Secondary Essay Prompts for the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA.

2016 – 2017

  • Is there a unique aspect of your application that should be considered by the admissions committee? (Maximum 75 words)
  • Explain why you decided to apply to Penn State College of Medicine. (Maximum 75 words)
  • Please write a short paragraph describing a significant experience you have had working in a team setting. (Maximum 250 words)
  • Briefly describe an experience where you had to navigate a complex system (e.g. personal experience, group activity, or development of a project) to achieve an end.
  • Reflect on the qualities and attributes required by you to achieve success in this experience. (Maximum 250 words)
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine Secondary Essay

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