Baylor College of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

These are the secondary application essay prompts for Baylor College of Medicine. To put your best foot forward and maximize your chance of an interview invitation, visit our secondary application editing page.


Indicate any special experiences, unusual factors or other information you feel would be helpful in evaluating you, including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, prevailing over adversity. You may expand upon but not repeat AMCAS application information.
(2000 character limit)

This is a difficult question because the key is to answer effectively while not repeating what was stated in the primary app. Choose an experience or experiences you feel strongly about and then try to think about how you could explain their importance from a fresh angle. Perhaps there was a deeper or different lesson it taught you than what you previously described. Tie the experience to a tangible skill you gained or lesson you learned which will help you impact the medical profession. If there are experiences or components of your background which were not covered in the primary app, it makes sense to expand upon them here. This may be a more effective approach. Considering choosing something non-medical which helped you grow as a person and future doctor. An interesting personal anecdote is one way to catch the attention of the reader and make this a unique response.


The secondary application essay prompts from this year are the same as above.

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