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Washington University St Louis Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

By June 9, 2019 June 19th, 2019 Secondary Essay Prompts

Washington University St Louis Medical School Secondary Application

Washington University St Louis Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2018 – 2019
  1. Have you already completed your undergraduate education, have you had your college or graduate education interrupted, or do you plan not to be a full-time student during your application year? If you select “yes,” this question appears: Describe in chronological order your activities during the time(s) when you were not enrolled as a full-time student. (2000 characters)
  2. Optional: Describe a time or situation where you have been unsuccessful or failed. (3000 characters)
  3. Optional: Is there anything else you would like to share with the Committee on Admissions? Some applicants use this space to describe unique experiences and obstacles such as significant challenges in access to education, unusual socioeconomic factors, and/or identification with a particular culture, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity. (3000 characters)

MD/PhD:

  1. Briefly describe the area of research you would like to explore in graduate school. (1800 characters)

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  • Check secondary application deadlines for each school.
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  • 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.
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Washington University St Louis Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018
  1. The Washington University in St. Louis 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 Washington University in St. Louis 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 Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and how do you think your education at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)
Washington University St Louis Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017
  1. Optional: Do you have unique experiences or obstacles that you have overcome that were not covered in your application about which you would like to inform our Admissions Committee? (3000 characters)
  2. Optional: Describe a time or situation where you have been unsuccessful or failed. (3000 characters)
  3. If you have already completed your education, if your college or graduate education was interrupted, or if you do not plan to be a full-time student during the current year, describe in chronological order your activities during the time(s) when you were not enrolled as a full-time student. (1800 characters)
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