Touro College New York Secondary Application

Touro College New York Secondary Essay Prompts

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These prompts are from the 2021 Application Cycle. (Older essays, if available are below)


  • Please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few of the following areas:
    a) Why Osteopathic Medicine? | How to Answer Secondary Prompts Specific To Osteopathy
    b) Have you been exposed to a diverse environment and how did you contribute? | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
    c) How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school?
    d) How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Primary Deadline: March 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $200
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates:

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine New York Mission:

The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is committed to training osteopathic physicians, with a particular emphasis on practicing medicine in underserved communities, and to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine.

We value and support public service, research, graduate medical education, and osteopathic clinical service in the community that will strive to improve health outcomes for those we serve.

We will work to educate students through the use of the latest innovative education techniques using summative and formative measures so as to graduate qualified osteopathic physicians.

Older Essays:

Touro College New York Secondary Application





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