Texas A&M University Secondary Application

Texas A&M University 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.


  • Describe briefly any experiences and/or skills that have made you more sensitive or appreciative of other cultures or the human condition. (3500 character maximum)
  • Describe any circumstances indicative of some hardship, such as, but not limited to, financial difficulties, personal or family illness, a medical condition, a death in the immediate family or educational disadvantage (Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate. The character limit on this essay is 3500. | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
  • The honor code for the Texas A&M College of Medicine is: “A Texas A&M medical student is a professional who exhibits leadership, honesty, integrity, compassion, respect and self-discipline.” Please briefly discuss what activities or personal attributes demonstrate best that you would be a good custodian of our honor code. (3500 character maximum)
  • List the area (or areas) of medicine that appeals to you and briefly explain. (Optional/ Limit your explanation to 50 words or 250 characters for each area of interest you list.) Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate. | How to Answer Secondary Prompts About Specialties

Secondary Deadline: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $60
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates:

Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine Mission:

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the people of Texas through excellence in education, research and health care delivery.

Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine Vision:

Our vision is to develop the innovators and leaders in medicine and biomedical research who will transform American medicine in the 21st century.


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