Secondary Essay Prompts for the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA.

2019 -2020

  • If you are not a Louisiana Resident, please describe your connection, if any, to Louisiana.
  • Please detail any aspects of your background, education, upbringing, and/or experiences you feel would add value to a medical school class and the field of medicine. It is important that you avoid using proxies. For example, avoid simply stating that you grew up in a rural setting. Instead explain what value your having grown up in a rural setting would add to a medical school class and the field of medicine. (limit 3000 words)

2018 – 2019

From LSU Health Shreveport Student Admissions Website

EXPERIENCE

In the space provided (300 characters including spaces or less) please identify briefly your most fulfilling experience in:

  • Healthcare
  • Leadership
  • Research

If you published or presented a paper, attach a copy of the title page.

  • VOLUNTEER
  • HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION DATE: Month/ Year
  • DIVERSITY

On a single, separate sheet, please detail any aspects of your background, education, upbringing, and/or experiences that you feel would add value to a medical school class and the field of medicine. Please make sure your name is on the sheet.

  • Note that avoiding the use of proxies is important. For example, avoid simply stating that you grew up in a rural setting. Instead, explain what value your having grown up in a rural setting would add to a medical school class and the field of medicine.

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

2017 – 2018

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

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Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans Secondary Essay

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

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.

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.81
Median MCAT = 509
Applications = 3083
Interviewed = 475
Matriculated = 195

Learn more about this school:

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

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