Secondary Essay Prompts for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, NY.

2019 – 2020

Submit a form regarding demographic info, interested specialties, and enrollment in online classes.

2018-2019

  • Please complete the form that asks for demographic info, what specialties you’re interested in, and whether or not you took online classes.
  • Would you practice medicine in a rural community?
  • In 500 words or fewer, please explain your reasons for applying to the University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine. Please be specific.

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Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo Secondary Essay

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

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  • 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.

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

2017 – 2018

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

2016-2017

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.8
Median MCAT = 512
Applications = 3862
Interviewed = 608
Matriculated = 180

Learn more about this school:

Univ Buffalo SOM Jacobs
Office of Admissions
Buffalo, NY 14203-1121 USA
(716) 829-3466
(716) 829-3849

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