Wayne State Medical School Secondary Application Prompts

Wayne State medical school secondary application

Wayne State Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2018 – 2019

Please answer each of the three essays below. Responses are limited to a maximum of 1000 characters, including spaces. Only answer the additional question sections if they apply. Do not use a ~ in your responses.

  1. Why do you wish to pursue your medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine?
  2. Medical School is very time consuming, and you are going to have to eliminate some current activities. What three activities are most important for you to continue while in medical school? Why?
  3. Give an example of a project to which you gave sustained effort. How were you involved in the leadership of this project?

Please only answer this question if you are a re-applicant. The response is limited to a maximum of 1500 characters, including spaces. What academic, employment, volunteer experiences have you been engaged in since your last application to medical school? How does your current application differ from your previous application?

Please only answer this question if you were ever the recipient of an institutional action. The response is limited to a maximum of 1500 characters, including spaces. Fully describe the circumstances that resulted in the disciplinary institutional action citation noted on your AMCAS application. What lasting lessons have you learned from the experience?

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Wayne State Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2017 – 2018
  • The Wayne State University 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 Wayne State University School of Medicine community and bring educational benefits to our student body. (1000 characters)
  • 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)
  • Why have you chosen to apply to the Wayne State University School of Medicine and how do you think your education at Wayne State University School of Medicine will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)
Wayne State Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts: 2016 – 2017
  • Please discuss the reasons you wish to pursue your medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
  • Medical School is very time consuming, and you are going to have to eliminate some current activities. What three activities are most important for you to continue while in medical school? Why?
  • Give an example of a project to which you gave sustained effort. How were you involved in the leadership of this project?
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