If you have already applied to medical or dental school with a Committee Letter from the Hamilton Health Professions Advisory Committee, please do the following:
By March 1 of the application year:

Submit a new Declaration of Intent (along with the Release of Information and Confidentiality Waiver)

By May 1 of the application year:

1-2 new letters of recommendation. For new evaluators, open your existing account in veCollect, create new letter records, and generate letter requests. Also, make sure existing letters are updated

Submit the following to hpa@hamilton.edu with the email title "Update for Lastname, First Name"

  • Updated Resume
  • A Word/Google doc that lists and explains everything you have done since your last application to strengthen your candidacy (e.g. work and volunteer experiences, MCAT/DAT re-takes, additional coursework.)
  • A new personal statement – admission committees will expect it to be substantially different from your previous statement.
  • Any new transcripts.
By June 15 of the application year:

Schedule a brief “interview” with Courtney Hance to provide an update on your experiences, growth, and accomplishments since your last application.

Based on all of the new information provided, an addendum will be written and added to your original committee letter, and any new/updated letters of recommendation will be added or exchanged. At the discretion of the Health Professions Advisor, your candidacy may be re-presented to the Health Professions Advisory Committee for re-evaluation.

Letters will be uploaded when you submit your application.


Contact Name

Courtney Hance

Director of Health Professions Advising

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