Carle Illinois Secondary Application

Carle Illinois Secondary Essay Prompts

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Prompts have been updated June 2023. (Older essays, if available are below)


  • Make three 8.5″×11″ visual representations about you/your work/your interests, one for each of the following: compassion, creativity, curiosity. (100 characters)

Primary Deadline: Usually around Oct 31st
Secondary Deadline
: Usually Dec
Secondary Fee: No Secondary Fee
FAP Waiver: No
Casper Required: No
PREview Required: Yes
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: No

Carle Illinois College of Medicine Mission:

We educate exceptional physician-innovators to deliver high-value, compassionate health care through transformative solutions developed at the intersection of engineering, science and medicine.

Carle Illinois College of Medicine Vision:

We will be global leaders in transformative medical education, research and clinical care innovation, designed to improve the health and well-being of patients and communities around the world.

Carle Illinois College of Medicine Values:

  • Compassion
  • Competence
  • Curiosity
  • Creativity