Carnegie Mellon University

Utilize this guide to plan your courses, clinical experiences (shadowing, patient interaction), research, community service and leadership activities during your time at Carnegie Mellon. Work with Dr. D'Antonio to explore options when planning your schedule.

First-year

Summer

Sophomore

Summer

Junior

Summer


Senior

Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring

Download a Blank Timeline [pdf]

Generic Course Plan for Rising Junior MCAT & Rising Senior Applications

First-year

Summer

Sophomore

Summer


300-400 hours of MCAT Prep
Take the MCAT

in August or September

Junior

Summer



Senior

Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring

03-121


09-105
21-111

or

21-120


76-101

09-106


33-106

or

33-111


21-112

or

21-122

or

21-124

or

36-201

09-217


09-221
33-107

or

33-112


03-231*

or

03-232*


85-xxx*

09-222


42-202
09-218
03-231*

or

03-232*


85-xxx*

03-124 or

03-343

76-xxx


33-100

or

33-104

--------

Take MCAT in March, April or May

*optional this semester

Generic Course Plan for Rising Senior MCAT & Application in June after Graduation

First-year

Summer

Sophomore

Summer

Junior

Summer


300-400 hours of MCAT Prep
Take the MCAT in August or September

Senior

Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring

09-105


21-111

or

21-120


76-101

03-121


09-106
21-112

or

21-122

or

21-124

or

36-201

09-217


09-221
33-106

or

33-111

09-218


09-222
33-107

or

33-112

42-202


03-124

or

03-343


85-xxx*
Biochem*

76-xxx


33-100

or

33-104


85-xxx*
Biochem*
*optional this semester

Download a Blank Timeline [pdf]

Additional information regarding an Allopathic Medicine timeline

Generic Course Plan for Rising Junior MCAT & Rising Senior Applications

First-year

Summer

Sophomore

Summer


300-400 hours of MCAT Prep
Take the MCAT

in August or September

Junior

Summer



Senior

Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring

03-121


09-105
21-111

or

21-120


76-101

09-106


33-106

or

33-111


21-112

or

21-122

or

21-124

or

36-201

09-217


09-221
33-107

or

33-112


03-231*

or

03-232*


85-xxx*

09-222


42-202
09-218
03-231*

or

03-232*


85-xxx*

03-124 or

03-343

76-xxx


33-100

or

33-104

---------

Take MCAT in March, April or May

*optional this semester

Generic Course Plan for Rising Senior MCAT & Application in June after Graduation

First-year

Summer

Sophomore

Summer

Junior

Summer


300-400 hours of MCAT Prep
Take the MCAT in August or September

Senior

Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring
Fall
Spring

09-105


21-111

or

21-120


76-101

03-121


09-106
21-112

or

21-122

or

21-124

or

36-201

09-217


09-221
33-106

or

33-111

09-218


09-222
33-107

or

33-112

42-202


03-124

or

03-343


85-xxx*
Biochem*

76-xxx


33-100

or

33-104


85-xxx*
Biochem*
*optional this semester

Download a Blank Timeline [pdf]

See school-specific information and develop a personalized plan with Dr. D'Antonio. 

Additional information regarding a Dental Medicine timeline [pdf]

If you are interested in graduate programs such as Veterinary Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Public Health, please schedule a time to meet with Dr. D'Antonio to develop a personalized plan as the pre-requisite courses and entrance exams can vary widely within these degree programs.