University of Nevada, Las Vegas Secondary Application

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Secondary Essay Prompts

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

All prompts have a 250-word limit.


  • Describe how your background and future goals will contribute to the mission of the UNLV School of Medicine. | How to Write About How You Fit a Medical School’s Mission
  • Provide a BRIEF chronological summary of your time since graduating from high school up to the point of applying to medical school.
  • If you have any other information you believe is important for the Admissions Committee to consider, please include it here. Do not restate information already in your primary AMCAS application.

Primary Deadline: October 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $75
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes

University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine Vision:

Our vision is to create a world-class center of excellence and innovation for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada’s physicians with the most advanced knowledge, treatments, and technologies while serving the health care needs of our diverse urban community.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine Values:

  • Strive for Excellence
  • Drive Innovation
  • Serve with Compassion and Humility
  • Demonstrate Inclusion
  • Act with Integrity