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PLFSOM Secondary Application

Below is a list of items you must be familiar with when applying to the Texas Tech University HSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

Secondary Application Information
  • The Secondary Application will be available after May 1st. The deadline is October 1, 5:00 pm CST.
    • This application is independent of the TMDSAS main application.
    • Your TMDSAS application does not need to be submitted prior to the beginning or submission of this application.
    • The Secondary Application fee is $60.00 and is nonrefundable.
Secondary Application Instructions
  • The Secondary Application should be filled out online through Merlin, the Online Admissions Application Wizard for TTUHSC.
  • TMDSAS PIN
    • For your External ID, please provide your TMDSAS PIN. This will be used to automatically link your primary TMDSAS and secondary applications.
  • LOGGING IN
  • STARTING AN APPLICATION
    • Once you have logged in, click the Start Application button to begin a new application
    • Follow the prompts and select the school, program and term for which you are applying for
    • Click the Finish button to create your new application
  • COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION
    • Click on Forms and complete the required Secondary Application
      • You will be allowed to save your progress as you go; however, once you submit your application you will no longer be allowed to make any changes.
    • Click on Fees and other charges to submit payment
      • Please add the Secondary Application Fee to your shopping cart to submit your payment
      • If you have elected to pay by check/money order please send payment, payable to TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, to:
        • Texas Tech University HSC, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
          Office of Admissions, Suite 3314
          5001 El Paso Dr., El Paso, TX 79905
    • Please remember that your application will not be considered complete until your payment has been received.
  • SUBMITTING YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION
    • Click the Application Packet Submit section located on the Applications page, and read and complete the required digital signature
  • Please make sure to check back often for any updates or action required by logging in to Merlin
A Completed Application to TTUHSC PLFSOM
  • If you are checking the status of your secondary application and are seeing "No status found", this is normal. Please contact the office of admissions to confirm the status of your application.
  • TMDSAS Application (completed)
    • Includes all supporting documents (signature page, fee receipts, etc.)
  • All declared Letters of Evaluation
    • Letters must be submitted through TMDSAS.
  • All MCAT Scores
    • The highest scores from the past 5 years will be evaluated.
  • TTUHSC PLFSOM Secondary Application (completed)
    • TTUHSC PLFSOM Secondary Application Fee ($60.00) and is nonrefundable
    • If you have elected to pay by check/money order, please send payment, payable to TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, to:
      • Texas Tech University HSC, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
        Office of Admissions, Suite 3314
        5001 El Paso Dr., El Paso, TX 79905
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