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Post Bacc Committee Letter



2019–2020 Application Cycle

The 2019-2020 Post Bacc Committee Letter Application Cycle will open on October 1, 2018 and will close February 1st, 2019. The Hunter College Committee Letter Application along with all supporting letters of recommendations and evaluations must be submitted no later than February 1, 2019.

Please plan to attend a Post-Bacc Committee Letter Workshop (date to be determined). There will be one in-person workshop scheduled in late fall in the evening and a recorded version available on Blackboard during winter break. If you do NOT attend a Committee Letter Workshop you will be ineligible to receive a Post-Bacc Committee Letter. ONLY students applying in the current 2019-2020 application cycle should attend this workshop.


Requirements for a Post Bacc Committee Letter:

To qualify for a Post Bacc Committee Letter you are required to:

  • Attend a mandatory Post Bacc Committee Letter Application Workshop.
  • Maintain an active Pre-Health file for at least 1 academic year before applying for a Post Bacc Committee Letter.
  • Be an active Pre-Health student (meet with a Pre-Health advisor at least once per semester).
  • Attend 2 Pre-Health events per semester while enrolled at Hunter (you must check in at the beginning of the event to have your attendance certified).
  • Have 56 verified hours of Hunter College community service.
  • Maintain at least a 3.3 term and cumulative science and mathematics GPA: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics (BCPM).
  • Complete at least 38 credits of Math and Science at Hunter.
  • Release MCAT, DAT or GRE test scores to Hunter College.
  • Take your Admission Exam no later than June 6, 2018.
  • Score: MCAT:512 (ALLOPATHIC); MCAT:507 (DO); DAT: 21; GRE: 315.
  • Scores below the stated minimum qualify candidates for a Letter Packet.
  1. 8-10 course evaluations- You must have at least 3 course evaluations from science courses (one from Biology, one from Chemistry, and one from Physics preferred).
  2. 6 letters of recommendation- You must have one letter from a Hunter science (biology, chemistry or physics) faculty member, one letter from a clinical supervisor/doctor and, one from a research supervisor.
  3. The 8-10 course evaluations and 6 letters of recommendation must all be submitted by February 1st, 2019.

Committee Letter Application Timeline

October 1st

2019-2020 Committee Letter Application Cycle begins

February 1st

The minimum 14-16 documents- 6 letter of recommendation and 8-10 course evaluations needed to qualify for the Committee Letter

5 letters of recommendation to qualify for a Letter Packet MUST be in your file by February 1st, 2019

February 1st

The deadline to apply for a Committee Letter or a Letter Packet is February 1st

June 5th

Latest date to take MCAT, DAT, OAT and GRE to receive a Committee Letter.




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