Secondary Essay Prompts for the Tulane University School of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

2018 – 2019

This school requires CASPer (Computer Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) as part of the medical school secondary application.

Related: CASPer Test Prep 2018-2019: The Facts

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

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Tulane University School of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

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

2017 – 2018

  • Briefly describe the reasons for your interest in Tulane University School of Medicine (150 words)
  • List any leadership positions, in clubs or organizations, you may have held during college (100 words)
  • Please list your hobbies and major non-academic interests (150 words)
  • Tulane University School of Medicine values the diversity of its patients, faculty, staff, and students. Do you identify with a particular group that you believe is underrepresented among medical professionals? These include groups oriented around, but not limited to: ethnicity, race, sexuality, religion, and economic background (60 words)-Optional
  • If you’ve already graduated from college:
  • What have you been pursuing since graduation? (150 words)

2016 – 2017

MedEdits advises against using outdated prompts for the current season.

  1. Briefly describe the reasons for your interest in Tulane University School of Medicine (Limit to 150 words)
  2. Have you graduated? What have you been pursuing since you graduated? (Limit to 150 words)
  3. Are you participating or have you participated in a study abroad program at your university? Please give a short description (Limit to 100 words)
  4. List any leadership positions, in clubs or organizations, you may have held during college (Limit to 100 words)
  5. Please list your hobbies and major non-academic interests (Limit to 150 words)
  6. Are you currently working or have worked for one of the following organizations? (Americorps, Peace Corps, Teach for America) If yes, please describe your work if you have worked or currently working with one of the organizations. (Limit to 100 words)
  7. Are you currently volunteering abroad or have you volunteered abroad? If yes please give a short description (List to 150 words)

Secondary essay webcast with Dr. Jessica Freedman, founder and president of MedEdits Medical Admissions.  Read more about Dr. Freedman.

Tulane University School of Medicine Secondary Essay and Tulane University School of Medicine Secondary Application

Tulane University School of Medicine Secondary Application

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.

Tulane University School of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.64
Median MCAT = 511
Applications = 9930
Interviewed = 595
Matriculated = 190

Learn more about this school:

Tulane University Sch of Med
Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
131 S. Robertson Street, Suite 1550
New Orleans, LA 70112 USA
(504) 988-5331
(504) 988-6462

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