Listed below are a number of example secondary application prompts. The purpose of this section is to get you familiar with the types of questions secondaries ask. This publication makes no claim regarding the accuracy of this section. The question prompts contained herein may not be up to date or even correct in any way. The questions that follow were not reviewed or approved by the respective medical schools; rather, the list was generated by students. Under no circumstances should you begin to write responses to secondary application questions until instructed to do so by the respective institutions.
1. Describe any circumstances indicative of some hardship, such as, but not limited to, fi nancial diffi culties, personal or family illness, a medical condition, a death in the immediate family, educational disadvantage, or disability. (Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate. The character limit on this essay is 3,500).
2. The honor code for the Texas A&M College of Medicine is: “A Texas A&M medical student is a professional who exhibits leadership, honesty, integrity, compassion, respect and selfdiscipline.” Please briefl y discuss what activities or personal attributes demonstrate best that you would be a good custodian of our honor code (3,500 character maximum). 3. Describe experiences or skills that made you more sensitive or appreciative of other cultures or the human condition.
4. OPTIONAL QUESTION: List the area (or areas) of medicine that appeals to you and briefl y explain. (Limit your explanation to 50 words or 250 characters for each area of interest you list.) Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate. Texas Tech
1. As a medical school that is focused on primary care with some emphasis on rural health, we are interested in the areas our applicants are considering of practicing. Please indicate the area(s) of medicine you are interested in and briefl y describe your signifi cant...
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