Secondary Essay Prompts for the University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, MS.

2016 – 2017

  • Describe what you have done to demonstrate your desire for a career in medicine.
  • Limit response to 500 words.

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University of Mississippi School of Medicine Secondary Essay

University of Mississippi 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.

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

2017 – 2018

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

University of Mississippi School of Medicine Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.79
Median MCAT = 503
Applications = 406
Interviewed = 282
Matriculated = 155

Learn more about this school:

Univ of Mississippi SOM
Associate Dean for Admissions
School of Medicine
Jackson, MS 39216 USA
(601) 984-5010
(601) 984-5008

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