Weill Cornell 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 200-word limit.
- If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2018-2019) academic year, what are your plans? | How to Write About Your Gap Years in Secondary Essays
- Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. | How to Answer Secondary Prompts about “Why Us”
- Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
- For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom you’d like to do research. You do not need to list reasons, names are sufficient.
Primary Deadline: October 15, 2021
Secondary Deadline: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $100
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Email
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