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GW Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

By May 23, 2019 June 15th, 2019 Secondary Essay Prompts

GW medical school secondary application

GW (George Washington) Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2018 – 2019
  1. Please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief summary of your activities, academics, employment or other occupations to account for full-time activity (approx. 30-40 hours/week) for the 2018-2019 application cycle, or from the point of application through matriculation in 2019. (750 characters)
  2. What is your most meaningful community service experience to date? (350 characters)
  3. What is your most meaningful clinical experience to date, involving direct patient contact? (350 characters)
  4. What makes you a unique individual? What challenges have you faced? How will these factors help you contribute to the diversity of the student body at GW? (1000 characters)
  5. What is your specific interest in the MD Program at GW? What opportunities would you take advantage of as a student here? Why? (2000 characters)

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GW Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018
  1. Please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief summary of your activities, academics, employment or other occupations to account for full-time activity (approx. 30-40 hours/week) for the 2017-2018 application cycle, or from the point of application through matriculation in 2018. (750 characters)
  2. What is your most meaningful community service experience to date? (350 characters)
  3. What is your most meaningful clinical experience to date, involving direct patient contact? (350 characters)
  4. What makes you a unique individual? What challenges have you faced? How will these factors help you contribute to the diversity of the student body at GW? (1000 characters)
  5. What is your specific interest in the MD Program at GW? What opportunities would you take advantage of as a student here? Why? (2000 characters)
  6. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences 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 George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences community and bring educational benefits to our student body. (1000 characters)
  7. 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)
  8. Why have you chosen to apply to the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and how do you think your education at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)
GW Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017
  1. Have you ever been convicted of, plead guilty, or plead no lo contendere (i.e., no contest, I do not wish to contend) to a criminal offense? Have you ever been arrested for a felony or misdemeanor? If yes, please provide a description here: (limit to 500 characters)
  2. Did you indicate that you were the recipient of any institutional action on your AMCAS application? If yes, please provide a description here: (limit to 500 characters)
  3. Please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief summary of your activities, academics, employment or other occupations to account for full-time activity (approx. 30-40 hours/week) for the 2014-2015 application cycle, or from the point of application through matriculation in 2015. (limit to 750 characters)
  4. What is your most meaningful community service experience to date? (limit to 350 characters)
    What is your most meaningful clinical experience to date, involving direct patient contact? (limit to 350 characters)
  5. What makes you a unique individual? What challenges have you faced? How will these factors help you contribute to the diversity of the student body at GW? (limit to 1000 characters)
  6. What is your specific interest in the MD Program at GW? What opportunities would you take advantage of as a student here? Why? (limit to 2000 characters)
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