Secondary Essay Prompts for the University of Alabama School of Medicine

Below are the seco.ndary essay prompts for the Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL.


  • Do you consider yourself rural? If “yes”, describe life experiences that illustrate this.
  • If you are a reapplicant, describe how you have improved your overall credentials for the current application year, specifically addressing any concerns raised in feedback you received from the Admissions Committee.
  • Briefly indicate how you would add diversity to our medical school class.
  • Non-Alabama residents: Describe any experiences you have had related to the state of Alabama or UAB Medical Center.
  • All Applicants: If the area you spent most of your life before college differs from where you currently consider your permanent address, please explain.
  • Where do you see yourself in your medical career fifteen to twenty years from now
  • Please share any information you want us to know about you that is not included in your AMCAS application or in this secondary application.

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