Michigan State University (MD) Secondary Application

Michigan State University (MD) Secondary Essay Prompts

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

These prompts are from the 2019 Application Cycle. 

All prompts have a 250-word limit.


  • The College of Human Medicine implemented a new curriculum in the fall of 2016. Describe your understanding of this curriculum. Explain which of your attributes/strengths will assist in being successful in this curriculum. Explain how you will address any challenges it might pose.
  • Discuss a time when you stepped out of your comfort zone. What were the challenges? What did you learn?
  • If you could present yourself to the Committee on Admissions, what would you want to make sure they knew about you?
  • Thoroughly review the CHM course Prerequisite Model Options as outlined on our website. Which course prerequisite model are you applying to CHM with? (choose between options)

Secondary Deadline: November 30, 2018
Secondary Fee: $90
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: No

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Mission:

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is committed to educating exemplary physicians and scholars, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and providing service at home and abroad. We enhance our communities by providing outstanding primary and specialty care, promoting the dignity and inclusion of all people, and responding to the needs of the medically underserved.


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