New York Institute of Technology 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.
Most prompts have a 1,000 character limit.
- Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education. | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
- Describe an experience you had in interacting/relating with people whose backgrounds are different than your own. What did you learn from it? How did it change your perspective? | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
- Describe a challenge you’ve faced and the steps you took to overcome it. | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
- After residency, describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine.
- How and where did you learn about NYITCOM? (250 characters max)
Primary Deadline: March 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $80
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission:
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) is committed to training osteopathic physicians for a lifetime of learning and practice, based upon the integration of evidence-based knowledge, critical thinking, and the tenets of osteopathic principles and practice. We are also committed to preparing osteopathic physicians for careers in health care, including that in the inner city and rural communities, as well as to the scholarly pursuit of new knowledge concerning health and disease. We provide a continuum of educational experiences to NYITCOM students, extending through the clinical and post-graduate years of training. This continuum provides the future osteopathic physician with the foundation necessary to maintain competence and compassion, as well as the ability to better serve society through research, teaching, and leadership.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine Vision:
To advance patient-centered, population-based osteopathic health care through transformative education and illuminating research.