Yale Secondary Application

Yale 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 500-word limit.

Essays:

REQUIRED

MD applicants: Please answer either one of the following questions.

MD/PhD applicants: Please answer question two as it pertains to your proposed PhD research.

OPTIONAL

  • It should be used to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee any important information (personal, academic, or professional) not discussed in other sections of your Yale Secondary Application.

Primary Deadline: October 15, 2020
Secondary Deadline
: Unknown (Try to turn your secondaries around within two weeks after receiving)
Secondary Fee: $95
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
VITA Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Portal


Yale School of Medicine Mission:

As a preeminent academic medical center that supports the highest quality education, research, and patient care, the Yale School of Medicine will:

  • Educate and inspire scholars and future leaders who will advance the practice of medicine and the biomedical sciences,
  • Advance medical knowledge to sustain and improve health and to alleviate suffering caused by illness and disease, and
  • Provide outstanding care and service for patients in a compassionate and respectful manner.
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