Secondary Essay Prompts for the Northeast Ohio Medical University

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, OH.

2019 – 2020

  • Please complete a brief personal statement of 5,000 characters or fewer addressing the question below:
    • What do you hope to achieve from your experience as a NEOMED student?

2016 – 2017

  • Please review these instructions carefully and reflect before writing your responses. Failing to follow these instructions could adversely impact our evaluation of your application materials. Answers must be limited to 2000 characters (not whole words), spaces included.
    • Essay One: Provide a specific example of how you promoted diversity in your community.
    • Essay Two: “A social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick.” – Paul Farmer, M.D. “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. How has your view of social justice in medicine been influenced by a specific experience or activity?
    • Essay Three: A physician does many activities during the workday. What physician activity will be most meaningful to you? Provide a specific life experience that affirms the meaningfulness of this activity.

Secondary essay webcast with Dr. Jessica Freedman, founder and president of MedEdits Medical Admissions.  Read more about Dr. Freedman.

Northeast Ohio Medical University Secondary Essay

Northeast Ohio Medical University

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 Northeast Ohio Medical University.


2017 – 2018

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

Northeast Ohio Medical University Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.76
Median MCAT = 506
Applications = 2743
Interviewed = 262
Matriculated = 148

Learn more about this school:

Northeast Ohio Medical Univ
Office of Enrollment Services
4209 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272-9698 USA
(330) 325-6266
(330) 325-5905

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