HOW TO APPLY
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OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS OR COPY OF HSED/GED/TASC
Per regulation, all applicants must provide the finalized official copy of their high school transcripts or a copy of the high school equivalency diploma/GED if this is the highest level of education completed. Individuals who previously attended an online high school or who were homeschooled should contact the Admissions Department to determine eligibility.
Applicants who attended high school in a foreign country as their highest level of education completed should complete an evaluation (Please refer to “Evaluation Agency List” for a list of acceptable foreign transcript evaluation agencies). Applicants who possess a degree are not required to submit a high school transcript or HSED/GED
OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (if applicable)
Applicants should provide an official transcript for the last post-secondary institution attended/completed. Official transcripts should be signed and sealed by the previous institution attended and mailed to the Admissions Department. Alternatively, an official eTranscript can be submitted electronically directly from the school. Although not required for admission, the Admissions Department reserves the right to request additional official transcripts at any time during the admissions process. Applicants who attended a foreign institution will be required to submit a course-by-course evaluation (Please refer to “Evaluation Agency List” for a list of acceptable foreign transcript evaluation agencies).
While unofficial transcripts or SAT/ACT scores are not required for admission, submitting these documents while official transcripts are pending will help to expedite the admissions process and determine whether an applicant who does not have a degree is exempt from taking all or part of the Entrance Exam (STEP 2)
The Reference Letter Form (www.cahe.edu/referenceletter) must be submitted by the individual providing the reference. The following programs require a minimum of ONE reference letter: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiography, Radiation Therapy, Surgical Technology, EMT-Basic and Paramedic. No reference letter is required for the Medical Assistant Program.
Reference letters for applicants to the Paramedic Program must be written by an EMS supervisor. For all other programs, it may be written by an employer, colleague, educator, medical professional, religious/ volunteer group leader, coach, etc.
Typed personal statements/essays provide applicants with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to organize and express their thoughts, as well as assist members of the Admissions Committee in becoming better acquainted with the applicant.
Personal statements are required for all programs, except for the Medical Assistant Program. Essays must consist of 250-500 words and address one of the topics below:
- The applicant’s reason(s) for wanting to join the profession
- A significant personal experience or achievement
HOW TO SUBMIT THE DOCUMENTS
Personal Statement: Should be uploaded by the applicant to the applicant portal (Orbund) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org for the Admissions Department to upload it on your behalf.
Reference Letter: Once the reference letter is submitted by the individual on www.cahe.edu/referenceletter, the Admissions Department will receive it and upload it to your student portal.
Transcripts/ Evaluations: Only official transcripts should be mailed directly to the Admissions Department using the mailing address listed below. Alternatively, official eTranscripts can be e-mailed to email@example.com. Students seeking exemption from the Entrance Exam should upload their unofficial transcripts or supporting documentation to their applicant portal in order to expedite the exemption process
Center for Allied Health Education
1401 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11229
Attn: Admissions Department
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org