The Advisor Newsletter from the Texas Health Education Service (TXHES) and the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS) provides updates and resources to support advisors for the health professions.

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In this newsletter, we'll focus on:
Outreach and Engagement:
New! What You Need to Know about Pre-Match Offers

As we quickly approach the TMDSAS Application Deadline for medical and dental applicants, we begin to look ahead to the next landmark in the admissions cycle.

Pre-Match Offers for Texas resident medical applicants begin on October 15 through January 31, but there are some things you need to know about the process and what it means for the TMDSAS Match.

How Pre-Match Works

New! Help Us Improve!

We've recently partnered with TAAHP to focus on improving the pre-health advisor experience.

Share your questions or concerns about the admissions process using the feedback form and the we will bring feedback from the TMDSAS member institutions in the next newsletter. 

We're excited to hear from you! If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know using the form below.

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Update: Welcome to the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine!

We are pleased to announce that the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine is now officially the newest addition to TMDSAS!

The TTU SVM began accepting applications on September 30 until their EY2021 deadline on December 21.

Read Press Release
Update: Here's How the EY2021 Numbers Compare to Other Years (October Update)
As we enter the final month of the EY2021 application cycle, it's clear that the extended application cycle was very much necessary for some applicants as the number of submissions continues to grow well beyond other cycles.
See Application by the Numbers
Connecting Schools and Empowering Applicants in Uncertain Times
The purpose of the Courage Session Live Q&A is to support students preparing to apply and offer member institutions an opportunity to address applicant questions. 

Watch recordings of past Courage Sessions on our Youtube Channel!

With all the impacts caused by COVID-19 in the 2021 cycle, we strive to ensure that each applicant is aware of changes to admissions test dates, the updates to the Application Handbook, and changes in application deadlines. These updates are outlined in our newsroom.

Upcoming Session

We're working on a special partnership with the Tour4Diversity to bring BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) physicians to share their experiences and offer advice to all aspiring healthcare professionals.

There will be two sessions: one made up of alumni from Texas medical schools and another with physicians who have worked or completed a residency in Texas.

Save the Dates!

  • November 18 - BIPOC in Medicine with Tour4Diversity 
  • November 19 - BIPOC in Medicine with Tour4Diversity

Have an idea for a Courage Session? Let us know!
Watch Courage Sessions
Questions about the Application? Ask TMDSAS Office Hours!
Not sure how to answer a question on the application? Trying to figure out what the next step is for submitting? 

Ask the TMDSAS Office Hours team in a live Q&A session held bi-weekly on the
TMDSAS Facebook page.
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TMDSAS EY 2021 Application Timeline & Upcoming Dates
October 15
Medical Schools Begin Extending:
  • Pre-Match Offers (Texas Residents only) through January 31
  • Offers of Admission (Non-Texas Residents only)
October 30
Application Deadline for Dental and Medical Applicants

November 15
Medical and Dental applicants' letters of evaluation should be post-marked by this date.

For all deadlines and important dates, visit the TMDSAS website.
Download the Timeline
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TMDSAS Non-Traditional Applicants
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About Texas Health Education Service

Texas Health Education Service amplifies TMDSAS' and JAMP'S mission to serve students, collegiate advisors, and professional schools in Texas by:

  • Providing students with accurate educational resources to enhance their preparation for a career in the health professions
  • Supporting efforts by advisors and professional schools to reach students and enrich the applicant pool
Our mailing address is:
P.O. Box 2175 | Austin, Texas 78768 | Phone: 512-499-4785 | Fax: 512-499-4786
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