UCSF Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

By June 7, 2019 June 18th, 2019 Secondary Essay Prompts

UCSF medical school secondary application

UCSF Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2018 – 2019
  1. If you wish to update or expand upon your activities, you may provide additional information below. (500 words)
  2. If you are 2018 or earlier college graduate, please use the space below to tell us what you have done since completing your undergraduate degree. (400 words)

Cracking Med School Admissions
Secondary Application

Tips & Checklist:

  • Check secondary application deadlines for each school.
  • When you receive secondaries, make deadlines for yourself about when you will complete them.
  • Try to submit your secondary applications within 2 weeks of receiving them.
  • Use the secondary application as a way to write about experiences that were not discussed in the primary application.
  • Research each school and look for professors, activities, and programs that complement your previous experiences and interests.
  • Proofread essays that you are adapting for various schools.
  • Submit your secondaries early!

Want Your Secondary Essays
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UCSF Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018
  1. The University of California, San Francisco, School 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 University of California, San Francisco, School 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 University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine and how do you think your education at University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)
UCSF Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017
  1. If you wish to update or expand upon your activities, you may provide additional information below. (500 words)
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