Secondary Essay Prompts for the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

2016 – 2017

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Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College Secondary Essay

Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College

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Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College.

2017 – 2018

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

Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.74
Median MCAT = 514
Applications = 10052
Interviewed = 870
Matriculated = 272

Learn more about this school:

Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of Admissions
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5083 USA
(215) 955-6983
(215) 955-5151

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