Resubmitting Letter Packets
Re-Applicant Letter Packet Procedures
If you are re-applying to a professional school and the Pre-Health Advising Office previously “uploaded a letter packet” for you, the office will re-submit the letter packet for you upon request, if no changes or updates to the original letter packet have occurred. The Pre-Health Advising Office will only maintain student files for previous applicants (letter packets) for 5 years; after which they are destroyed.
If you are requesting updated letters or changes to your original letter packet, please submit the request to return letters form, so Ms. Pamela Tolbert can return them to your faculty and staff letter writers. Please note: Revised letters must be submitted directly to AMCAS, AACOMAS, or professional schools by the letter writers.
Using the Pre-Health Office to Submit Letter Packet to AMCAS
You will submit the office request form (*required Pre-Health Advising Office document) and the AMCAS Letter request form (available in your AMCAS application; May 2017) if you are applying to MD-granting institutions. You will list Pamela Tolbert, (Office Manager) as the contact person and select the "Letter Packet" option.
Using the Pre-Health Office to Submit Letter Packet to AACOMAS
If you are applying to Osteopathic medical schools; you will complete the office request form. You will also send an letter of recommendation request to email@example.com in the letters of recommendation section in AACOMAS. You will select the "Non-Committee Letter" option.
Using Interfolio to Submit Letter Packet
Please be aware that Interfolio (an online letter of recommendation document management service) is also an available option for your letter packet submission.
If you choose to have Interfolio submit your letters; you will submit a letter of recommendation request via Interfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org and mail the office request form (required Pre-Health Advising Office document) designating Interfolio to the office. This will ensure the fastest delivery to Interfolio. With an established Interfolio account, you can direct that your letter packet be submitted to AMCAS, ACCOMAS, or another application service or school for a delivery fee. Interfolio has 1-year, 3-year, and 5-year plans (for a fee) for maintaining your letters should they be required in the future.According to Interfolio, your letters will be maintained even if your account expires and you can renew your account any time. Refer to the web links below for additional information.
Cost of Using Interfolio
How to use Interfolio: