Zucker School of Medicine Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts

Zucker Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts

Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Essay Prompts by Year
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    The Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application from Zucker School of Medicine is a short secondary, and you should submit it within 2 weeks of receiving the official secondary application. However, the Hofstra secondary application has been getting longer in the past few years. Therefore, it’s important to differentiate yourself from other applicants. Read our Hofstra secondary application tips below for advice on how to answer each Hofstra secondary essay. 

    Our Cracking Med School Admissions team is extremely familiar with the nuances of Northeast medical schools, and we can help tailor your application with each school’s mission.  Get our help by asking us a question or through our secondary essay editing packages

    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Questions: 2021 – 2022

    1. If you are currently not a matriculated student, please indicate what you have been doing since the time of graduation until now. (1,500 characters max)
    2. If your undergraduate education was interrupted for any reason and you were not enrolled in classes, please indicate the reasons, the duration of the interruption, and how you spent your time. This does not include time between programs post-graduation. (1,500 characters max)
    3. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenged. (1,500 characters max)
    4. (Optional) Given the COVID-19 pandemic, we are aware that there may be certain challenges you have encountered during the application process. Please use this space to describe any of those challenges. (1,500 characters max)

    Tips to Answer Hofstra Secondaries

     
    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Tip #1: Answer as many questions as possible on the Hofstra secondary application. And, make sure you answer the questions thoroughly by including all the activities you have been involved with during gap years. 

    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Tip #2: If you decide to answer the challenge question OR the challenge during COVID-19 question, then you need to make sure you give enough context about the challenge. Then, you have to discuss how you overcame the challenge and what you learned from the challenge. 

    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Tip #3: Remember to discuss all your gap year activities. One common mistake Zucker medical school applicants make is that they only discuss clinical activities they pursued during their gap years. Our Cracking Med School Admissions team recommends writing about non-clinical experiences and sometimes hobbies throughout your gap years! It’s important to also discuss what you learned from these experiences. 

    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Tip #4: The Hofstra Medical School secondary applications should be submitted in July or early August. We can help you with quick turnaround times through our secondary essay editing packages. Have questions about how you can stand out? Contact us below.

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    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Questions: 2020 - 2021

    1. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenge. (1,500 characters max)
    2. (Optional) Given the COVID-19 pandemic, we are aware that there may be certain challenges you have encountered during the application process. Please use this space to describe any of those challenges. (1,500 characters max)

    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Questions: 2019 – 2020

    1. If you are currently not a matriculated student, please indicate what you have been doing since the time of graduation until now. (1,500 characters max)
    2. If your undergraduate education was interrupted for any reason and you were not enrolled in classes, please indicate the reasons, the duration of the interruption, and how you spent your time. This does not include time between programs post-graduation. (1,500 characters max)
    3. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenge. (1,500 characters max)

    Hofstra University Secondary Application Questions: 2018 – 2019

    1. If you are currently not a matriculated student, please indicate what you have been doing since the time of graduation until now. (1,500 characters max)
    2. If your undergraduate education was interrupted for any reason and you were not enrolled in classes, please indicate the reasons, the duration of the interruption, and how you spent your time. This does not include time between programs post-graduation. (1,500 characters max)
    3. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenge. (1,500 characters max)

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    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Questions: 2017 – 2018

    1. If you are currently not a matriculated student, please indicate what you have been doing since the time of graduation until now. (1,500 characters max)
    2. If your undergraduate education was interrupted for any reason and you were not enrolled in classes, please indicate the reasons, the duration of the interruption, and how you spent your time. This does not include time between programs post-graduation. (1,500 characters max)
    3. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenge. (1,500 characters max)

    Hofstra Medical School Secondary Application Questions: 2016 – 2017

    1. If you are currently not a matriculated student, please indicate what you have been doing since the time of graduation until now. (1,500 characters max)
    2. If your undergraduate education was interrupted for any reason and you were not enrolled in classes, please indicate the reasons, the duration of the interruption, and how you spent your time. This does not include time between programs post-graduation. (1,500 characters max)
    3. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenge. (1,500 characters max)
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