Here you will find answers to some frequently asked questions.
Q. I am missing some MD prerequisites. Will I still be accepted in to the MD program?
A. Each application is reviewed by the Admissions Committee on a case by case basis; if the Committee deems insufficiency in your prior education, you must fulfill those pre-requisites at TAU. Students will have the option of completing any pre-requisites for the MD or Pre-med at their current education institute, or fulfil those at TAU.
Q. Will the school help me find housing?
A. Yes, We provide Housing on a first-come basis. If students desire to stay off campus you can do so after you stay with us for One semester and got used to the place and know your city well.
Q. Is there a preferred undergraduate degree?
A. TAU accepts students from a wide range of backgrounds. Although we do not require a specific major, we do require all science prerequisites. Community work in the medical field would be an added advantage.
Q. Will I qualify to practice medicine in the United States if I attend TAU?
A. Graduates are eligible for the NRMP Residency Placement Match program. Once students have successfully completed Step I and Step II of the USMLE and Clinical Skills Assessment Test and have received their ECFMG certification, they are eligible for residency training in the United States.
Our curriculum is based on the United States Medical School model. We work diligently with students to prepare for the United States standardized examinations required of all medical students (USMLE Step 1, Step 2 (CS) and (CK) and USMLE Step 3, by providing the proper curriculum, smaller classes, and a higher teacher/student ratio.
Q. Do I require student visa for Guyana?
A. After acceptance to TAU, you will receive visa information in your admissions packet. Based on Country of Citizenship, some students are required to obtain a visa from the local Consulate. Most of the Commonwealth Citizens will get a visa on arrival and are required to submit the visa application for processing to TAU prior to their arrival along with required documents. TAU Office will guide every student in this process.