Secondary Essay Prompts for the Drexel University College of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

2018 – 2019

This school requires CASPer (Computer Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) as part of the medical school secondary application.

Related: CASPer Test Prep 2018-2019: The Facts

“If you are a recent graduate, please tell us what you have been doing since graduation.” (no word limit)

Optional:

“What else do you feel is important for us to know about you? Please use this space to highlight something not addressed in your application, including new experiences not in your AMCAS application.” 200 words

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Drexel University College of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

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

2016-2017

  • We at Drexel University College of Medicine have a rich history and a valued mission. Each individual contributes to, supports and enriches our community. Please share with us how you plan on contributing to our College. Please limit your response to 200 words.
  • Optional: What else do you feel is important for us to know about you? Please use this space to highlight something not addressed in your application. Please limit your response to 200 words.

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Drexel University College of Medicine Secondary Essay

Drexel University College of Medicine Secondary Application

Topics covered in this presentation:

  • When should I submit my secondary essays?
  • Pay attention to the word/character limits.
  • Can I recycle secondary essay prompts for multiple schools?
  • Identify topics that you left out of your primary application.
  • And, much more.

Drexel University College of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.76
Median MCAT = 511
Applications = 13827
Interviewed = 1300
Matriculated = 256

Learn more about this school:

Drexel-Philadelphia
Admissions Office
2900 Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129 USA
(215) 991-8202
(215) 843-1766

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