Secondary Essay Prompts for the Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

2016 – 2017

  • Describe personal attributes you possess or life experiences you have had that will enable you to better understand patients with a culture different from your own. Please include your self-reflection on how this experience has changed your insights, beliefs, and/or values. (Limit to 1000 characters)
  • Describe a challenging situation in which you did not agree with a directive/rule and how you handled this. (Limit to 1000 characters)
  • Reflect on a time in which you personally gained more from an experience than what was expected. (Limit to 1000 characters)
  • What do you hope to gain from your Rush Medical College experience that will make you a better/different physician? (Limit to 1000 characters)

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