Secondary Essay Prompts for the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine in Charleston, SC.

2019 – 2020

  • What are your medical practice goals? (2000 characters)
  • If it has been more than six months since you completed your bachelor’s degree, please describe your employment status since that time (part-time, full-time, and dates). (2000 characters)
  • In what region of the country do you want to practice medicine? Why? (2000 characters)
  • What areas of medicine are you interested in at this time, or what areas do you plan to pursue? (2000 characters)
  • Do you have any accomplishments or experiences that make you a unique applicant? (2000 characters)

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Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine Secondary Essay

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

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.

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

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

2016 – 2017

  • There were no essay prompts in the secondary application for the 2016-2017 cycle.

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.79
Median MCAT = 510
Applications = 4286
Interviewed = 371
Matriculated = 174

Learn more about this school:

MU South Carolina-Charleston
Office of Admissions
Charleston, SC
(843) 876-5070

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