Morsani (University of South Florida) Secondary Application

Morsani (University of South Florida) 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

  • What do you see as the most likely practice scenario for your future medical career? | How to Answer Secondary Prompts About Specialties
    Private Practice
    Academic Medicine
    Public Health
    Health Care Administration
    Health Policy
    Other
  • (1000 characters) Describe the knowledge, skills, and attributes you have developed in preparation for the career path you have chosen in the previous question.
  • (OPTIONAL, 1000 characters). The USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Scholarly Concentrations program aims to support the educational development of medical students by providing opportunities for academic endeavors in areas of special interest. This program facilitates self-directed learning, enhances interactions between students and fosters relationships between students and faculty. Scholarly concentrations provide a forum where diversity of ideas and perspectives are valued. Each concentration includes elements of course work, practical application and scholarly presentation. Please review our Scholarly Concentrations website to determine which concentration would be of interest to you and answer the following question: a. How would the USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Scholarly Concentrations Program help your personal career goals? | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
  • (2000 characters) The University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine strives to educate a very diverse set of students who bring a variety of strengths and interests to the field of medicine. The definition of diversity is broad and includes (but is not limited to) lifestyle, race/ethnicity, geography, socioeconomic status and distance traveled through life. The definition of strength is also broad and includes (but not limited to) humanism, scholarship, intellectual curiosity, research and leadership. How do you feel your particular experiences, interests, and passions will add to the strength and diversity of the USF class and ultimately to the field of medicine? | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
  • (2000 characters) If you have experienced academic difficulties, please explain the situation and how it was resolved. (Please explain all grades less than a “B”, including B-, or any “withdrawal” on your transcripts). | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
  • (1000 characters) If you have chosen the program SELECT or BOTH, please explain how your experiences and career goals match with the mission of the SELECT program. (MD SELECT Program | USF Health) | How to Write About How You Fit a Medical School’s Mission

Primary Deadline: February 12, 2021
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $30
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes Post Interview


Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida Mission:

The mission of the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida is to provide for the education of students and professionals of the health and biomedical sciences through the creation of a scholarly environment that fosters excellence in the lifelong goals of education, research activity and compassionate patient care.

Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida Vision:

We promise aspiring, passionate students an open culture of accessibility to faculty, patients and technology through a challenging curriculum with diverse educational experiences. Transcending old paradigms, we are empowered by a fresh perspective on learning. We foster an environment where students realize their own creativity and innovation to make a difference in the lives of patient and their community. Upon graduation, our students will possess the skills and confidence as leaders in the ever-changing business of healthcare without ever sacrificing their initial inspiration to care for patients.

Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida Values:

  • High Standards
  • Respect for Individuals
  • Advancing Knowledge
  • Personal Development and Leadership
  • Commitment to Health

Older Essays:

  • What do you see as the most likely practice scenario for your future medical career? Select One.
    How To Answer Secondary Prompts About The Future
  • Describe the knowledge, skills, and attributes you have developed in preparation for the career path you have chosen in question
    (2000 Characters).
    How to Answer “Why Should We Accept You?” in Your Secondaries
  • (Optional) The USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Scholarly Concentrations program aims to support the educational development of medical students by providing opportunities for academic endeavors in areas of special interest. This program facilitates self-directed learning, enhances interactions between students and fosters relationships between students and faculty. Scholarly concentrations provide a forum where diversity of ideas and perspectives are valued. Each concentration includes elements of course work, practical application and scholarly presentation.
    Please review our Scholarly Concentrations website to determine which concentration would be of interest to you and answer the following question. (Scholarly Concentrations Program | USF Health) How would the USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Scholarly Concentrations Program help your personal career goals? (2000 characters)
    How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
  • The University of South Florida, College of Medicine strives to educate a very diverse set of students who bring a variety of strengths and interests to the field of medicine. The definition of diversity is broad and includes (but is not limited to) lifestyle, race/ethnicity, geography, socioeconomic status and distance traveled through life. The definition of strength is also broad and includes (but not limited to) humanism, scholarship, intellectual curiosity, research and leadership. How do you feel your particular experiences, interests, and passions will add to the strength and diversity of the USF class and ultimately to the field of medicine? (2000 characters)
    How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
  • Describe your ideas about how the medical profession can best respond to disparities in healthcare (2000 characters).
    How To Answer Secondary Prompts About Current Challenges in Health Care
  • If you have experienced academic difficulties, please explain the situation and how it was resolved. (Please explain all grades less than a “B” (including B-) or any “withdrawal” on your transcripts). (2000 characters)
    How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
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