Miami Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

By May 30, 2019 June 17th, 2019 Secondary Essay Prompts

Miami Medical School Secondary Application

MIami Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018

All applicant narratives should be less than 500 words.

  1. Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.
  2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.
  3. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.
  4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.
  5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.
  6. Please briefly discuss your research experience.
  7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

Optional Questions:

  1. Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)
  2. Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)
  3. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.
  4. Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.
  5. Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.

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Miami Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017

All applicant narratives should be less than 500 words.

  1. Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement. 
  2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.
  3. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing. 
  4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering. 
  5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills. (500 words)
  6. Please briefly discuss your research experience. 
  7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment. 

Optional:

  1. Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.) (500 words)
  2. Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow) (500 words)
  3. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS. (500 words)
  4. Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience. (500 words)
  5. Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation. (500 words)

MD/MPH Applicants:

  1. Please describe any experience you have had in public health – -this could be experience in the field, in training, in education or other related experience. (500 words)
  2. Please describe how you envision you would use the public health training provided in the joint MD/MPH in your future career as a physician. (500 words)
  3. Is there anything else you want to tell us about your interest in the MD/MPH program? (500 words)
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