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Howard University Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

By May 29, 2019 June 17th, 2019 Secondary Essay Prompts

Howard University medical school secondary application

Howard University Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018

No word limit indicated for each essay. 

  1. The Howard University College of Medicine 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 Howard University College of Medicine 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 Howard University College of Medicine and how do you think your education at Howard University College of Medicine will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)
 

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Howard University Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017

No word limit indicated for each essay. 

  1. Have you lived (for three years or more) in communities which are medically underserved, or where the majority of the population is economically and/or educationally disadvantaged?
  2. After residency, do you plan to practice medicine in an underserved or disadvantaged community?
  3. Have you worked (volunteer or paid employment) with medically underserved, economically disadvantaged and/or educationally disadvantaged populations?
  4. Please provide below any additional information you believe is important in evaluating your application (e.g. additional coursework, problems with academic record; disadvantaged, etc.)
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