Marian University Secondary Application

Marian University Secondary Essay Prompts

(If you have updated prompts, please submit them at updatesecondaries.com)

These prompts are from the 2021 Application Cycle. (Older essays, if available are below)

Prompts:

750 characters for these questions:

  • Do you have any experience shadowing or working with a physician (DO or MD)? If so, describe the experience (name & location of hospital/clinic, name & specialty of physician, and amount of time spent shadowing)
  • Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you.

1250 Characters for these questions:

  • Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.)
  • Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? If yes, please describe your interest and reasons why. If no, please explain why not.
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  • Please comment on your experience working with and future desire to serve patients in a rural or medically underserved community.
  • Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific. | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”

And additionally:

  • Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks

Primary Deadline: February 1, 2020
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $100
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: No


Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission:

The Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine is a Catholic medical institution built on the inspired vision and values of our Franciscan heritage, and dedicated to preparing osteopathic physicians who are committed to the complete healing of individuals’ bodies, minds, and spirits. This institution is committed to serving the people of Indiana and to developing osteopathic physicians through research, service, and teaching.

Older Essays:

  • Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions (1250 characters).
  • Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? If yes, please describe your interest and reasons why. If no, please explain why not (1250 characters).
  • In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why (1250 characters)?
  • Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific (1250 characters).
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  • Please comment on your experience working with and future desire to serve patients in a rural or medically underserved community (1250 characters).
  • Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you (750 characters).
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