Marshall University Secondary Essay Prompts

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

about Marshall university joan c. Edwards school of medicine

Secondary Deadline: December 15, 2019
Secondary Fee: $75 for Residents/$100 for Nonresidents
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes for Nonresidents That Are Not From A Surrounding State
Accepts Application Updates:


The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is a community-based, Veterans Affairs affiliated medical school dedicated to providing high quality medical education and postgraduate training programs to foster a skilled physician workforce to meet the unique healthcare needs of West Virginia and Central Appalachia. Building upon its medical education foundation, the school seeks to develop centers of excellence in clinical care, including primary care in rural underserved areas, focused and responsive programs of biomedical science graduate study, biomedical and clinical science research, academic scholarship and public service outreach. The School is committed to fulfilling its mission by creating a diverse and inclusive academic community that is sustained in a collegial and nurturing environment of life-long learning.


All prompts have a 5,000 character limit. 

1. Why did you decide to apply to the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine? If you have strong ties to West Virginia, please describe in detail.

2. Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Where do you want to serve or practice medicine?

3. If you are not presently attending school, indicate your employment or other plans for the time prior to your planned enrollment in medical school.

(no character limit)


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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