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    JAMP strongly recommends that you print out the following Section Overview as well as the Application Instructions so that you can refer to them while filling out the application.

    It is the applicant’s responsibility to read, understand and follow all instructions. Applicants must certify that they have read, understand, and agree to comply with JAMP instructions when submitting a JAMP application.

    The JAMP online application consists of multiple sections, each section must be saved individually. It is imperative that you save each page BEFORE moving to the next page. Information will be lost if you do not save each page.

    Following is a listing of the sections. Click on each section to learn more.

    APPLICATION STATUS
    This page indicates which sections are complet and the date completed.

    BACKGROUND INFO
    The University you are enrolled in must be your home institution at the time of application to the program. You must indicate the number of years you have lived in Texas.

    SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
    Disclosure of your social security number is requested for the purpose of identifying documents associated with your application. No statute or other authority requires that you disclose your social security number, but it is important in the awarding of scholarships and stipends.

    Indicate whether this is a US Social Security Number or a Canadian Social Insurance Number.

    Be sure that you enter these numbers correctly.

    QUESTIONS
    Personal Information:
    Contact Info : Demographic : Socioeconomic : Military Service : Family : Financial : Felonies and Misdemeanors

    Education:
    High School : Colleges Attended : Terms Attended : College Coursework : Planned Enrollment : Education History

    Employment and Activities:
    Academic Recognition : Leadership : Employment : Research Activities :
    Healthcare Activities : Community Service : Extracurricular & Leisure Activities

    Essays

    PROOF OF RESIDENCY

    SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
    Upload Photo : Letters of Evaluation

    CHRONOLOGY OF ACTIVITIES

    SUBMIT
    Certification

    * Important - Be sure to proofread your application thoroughly BEFORE submitting. Applications will be forwarded to the schools exactly as they are submitted.

    Questions: Personal Information

    CONTACT INFO

    *You may make revisions to this section any time during the application process.*

    LEGAL NAME
    Enter your first, middle and last names. You will also enter any salutations or prefixes associated with your name.

    OTHER NAMES
    If you prefer to be addressed by a different first name other than your legal first name, you will indicate that information in this section. 

    Also, if there are any other last names (i.e. maiden name) listed on your academic records than what you have already entered, you must indicate those names.

    EMAIL/PHONE
    Indicate your email address. If you need to change your email account, do so through the [My Account] link in the upper right-hand corner of the application.

    Provide the cell phone number where JAMP and/or admissions officers can contact you. If you do not have a cell phone, you will answer “No” to the question “Do you have a cell phone?”

    You will also provide your work phone number – if applicable.

    MAILING ADDRESS

    If your address changes at any time during the application process, login to your application and update your address. Keeping your address updated helps assure that you do not miss important information.

    • Address 1 - Enter your current mailing address. JAMP will use this address to send you any correspondence.
    • Address 2 - If needed, enter an apartment number or additional address information in this field. If not, leave this field blank.
    • City - Type the name of your city.
    • Country - Select your country from the pull down menu.
    • State - Select your state from the pull down menu.
    • County - Select your county from the pull down menu.
    • Zip Code or Postal Code - Enter your zip or postal code.
    • Phone number - Provide the phone number where JAMP can contact you.

    PERMANENT ADDRESS
    Enter your permanent address information if different from your Mailing Address. If your permanent address is the same as your mailing address, answer “Yes” to the question “Is your Mailing Address also your Permanent Address?” and the information will pre-populate from what you entered under Mailing Address.

    If your permanent address changes, login to your JAMP application account and update your address online.

    • Address 1 - Enter your Permanent Address.
    • Address 2 - If needed, enter an apartment number or additional address information in this field. If not, leave this field blank.
    • City - Type the name of your city.
    • Country - Select your country from the pull down menu.
    • State - Select your state from the pull down menu.
    • County - Select your county from the pull down menu.
    • Zip Code or Postal Code - Enter your zip or postal code.
    • Phone number - Provide the phone number for your permanent address.

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    DEMOGRAPHIC INFO

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    BIRTH INFORMATION

    • Date of Birth- Enter your date of birth - mm/dd/yyyy
    • City - Enter the city where you were born.
    • Country - Select the country in which you were born from the pull down menu.
    • State/Possession/Canadian Province - Select the state, possession or province in which you were born from the pull down menu.
    • County - Select the US county in which you were born from the pull down menu - if applicable.

    HOMETOWN
    The following questions refer to what you consider your "hometown".

    • City - Enter the name of the city that you consider your hometown.
    • Country - Select the country from the pull down menu.
    • State/Possession/Canadian Province - Select the state, possession or province from the pull down menu.
    • County - Select the US county of your hometown from the pull down menu - if applicable.
    • Approximate Population - Select the approximate population range of your hometown from the pull down menu.
    • Describe the Area - Select: Rural, Urban, Inner City, Suburban, Military or Government Installation or Other. Definitions are provided.
    • Primary language spoken at home - Select the primary language spoken at home from the pull down menu.

    GENDER
    Indicate whether you are male or female.

    ETHNICITY AND RACE
    The following questions are asked for federal and/or state reporting purposes. These questions are voluntary and applicants will not be at a disadvantage in the admissions process if they are not completed.

    The table below provides guideline for self-identification:

    Race or Ethnic Group Descriptions

    Hispanic or Latino

    A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

    Black/African American

    A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

    Asian

    A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam.

    American Indian or Alaskan Native

    A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community attachment.

    Applicants may be expected to provide official documentation/certification of active affiliation with a recognized tribe or reservation community.

    White/Caucasian

    A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East or North Africa.

    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

    A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.

    International

    A person who is not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and who is in this country on a temporary basis and does not have the right to remain indefinitely. A person who is PR pending (applied for permanent resident status but has not yet received permanent resident status) should be classified as international status until permanent residency has been granted.

    Note : A Non-Citizen who has been lawfully admitted for permanent residence is to be reported in the appropriate racial/ethnic categories along with United States citizens.

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    SOCIOECONOMIC INFO

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    The questions in this section ask:

    • Are you a member of the first generation in your family to apply to, attend or graduate from an undergraduate program?
    • Are you a member of the first generation in your family to apply to, attend or graduate from a graduate or professional program?
    • Are you a parent or guardian of dependent children?
    • What do you consider your primary language?
    • Are you bilingual or multilingual?

    You will also be asked several questions that pertain to the household in which you were raised or spent the majority of your life from birth to age 18. If you moved frequently during this time period, enter the information for the location you spent the majority of your childhood.

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    MILITARY SERVICE

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    You will answer questions concerning whether or not you have served in the United States military.

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    FAMILY INFO

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    You will enter information regarding your parents as well as any significant male and/or female figures in your life.

    You will indicate how many siblings you have.  You may include step-siblings if you choose.  You will then indicate the following for each of your siblings:

    • Age
    • Relationship – brother or sister
    • If they have ever attended college

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    FINANCIAL INFO

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    You will enter the percentage of your college expenses provided by family, spouse, academic scholarships, financial need-based scholarships, loans, employment, or other sources. The total percentage must add up to 100%.

    Instructions to obtain SAR Information:  
    Students must submit the Student Aid Reports (SAR) for the current and previous years.

    To obtain the required copies of the Student Aid Report (SAR) go to the Federal Financial Aid FAFSA website using the following link www.fafsa.ed.gov . When the page opens you should see sections numbered 1, 2 and 3.  Under section number 3 "FAFSA Follow-Up" click on the link labeled “View and print your Student Aid Report”. 

    The "Student Access" page will allow you to view and print your SAR. You will need to print a copy for both years.  After you enter your EFC information in your application you will need to submit the reports to your JAMP Faculty Director.

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    FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS

    You will indicate whether you are currently under charge or have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, or have you ever received a felony or misdemeanor deferred adjudication.

    You need NOT disclose information about any of the following:

    • you were arrested but not charged
    • you were arrested and charged, but the charges were dropped
    • you were arrested and charged, but found not guilty by a judge or jury
    • you were arrested and found guilty by a judge or jury, but the conviction was overturned on appeal
    •  you received an executive pardon
    •  a juvenile or criminal record that has been sealed or expunged. Failure to disclose information that is not in fact expunged or sealed may result in the applicant being denied admission
    • minor traffic violations

    After the date of submission of your TMDSAS application and prior to your medical school matriculation, if you are charged, convicted of, plead guilty, or no contest to a felony or misdemeanor crime, you must inform TMDSAS as well as the admissions office of each medical school to which you have applied. You must notify TMDSAS and each medical school within ten business days of the occurrence of the criminal charge or conviction. Failure to do so is grounds for rejection of your application, withdrawal of any offer of acceptance, dismissal after enrollment, or rescission of any degrees granted.

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    Questions: Education

    HIGH SCHOOL

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    Indicate how you completed your high school education: High School, GED or Home Schooled.

    HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
    Enter the country and state, if applicable, in which your high school is located.  Enter part of the high school name and then click [Search] to search for your high school.  From the search results, click on [Add School] next to the correct listing – doing so will pre-populate the following information:

    • High School Name
    • City
    • Zip Code
    • State
    • County

    If your high school was not found, you will need to add the school manually in the designated [High School Information] fields.

    Next, enter graduation month, graduation year, class size and class rank, if applicable, in the designated fields.

    GED
    For applicants who have received their GED certificate, please list the city, zip code, country and state where the certificate was awarded.  Enter the graduation month and graduation year the certificate was received.

    HOME SCHOOLED
    For applicants who were home schooled, please list the city, zip code, country and state where you home schooled (or received your diploma).  Enter the graduation month and graduation year.

    HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT AND CLASS RANK

    SAT AND/OR ACT RESULTS
    If you have taken either the SAT or ACT you must enter your score(s). JAMP requires either the SAT or ACT scores.

    Contact your college admissions office if you do not remember your score(s). Proof of scores must be submitted with the supporting documents. 

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    COLLEGES ATTENDED

    *You may make revisions to this section any time during the application process. You will be able to add new schools. *

    • List ALL undergraduate, colleges/ schools you have attended. You must also enter information about ALL schools you plan on attending between now and the completion of Fall 2012.
    • Failure to list all colleges and universities may delay processing of your application and may be considered a violation of your application certification statement.

    ADD COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

    Click on the [Add College or University] button.  Enter the country, state and a distinctive part of the college or university name and a list of matching institutions will appear.  Keep in mind that the less you type in the [College Name] field, the more results you will get back. Try just entering words that are unique to your college name. Click the [Search] button to obtain your search results.

    Select the correct institution and click [Select] to add the school to your list of Colleges Attended. This will fill in the required [Institution Information] fields for the college listing. 

    If your college was not found in the search, you will need to add the college manually.

    Enter attendance dates and degree information.  Majors and minors are listed alphabetically.  If your major/minor is not listed, select “Other” and enter your major/minor in the designated field.  Next, indicate if you were enrolled in an honors program at this school.  

    Click [Add College Attended] on the bottom left corner of the screen.  Continue to enter additional colleges and universities attended by clicking on the [Add College or University] link.  Once you have entered all schools, check the box that states: Click the checkbox if you have no more colleges to enter at this time.  Your colleges will not be saved to the database until you have checked this box and answered the additional questions that will display at that time, and clicked [Save ]or [Save and Continue].

    COLLEGES ATTENDED QUESTIONS

    Your home institution should be pre-populated and not other choices available in the pull down box. Click on "Save and Continue" to confirm home institution enrollment.

    TERMS ATTENDED

    *You may make revisions to this section any time during the application process. You will be able to add new terms attended. *

    Enter all terms in which you have taken course work at each school listed in the [Colleges Attended] section. 

    To add a term, click on [Add Term] button next to the institution for which you wish to add a term.  From the drop-down menu, select the year, term and whether or not the credits are reported in semester or quarter hours.  Click [Add This Term] to save.

    Once you have entered all terms, you MUST click [Save] or [Save and Continue] or your inputs will be lost.

    COLLEGE COURSEWORK

    *You may make revisions to this section any time during the application process. You will be able to add planned/future coursework. *

    IMPORTANT REMINDER
    You must list all coursework from every institution attended exactly as it appears on your official transcript(s).  Include information and corresponding grades for every course you have ever taken at any US, US overseas or Canadian institution, regardless of whether credit was earned. You should enter any planned or future coursework as well.

    Within each term, list the courses in the order in which they appear on the official transcript. Use a personal copy of your official transcript(s) to enter ALL of your college coursework attempted and earned (do not attempt to do this from memory).

    All courses that appear on your official transcript (s) and for which a grade and credit was ever assigned will be included in the JAMP GPA calculations, even if they are not included in the GPA calculations of the transcript-issuing school.  This includes, but is not limited to:

    • Courses that have been repeated
    • Courses that you failed, regardless of whether they have been repeated
    • Courses you took in high school for college credit that appear on a college transcript
    • Courses taken at American colleges overseas

    JAMP verifies your self-reported courses against your official transcript(s)

    ADDING COURSEWORK FOR A TERM
    Click on the [Add/Edit Coursework] link next to the term you want to enter coursework for.

    For each course, you will enter the following: Academic Status, Course Type, Prefix, Course Number, Course Area, Transcript Grade, Credit Hours, and Last Time Taken.  Click on [Add Course Information] to save the course. 

    You can continue to add, edit or delete courses to the term selected by clicking the [Add Course] button or the [Edit] link next to each course.

    When you have finished adding, updating, and deleting courses for each term, click on the [Done for this Term] button.

    Continue this process until you have added all coursework for all terms. Be sure to include future/planned coursework (indicate "Not Yet Reported" as the grade for planned coursework).

    When you have finished adding, updating and deleting courses for each term, click on the [Continue to Next Section] button to continue with the application.

    DEFINITIONS FOR COMPLETING [ADD A COURSE FOR A TERM]

    ACADEMIC STATUS
    Indicate your academic status for each course you enter. Refer to the table below for definitions.

    Academic Status

    PF: Pre-Freshman

    Any advanced placement, CLEP or dual credit courses that you received credit for BEFORE graduating from high school, i.e. while in high school.

    FR: Freshman

    Approximately 0 - 30 semester hours completed.

    SO: Sophomore

    Approximately 31 - 60 semester hours completed.

    JR: Junior

    Approximately 61 - 90 semester hours completed.

    SR: Senior

    Approximately 91 - completion of undergraduate degree.

    PB: Post-baccalaureate

    Courses taken after completion of the Bachelor’s degree including those for a subsequent Bachelor’s degree, but not while enrolled in a graduate degree program.  Includes graduate level course work not applied to a graduate degree.

    GR: Graduate

    Courses taken while enrolled in a graduate degree program.

    COURSE TYPE
    Indicate the course type for each course taken. Most courses will be labeled [Regular Class].

    Course types include:

    • Regular Class - Most courses will be designated [Regular Class]. This is a regular class taken in the classroom.
    • Distance Learning/Online Course - Indicate if the course you are entering was completed as an on-line, correspondence or other form of learning at a distance. Distance learning/online courses are considered for credit and grades earned are computed into the JAMP GPA.
    • Honors - An honors course is one taken as part of an undergraduate honors program, not a course for which you may have received academic honors.
    • Study Abroad - Indicate if you enrolled in courses at a foreign university as part of a Study Abroad program, and received credit for those courses on a U.S. or Canadian school transcript. Courses completed overseas that are not part of a Study Abroad program should be treated as foreign coursework and will not be included in the JAMP GPA computation.
    • Advanced Placement/CLEP - Indicate if you have received credits on your transcript from AP or CLEP examinations.  AP or CLEP credit is accepted only if the school granting the credit lists the specific course(s) and number of units granted per course on an official transcript. Lump sum credit is not accepted. If these do not appear on the transcript, an official letter from the registrar is required.  AP credit appearing on the transcript without subject or course names will be classified as non-science unless official documentation is received. If a letter grade is shown on the official transcript, the letter grade should be listed in the Grade column and will be included in your GPA calculations.  If a letter grade is not given on the official transcript or the course is indicated as being passed, then enter the semester hours and, under Grade column, select CR – credit.
    • International Baccalaureate - Indicate if you have received credits on your transcript for completion of an International Baccalaureate Program, an intensive pre-college curriculum sponsored by the International Baccalaureate Organization.
    • Credit by Institutional/Departmental Exam - Indicate if you have received credits on your transcript for successful completion of an institutional or departmental examination.
    • Audit - Any course you attended without attempting to earn credit.  No credit hours or grade will be assigned.
    • Developmental - Developmental courses will not count towards the GPA nor will they be calculated into the overall hours.
    • Dual Credit - College credit earned when a high school student is taking a college course for both high school and college credit.  If you took college courses while in high school and received only college credit, you should indicate this Course Type as [Regular Class].  The credit must appear on an official transcript from the college. Courses may be taken at the high school or at the college, but need to be listed on the application under the name of the college.

    PREFIX
    Enter the departmental prefix of the course as it appears on the transcript - for example, CHEM.

    COURSE NUMBER
    Enter the course number as it appears on the official transcript.

    COURSE NAME
    Enter the full course title as it appears on the official transcript. For example, General Chemistry I.

    COURSE AREA
    Indicate the course area from the drop-down menu for each course. Following are the subject areas and courses which qualify for each. For courses that are not listed, use your judgment – TMDSAS will determine correct course area during processing.

    Course Area Definitions

    Biology

    Anatomy & Physiology
    Bacteriology
    Biology
    Botany
    Cellular & Molecular Biology
    Cellular Physiology
    Ecology
    Entomology
    Genetics
    Herpetology
    Histology
    Immunology
    Microbiology
    Molecular Biology Ornithology
    Parasitology
    Pathophysiology
    Virology
    Zoology

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

    General Chemistry

    General Chemistry
    Analytical Chemistry
    Inorganic Chemistry
    Physical Chemistry
    Qualitative Analysis
    Quantitative Analysis

    Organic Chemistry

    Bio-Organic Chemistry
    Organic Chemistry

    Physics

    Electricity & Light
    Magnetism
    Mechanical Heat
    Physics
    Thermodynamics

    English

    Bible Literature
    Composition
    English
    Literature
    Poetry
    Rhetoric
    Theater Literature

    *Most English department courses

    Calculus or Statistics

    Bio statistics
    Calculus - must be taught by a Math or Physics Department
    Statistics (for science majors NOT for business)
    Business Calculus or any Pre-Calculus courses ARE NOT ACCEPTED

    Other Science

    Agricultural Science
    Astronomy
    Chiropractic
    Computer Science
    Dental Hygiene
    Electronics
    Emergency Med-Tech
    Engineering
    Epidemiology
    Geology
    Math (other than Calculus or Statistics)
    Medical Technology ONLY if in the Biology department
    Meteorology
    Neuroscience
    Nursing*
    Nutrition
    Occupational Therapy
    Pharmacy
    Physical Anthropology
    Physical Geography
    Physical Science
    Physical Therapy
    Physician Assistant
    Radiology
    Research seminars in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math
    Respiratory Therapy
    *For Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, and Public Health – determine whether a course is Other Science or Non-Science by title of the course.

    Non-Science

    Acting                                                                  
    Archeology                                                        
    Art                                                                         
    Astrology                                                            
    Behavioral Science                                         
    Bio ethics                                             
    Business
    Communications             
    Cultural Geography                                        
    Economics                                          
    Education                                                           
    Ethics                                                   
    First Aid                                                               
    Foreign Language                                             
    Forestry                                              
    Geography                                                        
    Government
    Health/Personal Hygiene
    History
    Humanities
    Kinesiology
    Law
    Logic
    Medical Terminology
    Military Science
    Music
    Philosophy
    Physical Education
    Political Science
    Psychology
    Public Health
    Public Speaking
    Religion
    Social Ethics

    TRANSCRIPT GRADE
    Record the grade as it appears on your official transcript. This can be a numeric grade or a letter grade, with or without a plus or minus sign.

    If narrative evaluations are used in your system in lieu of grades, list "Pass" if pass credit was awarded. Copies of narrative evaluations will be forwarded to your designated colleges.

    JAMP GRADE
    The JAMP grading system standardizes the way grades will be reported to your designated schools.  JAMP grades include: A, B, C, D, F, Credit, Pass, Quit, Fail, Incomplete and Not Yet Reported (to be used for future/planned coursework).

    The JAMP Grade is assigned a numeric value to calculate your grade point average.   As you enter your grades, the JAMP system will convert the grade to a JAMP Grade.

    SEMESTER HOURS
    Enter the number of semester or quarter hours for each course, including failures and withdrawals.   All entries must be made in semester or quarter hours.

    You can enter hours up to one decimal point – 00.0 

    Some institutions grant credits as course units.  Please convert these course units into semester or quarter hours as defined by your institution on the back of your transcript.

    Common Conversion Examples:

    Austin College 1 unit = 4 semester hours

    LAST TIME TAKEN
    Last Time Taken is asking “Was this the last time you took this course?”  Most coursework will be answered as [Yes].  Courses repeated for additional credit, but not for a better grade, such as physical education, chorus, or thesis/research are not considered a repeat and should be answered [Yes].

    Instances where you would answer [No]:

    1. If you withdrew and re-took or plan to take the course again. For the first time you took the course enter [No]. When retaken, enter [Yes].
    2. If you received a C, D, F, took a Pass/Fail or Credit/No-Credit course then re-took the course for a better grade, enter [No] for the first time taken and enter [Yes] for the last time taken.
    Last Time Taken Help

    Course was taken and passed

    Enter [Yes] for Last Time Taken.

    Course was taken and grade received was C, D, F, Fail or No-Credit and class was retaken for a higher grade

    Enter [No] for first time the course was taken (with the low grade).

    Enter [Yes] for the last time the course was taken (with the higher grade).

    MILITARY CREDIT
    Individuals in the US Armed Services frequently receive credit for special courses that they have taken while in service. These courses are considered post-secondary, but do not appear on a college transcript. In other situations, information about these courses may be posted to something called a “SMART” transcript (SMART stands for Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript – official document colleges and universities can use to evaluate an applicant’s experiences to determine if they want to award college credit.)  JAMP does not consider these courses to be college courses and they should not be added to the application.

    In certain situations, colleges/universities may award academic credit for these same military courses, or for experiences gained during military service.  Such credit is usually considered “life experience credit” and is awarded as credit hours towards the completion of a degree.  In situations such as this, the applicant should indicate the credit hours on the JAMP application, under the college/university granting the credit.  Only the credit hours actually awarded by the college/university should be included in the JAMP application.  

    You can submit your SMART transcript to JAMP and we will forward it to the medical schools for their review.

    TRANSCRIPTS
    You must submit sealed official transcripts accompanied by a JAMP Transcript Request Form directly to JAMP.  One official transcript is required from every regionally accredited US, US Territorial or Canadian college attended. Copies or faxes are not accepted.

    This includes:

    • Colleges through which you earned dual credit coursework while in high school
    • Colleges through which you earned credit that was then transferred to your home institution

    While JAMP will accept transcripts that are not attached to a JAMP Transcript Request Form, JAMP is not responsible for transcripts that cannot be matched to your application due to the absence of a JAMP Transcript Request Form.  You are strongly encouraged to utilize these forms.  Be sure to inform the registrars that this form should be attached to the transcript when it is sent to JAMP.

    JAMP recommends that you obtain a personal copy of each transcript for your records to help you properly complete the [College Coursework] section of your application.

    It is your responsibility to verify and ensure that JAMP has received all of your official transcripts. Check the status of your transcripts regularly by logging into your application and viewing the [Application Status] page.

    Transcript Request Form

    1. 1. Complete the [Colleges Attended] section of the application.
    2. 2. Download the JAMP Transcript Request Form.
    3. 3. Fill out the PDF and print it out OR print it and fill it out by hand.
    4. 4. Deliver completed form to registrar at each college attended.
    5. 5. Be sure to advise the Registrar’s office to enclose the Transcript Request Form with your official sealed transcript and mail it directly to JAMP.  Transcripts that are not accompanied by the Transcript Request Form can result in a delay in processing the document.
    6. 6. All college transcripts must be received by October 15 for your application to be considered.

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    Questions: Employment & Activities

    *You will not be able to make any changes to these sections once you have submitted your application.  Review your entries carefully before submitting*

    If you have activities that fit into more than one of the categories below, you should list the activity in each category. We recommend that you list activities in multiple categories if they fit the criteria in more than one category.

    ACADEMIC RECOGNITION

    List academic honors, awards and other recognitions received in high school or after graduation from high school to the present. Under the [Select Timeframe] select "High School" for activities before graduation. For activities after graduation from high school select "After High School". Indicate the Award Title, date received, city, country, state and a brief description of the award.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add An Award] link.

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    LEADERSHIP

    List any leadership roles or positions of responsibility held in high school or after graduation from high school to the present. Under the [Select Timeframe] select "High School" for activities before graduation. For activities after graduation from high school select "After High School".  Indicate the Role Title, start date, end date, city, country, state and a brief description of the position.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add a Leadership Role] link.

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    EMPLOYMENT

    List all jobs (paid work experience) held since graduating from high school to the present, including military service.  Indicate the employer, job title, when the job was held, start date, end date, city, hours worked per week, country, state and a brief description of the job.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add an Employment Activity] link.

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    RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

    List any significant research activities (paid or volunteer) you have participated in high school or after graduation from high school to the present. Under the [Select Timeframe] select "High School" for activities before graduation. For activities after graduation from high school select "After High School".  Indicate the Research Activity Name, start date, end date, city, approximate hours worked per week, total cumulative hours, country, state and a brief description of the research.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add a Research Activity] link.

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    HEALTHCARE ACTIVITIES

    List any healthcare related community service, volunteer, employment OR shadowing experience you have participated in high school or after graduation from high school to the present. Under the [Select Timeframe] select "High School" for activities before graduation. For activities after graduation from high school select "After High School".  Indicate the Activity Name, start date, end date, city, hours worked per week, total cumulative hours, country, state and a brief description of the activity.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add a Healthcare Activity] link.

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    COMMUNITY SERVICE

    List any non-healthcare related community service or volunteer activities you have participated in high school or after graduation from high school to the present. Under the [Select Timeframe] select "High School" for activities before graduation. For activities after graduation from high school select "After High School".  Indicate the Activity Name, start date, end date, city, approximate hours per week, total cumulative hours, country, state and a brief description of the activity.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add a Community Service Activity] link.

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    EXTRACURRICULAR & LEISURE ACTIVITIES

    List any significant extracurricular, leisure activities or hobbies you have participated in high school or after graduation from high school to the present. Under the [Select Timeframe] select "High School" for activities before graduation. For activities after graduation from high school select "After High School".  Indicate the Type of Activity, start date, end date, city, approximate hours per month, total cumulative hours, country, state and a brief description of the activity.  Click on [Save] to save the record.

    Additional records can be added by clicking the [Add an Extracurricular/Leisure Activity] link.

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    Essays

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    It is important that you proof your essays thoroughly AFTER saving. Your essays will be sent to the schools exactly as they appear. JAMP will NOT contact you about incomplete essays or margin cut-offs. You will not be given the opportunity to correct any grammatical or typographical errors in your essays once your application has been submitted to JAMP.

    The medical schools are aware of essay writing services and are seeking your personal expression.

    PERSONAL STATEMENT

    The personal essay asks you to explain your motivation to seek a career in medicine. Be sure to include the value of your experiences that prepare you to be a physician. 

    The essay is limited to 5000 characters, including spaces.

    OPTIONAL ESSAYS

    The optional essays are an opportunity to provide the admissions committee(s) with a broader picture of who you are as an applicant.  The essays are optional; however, you are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.

    1. Optional Essay: Unique Experience
      Briefly state any unique circumstances or life experiences that are relevant to your application.   This is not an area to continue your essay or reiterate what you have previously stated - this area is provided to address any issues which have not previously been addressed. 

      This essay is limited to 2500 characters, including spaces.
    2. Optional Essay: Personal Characteristics
      Describe any personal characteristics and/or important or challenging experiences you have had that will contribute to the diversity (broadly defined) of/ or provide educational benefits to the student body.

      This essay is limited to 2500 characters, including spaces.

    Proof of Residency

    *You will not be able to make any changes to this section once you have submitted your application. Review your entries carefully before submitting.*

    This section contains questions regarding your citizenship, state of legal residence, etc.  These questions will determine whether you are classified as a Texas resident or a non-resident. 

    Applicants who are not US citizens MUST provide JAMP with a copy of both sides of their Permanent Resident card or Visa stamp in their passport.  An application will NOT be processed without this documentation.  The documentation can be uploaded directly to the application or mailed to JAMP.

    A non-US citizen must indicate his/her country of citizenship and complete the required information regarding his/her Visa.  If your Permanent Resident card has no expiration date, enter the expiration date as ten years from the issue date.

    Supporting Documents

    *You will be able to make changes to this section once you have submitted your application.  You will be able to add or remove planned test dates.*

    UPLOAD PHOTO

    As part of your application, you are required to upload a digital photo of yourself.  It must be smaller than 100 KB and be in one of the following file formats: jpg, gif, png or bmp. 

    If you don’t have access to a digital photo of yourself, many print shops such as Kinko’s can provide you with one.

    LETTERS OF EVALUATION

    An applicant is required to submit TWO letters of evaluation.
    These letters must be from the following individuals:

    • JAMP Faculty Director (Required)
    • University Faculty
      (Letters of evaluation from a source other than indicated above must be approved by your JAMP Faculty Director)

    Certification & Submit

    CERTIFICATION

    In order to submit your application, you are required to certify several statements. Your certification of these statements serves the same purpose as a legal signature, and is binding. Once saved select "Continue".

    SUBMIT

    Only completed applications can be submited. The Section Status page will indicate which sections are completed. If all sections are completed a "Submit My Application" button will appear at the bottom of the page. If all sections are not completed, you must return to that section and complete it before a submit button will appear.

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