Secondary Essay Prompts for the University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, AL.

2016-2017

  • Optional essay
  • The learning community at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine benefits from the inclusion of students with broad life experiences, as well as students from diverse backgrounds. The Admissions Committee encourages you to share life experiences that you may have had and/or important factors in your background that illustrate your readiness for practicing medicine in a multicultural society.
  • Please limit your response to 500 words

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University of South Alabama College of Medicine Secondary Essay

University of South Alabama College 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.

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

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

University of South Alabama College of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.87
Median MCAT = 508
Applications = 1485
Interviewed = 211
Matriculated = 72

Learn more about this school:

Univ of South Alabama COM
College of Medicine Office of Admissions
CSAB 241
Mobile, AL 36688 USA
(251) 460-7176
(251) 460-6278

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