Idaho Secondary Application

Idaho Secondary Essay Prompts

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

All prompts do not have a character or word limit.


  • What characteristics of ICOM will help you to become a successful physician?
  • If this is not your first time applying to medical school, how have you improved your application? (Please type N/A if not applicable)
  • What does Osteopathic Principles and Practices mean to you and how will you integrate these into your future practice

Primary Deadline: Usually around April 1st
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $65
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
Casper Required: Yes
PREview Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates:

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission:

The mission of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine is to train osteopathic physicians prepared for caring for persons in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and beyond.

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine Vision:

The vision of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine is to be the nation’s leader in training caring and expert osteopathic physicians in support of our mission.