Cornell Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

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Cornell Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2018 – 2019
  1. If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2018-2019) academic year, what are your plans? (200 words)
  2. Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. (200 words)
  3. Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. (200 words)
  4. For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom you’d like to do research. You do not need to list reasons, names are sufficient. (200 words)
 

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Cornell Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018
  1. The Weill Cornell Medical School strives to ensure that its students become respectful physicians who embrace all dimensions of caring for the whole person. Please describe how your personal characteristics or life experiences will contribute to the Weill Cornell Medical School community and bring educational benefits to our student body. (1000 characters)
  2. Is there any further information that you would like the Committee on Admissions to be aware of when reviewing your file that you were not able to notate in another section of this or the AMCAS Application? (1000 characters)
  3. Why have you chosen to apply to the Weill Cornell Medical School and how do you think your education at Weill Cornell Medical School will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)
Cornell Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017
  1. If you are not attending college during the coming academic year, what are your plans? (200 words)
  2. Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. (200 words)
  3. Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. (200 words)
  4. For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom you’d like to do research. You do not need to list reasons; names are sufficient. (200 words)
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