New York Medical College Secondary Application

New York Medical College Secondary Essay Prompts

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


  • If you do not have any family members with a connection to NYMC for any of the below categories you can skip this section. (300 characters)
    In this activity please indicate if you have/had a family member (Grandparent, Parent or Sibling) that attended the NYMC School of Medicine. Applicable to alumni from School of Medicine only. Does not apply to alumni from NYMC-sponsored residency programs, NYMC Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) or NYMC School of Health Sciences & Practice (SHSP)In this activity please indicate if you have a family member (Grandparent, Parent or Sibling) Applicable to full-time faculty at School of Medicine onlyIn this activity please indicate if you have a family member (Grandparent, Parent or Sibling) Applicable to full-time employees at School of Medline only.
  • Please review the NYMC Social Media Policy. If you select YES, we ask that you please briefly explain what has been posted. (300 characters)
    In keeping with New York Medical College’s (NYMC) and Touro College and University System’s policies on prospective student online conduct, College staff members do not “police” online social networks and the College is firmly committed to the principle of free speech. However, when the College receives a report of inappropriate online conduct, we are obligated to investigate; New York Medical College reserves the right to rescind admissions for misconduct or lack of professionalism wherever it occurs, including online.Is there anything in your social media presence (past, or present) that would bring discredit or dishonor on you, the institution, the program or profession (if applicable) or that could be considered derogatory, hateful, or threatening? (Yes/ No)
  • Please share any disruptions in your academic, volunteer, work, and/or personal life related to COVID-19 that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (300 characters)

Primary Deadline: Usually around Dec 15th
Secondary Deadline
: Usually around Jan 31st
Secondary Fee: $130
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
Casper Required: Yes
PREview Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Email

New York Medical College School of Medicine Mission:

New York Medical College is a health sciences college whose purpose is to educate physicians, scientists, public health specialists, and other healthcare professionals, and to conduct biomedical and population-based research. Through its faculty and affiliated clinical partners, the College provides service to its community in an atmosphere of excellence, scholarship and professionalism. New York Medical College believes that the rich diversity of its student body and faculty is important to its mission of educating outstanding health care professionals for the multicultural world of the 21st century.

New York Medical College School of Medicine Vision:

The College will continue to be one of the foremost medical schools in the nation accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, offering an educational program leading to the M.D. degree, as well as masters and doctoral programs in public health, the biomedical sciences and other health professions. With its wide spectrum of hospital and teaching affiliates, New York Medical College provides excellent educational, research, specialty and primary care opportunities throughout the New York metropolitan and tri-state area.

New York Medical College Secondary Application