Secondary Essay Prompts for the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Western University of Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

2018 – 2019

Clinical experience: No essay just filling out Dr. names, number, email, hours,

Research: Have you participated in Research? Why was this research experience valuable to you?

  1. While shadowing a physician, what did the experience do to solidify your desire/ambition to become an osteopathic physician? (500 Words)
  2. What was your most memorable community service activity and how did it impact you? (500 Words)
  3. What is your specific interest in the osteopathic medicine program at COMP Pomona Campus? (500 Words)
  4. Describe why you see yourself as a great “fit” for our school. (500 Words)
  5. Is there anything in you application that you would like to explain to the admissions committee?

What is your specific interest in the osteopathic medicine program at comp pomona campus?

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Western University of Health Sciences/ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Western U/COMP) in Pomona, CA.

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

Western University of Health Sciences/ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Secondary Essays

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Secondary Essays

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.

Western University of Health Sciences/ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific 2017-2018 Enrollment

  • Total medical school enrollment: 1,301
  • First-year enrollment: 343

Primary application service: AACOMAS

  • Primary application deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Supplemental application deadline: 4/14/2019

Majors of First-Year Class Matriculants

  • Science majors: 79%
  • Non-Science majors: 20%
  • Graduate degree(s): 1%

Learn more about this school:

Western University of Health Sciences/ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Locations: Pomona, CA and Lebanon, OR
309 East Second St.
Pomona, CA 91766-1854
(909) 469-5335
Lebanon: (541) 259-0200
www.westernu.edu/

Secondary Essay Prompts for Other Schools

Do you want to see secondary essay prompts for other medical schools?

Select a school below:

Medical School Admissions Guide

Dr. Jessica Freedman, a former Mount Sinai School of Medicine faculty member, offers concrete guidance to help applicants distinguish themselves in the medical school admissions process. Read full personal statements and applications by students who were accepted to medical school! This book includes examples of application entries, “most meaningful” experiences, personal statements, secondary essays, and letters of intent.

This is comprehensive and up to date guide offers realistic advice for applicants on many topics including:

  • 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

Medical School Secondary Application Help

*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.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here