Texas Tech University Paul L. Foster Secondary Application

Texas Tech University Paul L. Foster 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.

All prompts have a 300-word limit.

Prompts

  • The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is to provide an outstanding education and development opportunities for a diverse group of students, residents, faculty, and staff; advance knowledge through innovation and research; and serve the needs of our socially and culturally diverse communities and regions.” Recognizing the components of this mission and that PLFSOM is located on the US/Mexico border, please describe why you are interested in applying to our school. | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”How to Write About How You Fit a Medical School’s Mission
  • Please describe how a parent, guardian, friend, relative, or mentor influenced your aspirations to obtain a medical degree. If not applicable, please so indicate.
  • The TTUHSC medical student honor code states “In my capacity as a Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine medical student, I will uphold the dignity of the medical profession. I will, to the best of my ability, avoid actions which might result in harm to my patients. I will protect the dignity of my patients and the deceased and will protect their confidential information in accordance with the prevailing standards of medical practice. I will not lie, cheat, or steal. I will enter into professional relationships with my colleagues, teachers, and other healthcare professionals in a manner that is respectful and reflective of the high standards and expectations of my profession. I will not tolerate violations of this Code by others and will report such violations to the appropriate authorities.” Please describe briefly past experiences or personal attributes that reflect your affinity with this honor code.
  • Please describe any personal experiences OR disadvantage (educational, financial or otherwise) and their significance to you in your pursuit of a medical degree. If not applicable, please so indicate.

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


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Mission:

The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is to provide an outstanding education and development opportunities for a diverse group of students, residents, faculty and staff; advance knowledge through innovation and research; and serve the needs of our socially and culturally diverse communities and regions. 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Vision:

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine will promote wellness and relieve human suffering through excellence in health care, intellectual innovation and service beyond borders.

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