Wright State University Boonshoft Secondary Application

Wright State University Boonshoft Secondary Essay Prompt

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

These prompts are from the 2021 Application Cycle. (Older essays, if available are below)

All prompts have a 250 character limit. 

Prompts:

  • If you earned a medically related certificate/license, how many hours have you worked in that role since earning your certificate/license? If not, please enter N/A. (100 Characters)
  • If there has been a significant economic hardship, please explain the circumstances. If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters) | How to Write About Your Obstacles, Challenges, and Problems in your Secondary Essays
  • If your parents are graduates of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, please list their name(s) and graduation year(s). Enter N/A if your parents are not Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Alumni. (100 Characters)
  • If you have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff, please list their name(s). Enter N/A if you do not have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff. (100 Characters)
  • If you have applied to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in a previous cycle, please indicate the year(s) of your previous application(s). Enter N/A if this is your first application to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. (100 Characters) | How to Write About Being a Reapplicant in Secondary Essays
  • If there has been or will be a gap in your education, please describe how you have/will use this time. If not, please enter N/A. (500 Characters) | How to Write About Your Gap Years in Secondary Essays
  • If you consider yourself a non-traditional candidate, please explain. If not, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances which you believe are pertinent to your application (i.e. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events). If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters) | How to Write About Red Flags in Your Secondary Essays
  • If you have attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school, as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O., please list the name of the school and explain the reason for separation. Enter N/A if you have not attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O. (500 Characters)
  • If you indicated that you have connections to Ohio, Wright State University or Boonshoft School of Medicine, please explain. If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)

Primary Deadline: November 1, 2021
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $70
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: Yes
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes


Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Mission:

To educate culturally diverse students to become excellent physicians by focusing on generalist training that is integrated, supported, and strengthened by specialists and researchers, all of whom value patient-focused care, community service, and research, and have passion for improving health in their communities.

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Vision:

To progress as a preeminent community-based medical school that advances new models of academic excellence and community health care.

Older Essays:

  • Was there a gap between achieving your last degree and expected matriculation into medical school? If so, please describe how you used this time. If not, please enter “not applicable”.
    How to Write About Your Gap Years in Secondary Essays
  • Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school (For example, a career change)? If so, please explain why. If not, please enter “not applicable”.
    How to Write About Career Changes in Your Secondary Essays
  • What ties do you have to the state of Ohio in general, Dayton, Ohio or Wright State University in particular? If none, please enter “not applicable”.
  • Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (ie. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events) which you feel may be pertinent to your application. If none, please enter “not applicable”.
    How to Write About Red Flags in Your Secondary Essays