Hofstra Zucker School of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

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

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Secondary Deadline: December 1, 2019
Secondary Fee: $100
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: Yes
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes/Email


The School of Medicine, in a culture of community, scholarship and innovation, is dedicated to inspiring diverse, promising students to lead and transform medicine for the betterment of humanity.


The School of Medicine aims to establish itself as a revered institution of higher medical education by means of accomplishing the following visionary objectives:

  • To be a premier “Millennial Medical School”
  • To be a major contributor to the redefining of medical education
  • To have positively changed the University, Northwell Health and the community
  • To have improved the health of the region


  • Community
  • Scholarship
  • Innovation
  • Learning
  • Humanism
  • Diversity
  • Professionalism
  • Patient Centeredness
  • Reflection 
  • Vision


1. If you are currently not a matriculated student, please indicate what you have been doing since the time of graduation until now. (1500 characters)

2. If your undergraduate education was interrupted for any reason and you were not enrolled in classes, please indicate the reasons, the duration of the interruption, and how you spent your time. This does not include time between programs post-graduation. (1500 characters)

3. Please use this space to describe any challenge or obstacle you have faced prior to your application to medical school and how you addressed that challenge. (1500 characters)


The secondary application essay prompts from this medical school application cycle are the same as above.


The secondary application essay prompts from this medical school application cycle are the same as above.

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