Meharry Medical College Secondary Application

Meharry Medical College Secondary Essay Prompts

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


  • Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College School of Medicine?
  • Please describe a personal situation of failure, significant challenge, or a major obstacle that you have overcome. Include a description of your coping skills and lessons you learned from that situation.

Primary Deadline: Usually around Dec 15th
Secondary Deadline
: Usually around Jan 15th
Secondary Fee: $65
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
Casper Required: Yes
PREview Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates:

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine Mission:

The School of Medicine of Meharry Medical College pledges to offer a unique, quality, health science education to students of diverse origins, especially African Americans, with emphasis on addressing underserved populations. In addition, the School of Medicine will teach and monitor excellence in the delivery of primary or holistic care, provide a foundation for life-long learning, and conduct research relevant to the health of the disadvantaged.