Midwestern University Arizona AZCOM Secondary Application Essay Tips and Prompts

AZCOM Secondary Application Essay Tips & Prompts

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    Midwestern Univeristy – Arizona, also known as AZCOM, is a fantastic medical school! We’ve had mentees thrive and love it at AZCOM. AZCOM has an excellent match list each year! However, in order to get accepted, you need to have  STELLAR AZCOM secondary application essays that show your interest in advancing healthcare and ample clinical experiences. 

    Our Cracking Med School Admissions team has a track record of helping our mentees receive acceptances to AZCOM year after year. Get started and read our Midwestern AZCOM Medical School secondary application tips below.

    AZCOM Secondary Application Questions: 2023 – 2024

    1. How did you become aware of Midwestern University/AZCOM?​ (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking?​ (1,500 characters max)
    3. Upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vitae, which will include, but not be limited to the following information: 
      • Educational History (colleges attended and degrees earned)
      • Employment History
      • Medically related work and volunteer experiences
      • College extracurricular activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities
      • Community activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities
      • Hobbies and nonacademic interests

    Tips to Answer AZCOM Secondary Application Essays

    AZCOM Secondaries Pre-writing Guidance: Osteopathic schools are not stringent with timeline and we advise our premed mentees to submit their allopathic (MD) secondaries first before DO schools’ secondaries. 

    AZCOM Secondary Application Tip #1: To answer the AZCOM secondary application question, “Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking?​” be very specific about what you want to do at AZCOM. The opportunities should be relevant to your extra-curricular activities and the type of doctor you want to be. For example, if you like working with immigrant patients and want to continue working with immigrant patients, discuss clinical opportunities at AZCOM you want to pursue where you will be able to work with a lot of immigrant patients.

    • Read Examples & More Tips: Read our Cracking Med School Admissions advice and an example for answering why this medical school

    AZCOM Secondary Application Tip #2: If you know any medical school students, AZCOM alums, or faculty members at AZCOM, then you should mention them in the question, “How did you become aware of Midwestern University/AZCOM?​

    Additionally, if you know about AZCOM because you had family members attend there, you should definitely mention them!

    AZCOM Secondary Application Tip #3: We suggest submitting a CV over a resume because it’s longer and you can include all your activities and awards. 

    AZCOM Secondary Application Tip #4: Please shadow or work with a DO physician before applying. If you have not yet shadowed with an osteopathic physician, then please do so BEFORE you apply – yes, that means delay your application until you shadow a DO doctor. We consider it a RED FLAG if you submit an AZCOM secondary without having worked with a DO doctor. 

    AZCOM Secondary Application Tip #5: Get our help with editing your secondary essays! Check out our secondary essay packages here. Email us at info@crackingmedadmissions.com if you have any questions or you’re interested! 🙂 

    [Read more secondary essay tips: University of California San Diego (UCSD),  University of California Irvine (UCI), University of Arizona Secondary Application Essay Prompts – Tucson and Phoenix, University of New Mexico]

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    AZCOM Secondary Application Questions: 2022 – 2023

    1. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why should AZCOM accept you into this year’s class? (1,500 characters max)

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    AZCOM Secondary Application Questions: 2021 – 2022

    1. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why should AZCOM accept you into this year’s class? (1,500 characters max)

    Midwestern University Arizona Secondary Application Questions: 2020 - 2021

    1. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why should AZCOM accept you into this year’s class? (1,500 characters max)

    Midwestern University Arizona Secondary Application Questions: 2019 – 2020

    1. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why should AZCOM accept you into this year’s class? (1,500 characters max)

    Midwestern University Arizona Secondary Application Questions: 2018 – 2019

    1. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why should AZCOM accept you into this year’s class? (1,500 characters max)

    Midwestern University Arizona Secondary Application Questions: 2017 – 2018

    1. Why do you believe AZCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1,500 characters max)
    2. Why should AZCOM accept you into this year’s class? (1,500 characters max)
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