Secondary Essay Prompts for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University in August, GA.

  1. Please describe your motivation for becoming a physician. What contributions do you feel that you could make to the medical profession in the future? (400 Words)
  2. Please list any additional clinical experiences that are not included on your AMCAS application. Please include the physician’s name OR type of experience (i.e., Nursing, PA, EMT, E.R. Scribe, etc.) in the description column below along with the location, dates and total number of hours. If no additional experiences have occurred, please select “N/A.”
  3. The Admissions Committee regards the diversity of an entering class as an important factor in serving the educational mission of the school. The Committee strongly encourages you to share unique, personally important, and/or challenging factors in your background, such as the quality of your early educational environment, socioeconomic status, region of residence with respect to its health professional needs, ties to MCG Medical College of Georgia, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or life and/or work experiences. Please discuss how such factors have influenced your goals and preparation for a career in medicine. (400 Words)
  4. Please describe the geographical area in which you would most likely practice medicine. Please include the country, region, state, city and/or town in your response. (400 Words)
  5. Please explain any inconsistencies in your academic record. This may include below average course performance, grade trends, MCAT scores, etc. (400 Words)
  6. If applicable, indicate any special experiences, unusual factors or other information you have not already addressed in your application. (400 Words)

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

2017 – 2018

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

2017 – 2018

  • Please describe your motivation for becoming a physician. What contributions do you feel that you could make to the medical profession in the future? 400 words
  • Please list any additional clinical experiences that are not included on your AMCAS application. Please include the physician’s name OR type of experience (i.e., Nursing, PA, EMT, E.R. Scribe, etc.) in the description column below along with the location, dates and total number of hours. If no additional experiences have occurred, please select “N/A.”
  • The Admissions Committee regards the diversity of an entering class as an important factor in serving the educational mission of the school. The Committee strongly encourages you to share unique, personally important, and/or challenging factors in your background, such as the quality of your early educational environment, socioeconomic status, region of residence with respect to its health professional needs, ties to MCG Medical College of Georgia, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or life and/or work experiences. Please discuss how such factors have influenced your goals and preparation for a career in medicine. 400 words
  • Please describe the geographical setting in which you think you would most like to practice following medical training. Include the following information if known: The state or region of the country, the name of the county and town. 400 words
  • If applicable, indicate any special experiences, unusual factors or other information you have not already addressed that you feel the Admissions Committee should consider when evaluating your application. If you have had any academic problems or unevenness in your academic performance, please address that here as well: 400 words

2016 – 2017

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  • Please describe the exposure you have had to the medical profession (ex. summer program, clinical shadowing experience, ER scribe, previous degrees or certificate programs, etc.). (400 words)
  • The Admissions Committee regards the diversity of an entering class as an important factor in serving the educational mission of the school. The Committee strongly encourages you to share unique, personally important, and/or challenging factors in your background, such as the quality of your early educational environment, socioeconomic status, region of residence with respect to its health professional needs, ties to MCG Medical College of Georgia, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or life and/or work experiences. Please discuss how such factors have influenced your goals and preparation for a career in medicine. (400 words)
  • Please describe the geographical setting in which you think you would most like to practice following medical training. Include the following information if known: The state or region of the country, the name of the county and town.
  • If applicable, indicate any special experiences, unusual factors or other information you have not already addressed that you feel the Admissions Committee should consider when evaluating your application. If you have had any academic problems or unevenness in your academic performance, please address that here as well.

Secondary essay webcast with Dr. Jessica Freedman, founder and president of MedEdits Medical Admissions.  Read more about Dr. Freedman.

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University Secondary Essay

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

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.

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.81
Median MCAT = 511
Applications = 3019
Interviewed = 558
Matriculated = 230

Learn more about this school:

MC Georgia-Augusta
Medical College of Georgia, AA 2040
Augusta, GA 30912 USA
(706) 721-3186
(706) 721-0959

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