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Post Bacc Committee Letter



The 2018-2019 Post Bacc Committee Letter application cycle is now open and will close February 1st.

Please be aware that Committee Letter Application submission closes on February 1st, but supporting documents may be submitted until March 15th, no exceptions.

Requirements for a Post Bacc Committee Letter:


You must be a student in the Post Bacc Program to qualify for a Post Bacc Committee Letter.
The Pre-Health Office does NOT provide Committee Letters to non-degree students.

First Step: You must attend a  Post-Bacc Committee Letter Workshop. If you have not attended you are not eligible to receive 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).
  • You must 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.
  • Verified 56 hours of Hunter College community service.
  • Maintain at least a 3.3 BCPM (Bio, Chem, Phys, Math) and cumulative GPA.
  • 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.
  • Submit 4 confidential letters of recommendation, on letterhead and signed:

1.   one letter from your Science Lecture or Lab instructor.
2.   one letter from Clinical Paid or Volunteer Position Supervisor
3.   one letter from Research Paid or Volunteer Position Supervisor
4.      one letter from Community Service Supervisor

  • Submit at least 5 science course evaluations.  All letters and evaluations must be in your file by March 15th of your application year. All letters must be on letterhead and signed.
  • 5 of the required 9 documents (2 letters of recommendation: one from a Hunter science (bio, chem or physics) faculty member, one from a clinical supervisor/doctor; and 3 course evaluations) must be submitted by February 1st. Additional letters and evaluations must be in your file by March 15th. No exceptions will be made.
  • Submit a letter of good standing from all institutions that you have attended (including e-Permit) no exceptions. Please be advised that if you have been dismissed from any program/institution, or if disciplinary action has been taken against you, you are not eligible for a Committee Letter.
  • For MD, DO, Veterinary applicants, you must have at least 6-12 months of research experience and you must provide a letter of recommendation from your PI (also strongly recommended for Dental students looking to gain an edge).


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