Secondary Essay Prompts for the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.

2018 – 2019

Instructions: All applicants must complete questions 1 and 2. From the remaining five questions, select three additional questions and respond. Your responses to each questions cannot exceed 150 words. Type directly in the field or prepare your response with a word processing program and cut and paste it into fields.

 

Both questions 1 and 2 are required of all applicants.

  1. What area of medicine do you envision yourself working in at the end of your training? What is shaping your vision?
  2. Please tell us something about yourself that is not captured in your application.

Please answer only three of the questions below.

  • Discuss a personal role model (someone you know; not a historical or public figure). What attributes does this person possess that you admire and strive to emulate?
  • Which extracurricular activity is most important to you and why?
  • What non-academic advice would you give to your younger self?
  • Detail something about yourself (quality or non-academic accomplishment) that makes you extremely proud.
  • Describe your most humbling non-academic experience, and how that experience will affect your interactions with your peers and patients.

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

  • The Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School 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 Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School 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 Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and how do you think your education at Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine will prepare you to become a physician for the future? (1 page, formatted at your discretion, upload as PDF)

2016 – 2017

  • If you will not be enrolled as a full-time student, how will you be spending/intend to spend your time during your application year? (Limit 250 Words)
  • What area of medicine do you envision yourself working in at the end of your training? What is shaping your vision?
  • Please describe how your experiences and personal attributes will contribute to the “vision, mission and values” of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.

    Please answer only two of the questions below.

  • What advice (non-academic) would you give to your younger self?
  • As a physician, how can you impact social change?
  • Detail something about yourself (quality or non-academic accomplishment) that makes you extremely proud.

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Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine Secondary Essay

Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School 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.

Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.66
Median MCAT = 512
Applications = 6967
Interviewed = 519
Matriculated = 93

Learn more about this school:

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908 USA
(855) 582-7766
(203) 582-3922

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