Florida International University Secondary Essay Prompts

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

2017-2018

1. Given the unique mission of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, how do you know we will be a mission fit for you? (1200 char)

2. What attributes do you believe are essential to be successful within the medical profession? Of these attributes, which do you possess and how have you demonstrated these in the past? (1200 char)

3. Explain in detail an experience in which you collaborated, worked or were exposed to diverse backgrounds different from your own. Please describe the impact the experience had on you. (1200 char)

4. Explain a situation in which you have received criticism. What was the criticism and how did you respond to it? (1200 char)

2016-2017

1. Given the unique mission of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, please describe how your personal characteristics and values make you a suitable candidate for medicine. How will you contribute to the student body? (1200 char)

2. Describe how you have handled a personal or academic challenge. Focus on what you learned about yourself and how it will help you face possible challenges in medical school. (1200 char)

3. Explain in detail an experience in which you collaborated, worked or were exposed to diverse backgrounds different from your own. Please describe the impact the experience had on you. (1200 char)

4. Were you ever surprised by criticism you received? If so, what was the criticism and how did you respond to it?

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