Secondary Essay Prompts for the Eastern Virginia Medical School

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA.

2018 – 2019

  • Briefly describe your exposure to medicine.
  • What do you think you will like best about being a physician?
  • What do you think you will like least about being a physician?
  • Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now.
  • Please indicate your reasons for applying to EVMS.

Limit to 2000 characters max each

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Eastern Virginia Medical School.

2017 – 2018

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

2016 – 2017

  • Briefly describe you exposure to medicine.
  • What do you think you will like best about being a physician?
  • What do you think you will like least about being a physician?
  • Describe yourself and your medical career as you see it ten years from now.
  • Please indicate you reasons for applying to East Virginia Medical School.
  • All essays have a 2000 character limit.

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Eastern Virginia Medical School Secondary Essay

Eastern Virginia Medical School 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.

Eastern Virginia Medical School Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.67
Median MCAT = 513
Applications = 6729
Interviewed = 813
Matriculated = 151

Learn more about this school:

Eastern Virginia Med Sch
Office of Admissions
700 W. Olney Road
Norfolk, VA 23507 USA
(757) 446-5812
(757) 446-5896

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  • How to write “most meaningful” experience application entries
  • What medical schools look for in applicants
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*Data collected from MSAR 2017-2018, 2018-2019 Osteopathic Medical College Information Book, and institution website.

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