Secondary Essay Prompts for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine East Lansing, MI.

2018 – 2019

The College of Human Medicine implemented a new curriculum in the fall of 2016. Describe your understanding of this curriculum. Explain which of your attributes/strengths will assist in being successful in this curriculum. Explain how you will address any challenges it might pose. Please limit your response to 250 words or less.

Discuss a time when you stepped out of your comfort zone. What were the challenges? What did you learn? Please limit your response to 250 words or less.

If you could present yourself to the Committee on Admissions, what would you want to make sure they knew about you? Please limit your response to 250 words or less.

Thoroughly review the CHM course Prerequisite Model Options as outlined on our website. Which course prerequisite model are you applying to CHM with? (choose between options)

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

2017 – 2018

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

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Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Secondary Essay

Michigan State University College of Human 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.

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.68
Median MCAT = 507
Applications = 7183
Interviewed = 490
Matriculated = 191

Learn more about this school:

Michigan State University
Clinical Center
East Lansing, MI 48824 USA
(517) 353-9620
(517) 432-0021

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