Robert Wood Johnson (Rutgers) Secondary Application

Robert Wood Johnson (Rutgers) 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)

We are offering a primary care tract called PACCE that provides extensive mentoring and longitudinal care experiences in your third year of medical school. We will be conducting an additional interview for applicants interested in this track. For accepted students selected for PACCE, First and second year medical school experiences, placement in PACCE practices, and primary care advisement will be available.

Prompts:

  • Are you interested in participating in PACCE? (if yes or maybe, then: If yes or maybe, please provide a short paragraph explaining how you know a primary care focused specialty is your preference)
  • If applicable, please comment on any science grade(s) listed on your application for which you received grades lower than a B. If applicable, please comment if there is a downward trend in your science and/or total grade point average (GPA).
  • Please let us know how you prepared for your most recent MCAT. If you have taken the MCAT more than once let us know if you prepared differently for prior tests.
  • If you have taken time off during your undergraduate training or if you have already graduated, please provide information to explain this time by providing a line-by-line description of activities or explanation delineated by month/year to month/year.
  • Were you, or are you, employed during the school year? If so please let us know the type of work, hours worked, etc. In addition, please indicate if you and/or your parents are/were employed by RWJMS.

Primary Deadline: December 1, 2020
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $80
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
VITA Required: Yes
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates:


Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Mission:

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to transforming health care for New Jersey and the nation through innovation and excellence in education, research, patient- and family-centered care and addressing the health of our diverse community.

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Vision:

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School will become the academic engine driving a new healthcare paradigm in New Jersey; the state’s first and largest academic high-value health care system.

Older Essays:

  • If applicable, please comment on any science grade(s) listed on your application for which you received grades lower than a B. If applicable, please comment if there is a downward trend in your science and/or total grade point average (GPA). (Word count not provided) | How to Write About Red Flags in Your Secondary Essays
  • Please let us know how you prepared for your most recent MCAT. If you have taken the MCAT more than once let us know if you prepared differently for prior tests. (Word count not provided) | How to Write About Being a Reapplicant in Secondary Essays
  • Were you, or are you, employed during the school year? If so please let us know the type of work, hours worked, etc. In addition, please indicate if you and/or your parents are/were employed by RWJSM. (Word count not provided)
  • If you have taken time off during your undergraduate training, or if you have already graduated, please please provide information to explain this time by providing a line-by-line description of activities or explanation delineated by month/year to month/year. (Word count not provided) | How to Discuss Breaks in Your Education in Secondary Essays
  • If you’re applying with a state of legal residence that is not New Jersey, please indicate your connection to New Jersey and explain this connection.  (Word count not provided)
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