TMDSAS: What It Is and How To Prepare


The Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service, TMDSAS, is the common application service for all state-funded medical, dental, and veterinary schools in Texas. Started in 1968 to serve schools of The University of Texas System, TMDSAS now provides services to professional schools across four university systems (The University of Texas System, Texas A&M System, Texas Tech System, and University of North Texas System).

As the centralized application processing service for all public medical, dental, and veterinary schools in the State of Texas, we simplify the application process for both the applicants and the participating schools by providing one standardized application. The applicants benefit by completing one application at an affordable, flat-rate price: $165.

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Tips for Writing a Convincing Personal Statement

convincing personal statement

The personal statement is the centerpiece of a medical school application. The space given, which varies from 5300 (AMCAS) to 5000 (TMDSAS) to 4500 (AACOMAS) characters, represents an opportunity to tell your “story” to the medical schools. The prompts in each application are similar:

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