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Guaranteed Interview Agreements

The Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences currently enjoys guaranteed interview agreements with several colleges and universities. The agreements listed below outline the required benchmarks necessary to obtain a guaranteed interview. They are open to current Master's students of the GSBMS as well as graduates of GSBMS Master's programs. Final admission to any of these professional programs resides with the admissions office of that institution.

  1. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) and the School of Medicine (SOM) at New York Medical College, students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the New York Medical College School of Medicine will be guaranteed an interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the NYMC SOM following the normal procedures specified by the NYMC SOM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • MCAT and GPA thresholds:
      • MCAT ≥ 506
      • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (at the completion of Block I OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire course of study)
      • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master's course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by NYMC SOM.

  2. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM), students in the two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) will be guaranteed an interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the TCDM following the normal procedures specified by the TCDM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • DAT and GPA thresholds:
      • DAT ≥ 20 (Overall Academic Average)
      • Two-year Master’s students must achieve a graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master’s course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by TCDM.
    • A supportive recommendation from the Graduate Program Director will be taken into consideration when determining interview eligibility.

  3. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM), students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) will be offered a guaranteed interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the NYCPM following the normal procedures specified by the NYCPM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • MCAT and GPA thresholds:
      • MCAT ≥ 500
      • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (at the completion of Block I OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire course of study)
      • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master's course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by NYCPM.
    • A supportive recommendation from the Graduate Program Director will be taken into consideration when determining interview eligibility.