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Preparing for Interviews and Offers of Admission


When should I expect to hear back from the vet schools?

Each school has its own protocol with regards to interviews. Typically, interviews for veterinary school take place in January. It is at the discretion of each school whether or not they notify you if you have not been selected for an interview.

Veterinary School Acceptance

When will vet school acceptances be announced?


The veterinary schools begins extending offers of acceptance no earlier than January 1, 2022 with decisions to be received no later than April 15, 2022.

Applicant Responsibilities During Admissions Process

Interview protocol, withdrawing an application, and enrollment.

Interview Protocol and Etiquette 

Applicants must respond promptly to all invitations for interview. In those instances, when an applicant cannot appear for a previously scheduled interview, the applicant is responsible for promptly notifying the school. The cancellation should be undertaken by telephone with the school, followed by an email. 


Withdrawing an Application 

Applicants who choose to withdraw from one or more schools must notify each school and TMDSAS in writing via internal message of their decision. Withdrawn applications can be reinstated by sending a message through the application internal messaging system until November 1, 2021. 

Administrative Withdrawals:
Applications will not be transmitted to member institutions without a residency determination. After November 1, 2021, applicants who have not resolved their residency in their applications within 30 days of being informed of the issues will be administratively withdrawn.

If an application has been held for any reason other than residency, after November 1, 2021, applicants who have not resolved issues in their applications within 30 days of being informed of the issues will be transmitted to the schools to which they’ve applied. 


Notifying Institutions of Intent to Enroll 

Applicants who have made a final decision on the school they plan to attend have the obligation to promptly withdraw their applications from all other schools.