University of Virginia 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.
All prompts have a 350-word limit.
- Why are you interested in attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine? What factors will be most important to you in choosing a medical school? | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
- How will you contribute to the diversity of your medical school class and the University of Virginia School of Medicine? | How to Write About Diversity in Your Secondary Essays
- Describe a situation which you found challenging. How did you manage it? | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
Primary Deadline: November 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $80
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes
University of Virginia School of Medicine Mission:
At the University of Virginia School of Medicine, our primary purpose is to educate and train physicians and scientists to help people achieve healthy, productive lives and to advance knowledge in the medical sciences.