Mayo Clinic School of Medicine (Rochester) Secondary Essay Prompts

These are the secondary application essay prompts for Mayo Clinic School of Medicine – Rochester, Minnesota. To put your best foot forward and maximize your chance of an interview invitation, visit our secondary application editing page.

about Mayo Clinic shool of Medicine

Secondary Deadline: November 15, 2019
Secondary Fee: $120
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes Post Interview/Email

Mission

To educate and inspire a diverse workforce of physicians and scientists through excellence in medical education, research and clinical care; to alleviate human suffering by providing compassionate and culturally sensitive care; to enhance the biomedical sciences through discovery and innovation; and to advance the national health care system through population science and leadership.

  • Physician leaders. Physicians model servant leadership in a wide variety of professional settings.
  • Patient-centered. Exemplifying humanism and Mayo Clinic’s unique model of patient-centered health care.
  • Science-driven. Supporting evidence-based medicine and accelerating discovery and innovation using traditional and emerging sciences, and improving the health care system by applying tools from the science of health care delivery.
  • Team-based. Working and studying in collaborative groups and facilitating interdisciplinary, collaborative team-based practice.
  • High-value health care. Advancing the science of health care delivery by mastering the necessary knowledge to improve quality, safety and service within health care systems.
  • Resilient. Adjusting and thriving in an evolving health care landscape, through deliberate training in wellness and resilience and ongoing reflection and effective change in self and in others.
  • Diverse and culturally competent. Recognizing, valuing and respecting the richness of diversity and cultural differences.

Vision 

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine will transform heath care for both patients and society through excellence in education, discovery, innovation and leadership.

2019-2020

1. If you selected YES in Section A above, please tell us in a few sentences why you are interested in the MN/FL 2+2 Track (50 words or less. Please leave blank if you DO NOT wish to be considered for this program.)

2. Why are you specifically interested in pursuing your medical education at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine even if you gain acceptances to other highly ranked medical schools (500 words max)?

3. We are all unique in different ways. Explain how your personal diversity manifests in your personal and professional activities (500 words max).

4. Share with us your thoughts about the relevance – or not – of diverse learning environments in which you wish to learn medicine (500 words max).

5. MAYO EXPERIENCE: Do you have any current or past connection to any of the Mayo Clinic campuses? (This would include employment (yourself or family member), volunteer service, education/research programs (Mayo Worrall Scholars Program, Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF), internship, lab assistant, etc.) (500 words max).

2018-2019

Submit answers to the following questions (500 words or less each)

1. Why are you specifically interested in pursuing your medical education at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine even if you gain acceptances to other highly ranked medical schools?

2. We are all unique in different ways. Explain how your personal diversity manifests in your personal and professional activities.

3. Share with us your thoughts about the relevance – or not – of diverse learning environments in which you wish to learn medicine.

2017-2018

ESSAYS: Submit answers to the following questions (500 words or less each)

1. Please tell us why you are specifically interested in pursuing your medical education at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine – MN even if you gain acceptances to other highly ranked medical schools

2. Please tell us how you would contribute to the diversity of your medical school class at Mayo?

2016-2017

There were no essay prompts in the secondary application for this application cycle – just an application fee.

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