Along with holding responsibilities as CEO of Consonance Capital, a firm he founded, Mitchell Blutt serves as a professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. Mitchell Blutt has maintained this latter position for more than 25 years. He also serves on the Weill Cornell Dean’s Council.
When applying to Weill Cornell Medial College, many individuals often have questions regarding the curriculum and admissions process. What follows are answers to some of the most common questions from applicants.
What is the general curriculum like?
During the first two years at Weill Cornell Medical College, students work to complete a set of basic science courses. Once complete, students transition to learning clinical skills in the third year and completing clinical requirements and electives in the fourth year.
What are the selection criteria?
All sorts of factors are considered when admissions officers are deciding whom to accept. The most important factors, however, include letters of evaluation, MCAT scores, and the completion of premedical curriculum at an applicant’s undergraduate institution.
What is the standard time between submitting a complete application and hearing back with a decision?
There is no absolute standard for the time between application submission and a decision. Though applications begin to be considered as soon as they are fully submitted, decision time may be anywhere from three weeks to several months, depending on the applicant’s credentials.