Secondary Essay Prompts for the Howard University College of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC.

2016 – 2017

  • Have you lived (for three years or more) in communities which are medically underserved, or where the majority of the population is economically and/or educationally disadvantaged?
  • After residency, do you plan to practice medicine in an underserved or disadvantaged community?
  • Have you worked (volunteer or paid employment) with medically underserved, economically disadvantaged and/or educationally disadvantaged populations?
  • Please provide below any additional information you believe is important in evaluating your application (e.g. additional coursework, problems with academic record; disadvantaged, etc.)
  • No word limit was indicated

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