Tulane University Secondary Application

Tulane 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.


  • Briefly describe the reasons for your interest in Tulane University School of Medicine. (150 words) | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
  • List any leadership positions, in clubs or organizations, you may have held during college. (100 words)
  • Please list your hobbies and major non-academic interests. (150 words)
  • Tulane University School of Medicine values the diversity of its patients, faculty, staff, and students. Do you identify with a particular group that you believe is underrepresented among medical professionals? These include groups oriented around, but not limited to: ethnicity, race, sexuality, religion, and economic background. (60 words-Optional) | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
  • If you’ve already graduated from college there is another prompt: What have you been pursuing since graduation? (150 words) | How to Write About Career Changes in Your Secondary Essays

Primary Deadline: October 15, 2021
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $125
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Portal

Tulane University School of Medicine Mission:

We improve human health and foster healthy communities through discovery and translation of the best science into clinical practice and education; to deliver the highest quality patient care and prepare the next generation of distinguished clinical and scientific leaders.

Tulane University School of Medicine Vision:

To be a distinctive, preeminent research-intensive medical school, transforming health through discovery, lifelong learning, and patient-centered health care.

Tulane University School of Medicine Values:

  • Accountability
  • Compassion
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Creativity