2021 Applicants: Instructions for Requesting Your Letter Packet

UPDATE: In light of the disruptions to people’s lives caused by the COVD-19 pandemic, we are extending the deadline for letters of recommendation to June 15, 2020 11:59PM EST. It is your responsibility to confirm that we have received all of your letters before you request that we submit your Letter Packet. You may check on your letters by emailing us at preprof@bu.edu

In order to qualify for a Letter Packet, you must have submitted a 2021 Portfolio of Accomplishments and Reflections. The Portfolio of Accomplishments and Reflections was due on January 3, 2020. For applicants who are in the current 2020 cycle and wish to receive a Letter Packet for the 2021 cycle, please contact preprof@bu.edu for additional information.

Instructions on how to request a Letter Packet from the Preprofessional Advising office can be found on the 2021 Applicants to Professional School Blackboard website.

You must complete an electronic Transmission Form for each centralized application service or program including:

  • Allopathic Medical Schools Participating in AMCAS
  • Osteopathic Medical Schools
  • International Medical Schools
  • Dental Schools
  • Health Profession Schools Participating in TMDSAS
  • Scholarship Programs for Health Profession Schools

You must use the electronic Transmission Form to request that the Preprofessional Advising Office submit a Letter Packet to the certain central application services of health profession schools and health-related scholarship programs listed above.