Weill Cornell Secondary Application

Weill Cornell Secondary Essay Prompts

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

Prompts have been updated June 2023. (Older essays, if available are below)



  • Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. (1525 characters)
  • Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. (1525 characters)
  • If applicable, please tell us about any special circumstances related to COVID-19 that could help us understand you better. (1525 characters)


  • If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2022-2023) academic year, what are your plans? (1525 characters)

Primary Deadline: Usually around Oct 15th
Secondary Deadline: Usually around Nov 15th
Secondary Fee: $100
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
Casper Required: No
PREview Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Email

Weill Cornell Medical College Mission:

Weill Cornell Medical College and the Graduate School of Medical Sciences are committed to excellence in research, teaching, patient care, and the advancement of the art and science of medicine. To this end, our mission is to provide the finest education possible for medical students and students pursuing advanced degrees in the biomedical sciences, to contribute to the lifelong education of physicians throughout their careers, to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge, to improve the healthcare of the nation and the world both now and for future generations, and to provide the highest quality of clinical care for the communities we serve. Success in any of these areas contributes to success in the others.


Weill Cornell Secondary Application