University of Arizona, Phoenix Secondary Application

University of Arizona, Phoenix Secondary Essay Prompts

(If you have updated prompts, please submit them at updatesecondaries.com)

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

All prompts have a 1,000 character limit.

Prompts:

  • I previously applied to any medical school (select yes if you submitted a primary or secondary application). If yes, please provide specific examples that illustrate how you are a stronger applicant this cycle. (1000 characters) | How to Write About Being a Reapplicant in Secondary Essays
  • If you were to describe the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix to someone else, what would you share with them? (1000 characters)
  • What achievement are you most proud of in your life? What aspect(s) of this achievement will you bring to our medical school? (1000 characters)
  • The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix practices Inclusive Excellence, which celebrates the differences, talents, and unique qualities of all individuals. Please describe how you will pursue Inclusive Excellence in your studies while contributing to the collaborative environment at the College of Medicine – Phoenix. (1000 characters) | How to Answer “Why Should We Accept You?” in Your Secondaries
  • Servant Leadership is a Core Value and Attribute we deem essential for our students to possess. To us, it is service to others where one possesses personal humility along with a strong professional will. Describe a time where you have practiced this skill or have seen this in another. What traits were exemplified, and how will you apply these traits to your career in medicine? (1000 characters) | How to Write About How You Fit a Medical School’s Mission
  • [Optional] Please reflect on your entire application; is there anything you would like to further share with the Admissions Committee? Items to consider: connection(s) to Phoenix and/or our medical community, your plan during this applicant season, gap(s) in your education, personal and/or academic challenges. Do not repeat any information already mentioned in the primary or secondary applications. (1000 characters) | How to Write About Your Gap Years in Secondary Essays | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays

Primary Deadline: November 2, 2020
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $85
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: Yes
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: No


University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix Mission:

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. We are uniquely positioned to accelerate the biomedical and economic engines in Phoenix and the State by leveraging our vital relationships with key clinical and community partners. 

University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix Values:

  • Collaboration
  • Community
  • Diversity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Servant Leadership

Older Essays:

Required Essays:

Optional Essays:

  • I previously applied to any medical school (select yes if you submitted a primary or secondary application). If yes, how are you a stronger applicant this cycle?
    How to Write About Being a Reapplicant in Secondary Essays
  • Please reflect on your entire application, is there anything you would like to further explain to the Admissions Committee? Do not repeat any information already mentioned in the national or secondary applications.
  • Please reference the Work/Activities section. If any of the competencies were unmatched, please provide an explanation below.
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