The University of Toledo Secondary Application

The University of Toledo 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.

Prompts:

  • We invite you to briefly discuss any other connections you may have to the university of Toledo, the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the city of Toledo, or the region or Northwest Ohio, and to provide additional information about any of the affiliations you noted above.   (500-word limit)
  • One of the AAMC Core Competencies for entering medical students involves cultural competence: “Demonstrates knowledge of socio-cultural factors that affect interactions and behaviors ; shows an appreciation and respect for multiple dimensions of diversity; recognizes and acts on the obligation to inform one’s own judgment; engages diverse and competing perspectives as a resource for learning, citizenship, and work; recognizes and appropriately addresses bias in themselves and others; interacts effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.” Discuss a specific experience from your life that you feel demonstrates your level of competence in one of the above domains. As part of your discussion, explain how you feel this experience will impact your future contribution to the cultural diversity and inclusion at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences. (600-word limit) | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
  • One of the AAMC Core Competencies for entering medical school involves resilience and adaptability. This competency involves the ability to tolerate stressful or changing environments or situations and adapt effectively to them. Additional characteristics of this competency are persistence and the ability to recover from setbacks. Discuss a specific instance from your life that you feel demonstrates your level on competence in resilience and adaptability as you described above. As part of your discussion, explain how you feel this experience will help you meet new challenges you may face in medical school. (600-word limit) | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays

Primary Deadline: November 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: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Portal


The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Mission:

The mission of The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences is to improve health in the communities and region we serve. We do this by educating excellent clinicians and scientists, by providing patient centered and high-quality care and by producing nationally recognized research in focused area.

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Vision:

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, with its partner ProMedica, is nationally recognized for education and focused research, and regionally distinguished for comprehensive clinical care.

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Values:

  • Professionalism
  • Discovery
  • Collaboration
  • Diversity
  • Service
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