Forms: Pre-Health and Pre-Law


Word Document: veCollect (Rec Ltr Collection Service) Registration Form
This form is used by pre-health students to register and create a web-based account to collect letters of recommendation written on their behalf for eventual application to health professions schools. For further instructions, read the Word Document: veCollect Information Sheet and reference PDF Document: Guide Two: Letters of Recommendation and the veCollect Letter System.

Word Document: veCollect (Rec Ltr Collection Service) Evaluator Instructions
This form is used to request letters of recommendation using the veCollect system. It provides your evaluators with information about the veCollect system, suggestions on what to cover in writing the recommendation, instructions for how to submit to veCollect, and options if the evaluator is unable or not willing to use veCollect. You are advised to brief all of your evaluators on the content, process, and options presented in this form. The use of veCollect does not require the use of the Recommendation Waiver Form listed below.

Word Document: Recommendation Waiver Form (for non-users of veCollect)
This form is used in the situation when an evaluator is not willing to use veCollect to submit a letter of recommendation. It provides the evaluator with instructions on how to submit a paper recommendation to the Pre-Prof. Office, suggestions on what to cover in writing the recommendation, and the applicant’s option to waive his/her right to view the letter under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

Word Document: Post-Bac/Masters Applicants WITH Committee Letter Recommendations Request Form

Applicants to postbac/master’s programs WITH a Committee Letter: As always, if an applicant is applying to postbac/master’s programs and already has a Committee Letter on file with our office, but delayed their application or was not accepted to any medical school, they will complete Word Document: the form on our website to formally request that their Committee Letter be transmitted to those programs. Administrative coordinators will transmit the entire Committee Letter Packet (Committee Letter + letters of evaluation) to the postbac/master’s programs of the applicant’s choice.

Applicants to postbac/master’s programs WITHOUT a Committee Letter in most cases will request that letter writers submit letters individually to each program. However, if the applicant already has letters stored in veCollect, they may contact their administrative coordinator to request that those letters be transmitted to postbac programs. A form on our website provides instructions for how to request transmission of veCollect letters when applicants to postbac/master’s programs do not have a Committee Letter.

Word Document: Pre-Health Advisor Letter of Recommendation Form
This form is only used when the pre-health advisor has agreed to write a letter on your behalf for a particular school or program.


Word Document: Dean’s Report
The Dean’s Report is one of three items required on file before the Pre-Law Advisor can complete one or more law school Dean’s Certification Forms. Completed Law Professions Questionnaires (below) and current JHU transcript are the other 2 requirements. The Dean’s Report is an internal document for use by this office only; Dean’s Certification Forms are external documents created and required by certain individual law schools at various stages of the application and admission process. Complete and forward the Dean’s Report to the Associate Dean of Students who will indicate whether you have an ethical or disciplinary violation of record with JHU. The Associate Dean will forward the completed Dean’s Report form to the Pre-Law Advisor who will complete and forward the Dean’s Certification Forms to the law school(s).

PDF Document: Law Professions Questionnaire
The Law Professions Questionnaire is are designed to allow the Pre-Law Advisor to best advise pre-law students toward their career goals. All pre-law students should complete the Law Professions Questionnaire prior to their first appointment or soon thereafter.



Word Document: Uncovered Grades Request Form
First semester grades may only be uncovered if an official letter or email from the institution is forwarded directly to the Director of Pre-Professional Advising stating that you are precluded from consideration or your candidacy is critically harmed because of the covered grades. See an advisor in Pre-Professional Advising about this process.

Word Document: Sample Premed Resume
Pre-health students are encouraged to prepare a resume that, over time, includes experiences and activities pertaining to academic achievement, research, medically related experience, community service, and other extracurricular activities.

Word Document: Pre-Health Advisor Letter of Recommendation Form
This form is only used when the pre-health advisor has agreed to write a letter on your behalf for a particular school or program.