Secondary Essay Prompts for the Creighton University School of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE.

2018 – 2019

  1. Please state your reasons for applying to Creighton University School of Medicine. (2,000 characters)
  2. In Creighton’s Jesuit, Catholic tradition, the mission of the School of Medicine is to improve the human condition with a diverse body of students, faculty and staff who provide excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge and providing comprehensive patient care. Please describe the role(s) you can play in helping the School or Medicine achieve its mission. (2,000 characters)
  3. Please describe your current activities/employment if you are not currently enrolled as a fulltime student.

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Creighton University School of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

  • The Creighton 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 Creighton 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 Creighton University School of Medicine and how do you think your education at Creighton University School of Medicine will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)

2016 – 2017

  • We’re sorry! There were no medical school secondary essay prompts submitted for this school in 2016-2017. Want to contribute?  Please email, call 646.217.4674, or click here to sign up for a FREE 15 minute secondary essay advising session.

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Creighton University School of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.82
Median MCAT = 510
Applications = 6126
Interviewed = 609
Matriculated = 155

Learn more about this school:

Creighton University School of Medicine
Criss Health Science Center Room 102
Omaha, NE 68178 USA

(800) 325-4405

(402) 280-1241

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