Secondary Essay Prompts for the University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, TX.

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2018 – 2019

How have your experiences prepared you to be a physician?

Remaining:2500

Describe a time or situation where you have been unsuccessful or failed.

What did you learn from this experience and how have you applied this learning to your work and/or life?

Remaining:2500

What would you like to contribute and be remembered for in medicine?

Remaining:2500

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

2017 – 2018

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

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University of Texas Medical School at Houston Secondary Essay

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

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 Texas Medical School at Houston Admissions Requirements

2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.84
Median MCAT = 513
Applications = 5016
Interviewed = 899
Matriculated = 241

Learn more about this school:

McGovern Med Sch UTHSC Houston
Office of Admissions–Room G.400
McGovern Medical School
Houston, TX 77030 USA
(713) 500-5116
(713) 500-0616

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  • Where to go to college if you are premed
  • When to take the MCAT
  • Whom to ask for letters of reference
  • How to write a personal statement
  • How to write application experience entries
  • How to write “most meaningful” experience application entries
  • What medical schools look for in applicants
  • Medical school admission requirements
  • What applicants can do to market themselves most effectively
  • How medical school admissions committees decide whom to interview
  • What to do if you are “waitlisted”
  • Deciding where to apply and attend

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*Data collected from MSAR 2017-2018, 2018-2019 Osteopathic Medical College Information Book, and institution website.

Disclaimer: The information on this page was shared by students and/or can be found on each medical school’s website. MedEdits does not guarantee it’s accuracy or authenticity.

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