Secondary Essay Prompts for the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Below are the secondary essay prompts for the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Dayton, OH.

2018 – 2019

  1. Was there a gap between achieving your last degree and expected matriculation into medical school? If so, please describe how you used this time. If not, please enter “not applicable”.
  2. Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school (For example, a career change)? If so, please explain why. If not, please enter “not applicable”.
  3. What ties do you have to the state of Ohio in general, Dayton, Ohio or Wright State University in particular? If none, please enter “not applicable”.
  4. Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (ie. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events) which you feel may be pertinent to your application. If none, please enter “not applicable”.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Secondary Essay

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2017-2018 Accepted Student Data
Median GPA = 3.73
Median MCAT = 507
Applications = 5364
Interviewed = 409
Matriculated = 115

Learn more about this school:

Wright S U Boonshoft SOM
Office of Student Affairs/Admissions
Boonshoft School of Medicine, WH190
Dayton, OH 45401-0927 USA
(937) 775-2934
(937) 775-3322

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