Forms: Pre-Health and Pre-Law

PRE-HEALTH FORMS

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
If you are an applicant to post-bac/master’s programs who has applied to medical schools with a Committee Letter but did not gain acceptance to any school, you will use this form. The Pre-Professional Office will send your entire Committee Letter Packet (Committee Letter + letters of recommendation) to post-bac/master’s programs. NOTE: For Word Document: Post-Bac/Masters Applicants WITHOUT a Committee Letter, you will be requesting your letter writers to submit their letters individually to each program; you will not collect letters in veCollect for this purpose. The downloadable sheet provides instructions.

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.

PRE-LAW FORMS

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).

Law Professions Questionnaire Part 1
The Law Professions Questionnaires are designed to allow the Pre-Law Advisor to best advise pre-law students toward their career goals. All pre-law students to complete Law Professions Questionnaire Part 1 prior to their first appointment or soon thereafter.

Law Professions Questionnaire Part 2
The Law Professions Questionnaires are designed to allow the Pre-Law Advisor to best advise pre-law students toward their career goals. The Law Professions Questionnaire Part 2 is completed when the pre-law student is appllying to law schools. PLEASE NOTE: The Law Professions Questionnaire Part 2 is one of the 3 items required to complete a law school’s Dean’s Certification form.

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

Academic Major Codes
The two-letter Academic Major Codes are used when completing the Law Professions Questionnaire to enter academic majors and minors. (This is currently not active).

Word Document: Warning Statement
Executing and submitting this form acknowledges that items on file with this office are accurate, i.e., records submitted, including resumes and applications, have not been falsified.

Word Document: Law Professions Recommendation Waiver Form
This form is used by a recommender when submitting a COPY of a letter of recommendation (LOR) for your file. The original LOR should be submitted to LSAC directly by the recommender, in conjunction with LSAC’s letter of recommendation form, located on the LSAC website: www.lsac.org. Copies of LOR are kept on file for reference and as a safety. This form also includes instructions for the recommender on items to cover in the LOR. Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the applicant has the right to waive his/her right to view the letter.

IN ADDITION…

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.