school applications in medicine (specifically physician) or dentistry. 

Please plan accordingly for your appropriate application cycle for PAC consideration based-upon the eligibility requirements.

PAC Timeline (applications open in October, workshop in October, applications due in December, review process in January, interviews Feb. - May, letters sent out in July)

Eligibility Requirements

OSU students planning to apply to medical or dental school professional programs may apply for an interview and letter of evaluation through OSU's PAC process if they meet the following minimum requirements for consideration:  

  • Minimum of 50 hours of experience in a health-related setting
  • 3.0 minimum overall science GPA (BCPM: Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Math) 
  • 3.0 minimum: cumulative GPA
  • Completed a minimum of 24 semester credit hours at OSU 
  • Intend to apply for the 2022 summer application cycle/2023 program entry in medicine (specifically physician) or dentistry
Notes: If you do not meet all requirements, you will not be eligible for PAC interview consideration at this time. The PAC workshop live event is highly recommended. If you are unable to attend, a recording will be available on this website on 10.20.21.


PAC workshop Wed., Oct. 13th @ 12:30. Click for Zoom link


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