University of Michigan Secondary Application

University of Michigan Secondary Essay Prompts

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These prompts are from the 2019 Application Cycle.

All prompts have a 1,500 character limit.


  • Choose one of the following areas in which you have interest. Comment on how you would hope to impact medicine in this area.
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • Underserved Populations
    • Entrepreneurial Medicine
    • Other
  • At the University of Michigan Medical School, we are committed to building a superb educational community with students of diverse talents, experiences, opinions, and backgrounds. What would you as an individual bring to our medical school community?

Optional Essay

  • If you would like to comment in depth regarding your research background you may answer this optional question. How would your past experiences in laboratory-based research on fundamental problems in the biological and biomedical sciences motivate you to pursue similar efforts as a physician-scientist?

Secondary Deadline: October 15, 2018
Secondary Fee: $85
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Portal

University of Michigan Medical School Mission:

To transform health through bold and innovatiove education, discovery, and service. 


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