Secondary Essay Prompts for the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine in San Francisco, CA.

2019 – 2020

  • If you wish to update or expand upon your activities, you may provide additional information below. (Word Count 500)
  • If you are 2018 or earlier college graduate, please use the space below to tell us what you have done since completing your undergraduate degree. (Word Count 400)

2018 – 2019

  • Interviews
    • Applicants are interviewed by invitation only. Please note that we do not conduct regional interviews. Interviews are scheduled from September to February (days vary). Please let us know if you will be out of the country during the interview season.
    • I will be out of the country – provide additional info below (e.g. dates, best way to contact, etc.) Character Count 300
  • Additional Information
    • If you wish to update or expand upon your activities, you may provide additional information below. Word Count 500
    • If you are 2018 or earlier college graduate, please use the space below to tell us what you have done since completing your undergraduate degree. Word Count 400

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.

2017 – 2018

  • The University of California, San Francisco, 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 University of California, San Francisco, 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 University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine and how do you think your education at University of California, San Francisco, 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 wish to update or expand upon your activities, you may provide additional information below.
  • Please limit response to 500 words.

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

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine Secondary Essay

University of California, San Francisco, 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.

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.85
Median MCAT = 517
Applications = 8137
Interviewed = 505
Matriculated = 161

Learn more about this school:

UCSF School of Medicine
Office of Admissions
Box 0408
San Francisco, CA 94143-0410 USA
(415) 476-4044

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