University of California, Davis Secondary Application

University of California, Davis Secondary Application

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These prompts are from the 2021 Application Cycle and are unchanged from the previous cycle.

All of the prompts have a 500 character limit.


  • Discuss any elements of your application that you feel might be concerning to the Admissions Committee.
  • Do you have a connection to Northern or Central California?
  • If you answered ‘yes’ to having a connection to Northern or Central California, please explain below. If you answered ‘no’ type ‘not applicable’


  • At UC Davis School of Medicine, we realize that each applicant brings diversity and perspective from a broad range of experiences. In this section, we give you the opportunity to describe in detail the 3 extracurricular activities or experiences that have been most influential in leading you to a career in medicine. We realize that many applicants have identified key experiences in the main application. However, some do not and others identify less than 3. We apologize for any redundancy – feel free to reproduce the comments from your Primary application and expand on them as appropriate.Briefly describe this activity and its significance. How did it prepare you for a medical career? Include any supporting information (e.g., your contribution to the project or accomplishment as well as links to any publication, etc.).

Primary Deadline: October 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline:
Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $105
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: No

University of California, Davis School of Medicine Mission:

To provide excellent learner-centered education to a diverse body of medical students and graduate students; cultivating in them the passion to improve lives and transform the health of the communities they will serve as physicians, scientists and health care leaders.

University of California, Davis Secondary Application