Michigan State University (MD) Secondary Essay Prompts
(If you have updated prompts, please submit them at updatesecondaries.com)
These prompts are from the 2021 Application Cycle and are unchanged from the previous cycle.
All prompts have a 250-word limit.
- Describe a time when you faced a challenging, but important, learning opportunity. Include your approach and resources used to pursue this challenge. What did you learn about yourself and your approach to learning from this experience? What, if anything, would you do differently? | How to Write About Red Flags in Your Secondary Essays
- Discuss a time when you stepped out of your comfort zone. What were the challenges? What did you learn? | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
- If you could present yourself to the Committee on Admissions, what would you want to make sure they knew about you? | How to Answer “Why Should We Accept You?” in Your Secondaries
Primary Deadline: November 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $90
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
VITA Required: No
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.