This release authorizes AACOMAS to release your name and contact information to your selected programs before you submit your application. This allows them to send you information about their admissions process before you even complete your application.
This release allows AACOMAS to release information (including your GPA, the names of the osteopathic medicine programs to which you applied, and which program, if any, you matriculate into) to pre-health advisors at schools you previously attended. They will not see documentation such as transcripts or letters of evaluation.
Examples of alternate names include:
Birth names (if different from current legal name)
Nicknames (e.g., "Bob" for Robert, "Beth" for Elizabeth, etc.)
Alternate punctuation (e.g., your name appears with/without a hyphen or apostrophe)
Alternate spacing (e.g., your name appears with or without specific spaces)
Known misspellings (if a document contains a misspelling)
US Citizen: an individual who was born in the US or attained citizenship through naturalization.
Permanent US Resident: an individual who holds a Green Card and is permitted to permanently live and work in the US.
Temporary US Resident: an individual who is an alien – a nonimmigrant foreign national – who is approved to temporarily live in the US for a specific purpose (e.g., as a student), has a permanent residence abroad, and does not hold a Green Card.
Non-resident: an individual who is a nonimmigrant foreign national and who is permitted to travel in the US for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less.
None: an individual who has no US citizenship or visa (immigrant or nonimmigrant) status.
Contact the programs you wish to apply to for advice if you have a felony conviction or a criminal record. If you are uncertain of the status of a charge versus a conviction on your record, or if you are uncertain as to whether your offense was an infraction, misdemeanor, or a felony, contact the city, county, or state jurisdiction where the incident occurred.