Secondary Essay Prompts for the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in Columbia, MO.

2016 – 2017

  • Please describe any element within your candidacy not fully addressed on the AMCAS application that you want the Admissions Committee to consider. Please include information regarding how you heard about our school, and any factors(programs, people, mission, geography etc.) that led you to apply. (limit to 2000 characters)
  • Please outline how you might add to the overall diversity of the medical school and the practice of medicine. This could reference specific personal traits, education, life experiences, etc. (limit to 2000 characters)


For Reapplicants:

  • In the space provided below, please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief application history (including when you first applied and the number of application attempts). Please describe in detail the ways in which this application is superior to your previous application(s). (limit to 3000 characters)

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