Oakland University (Beaumont) Secondary Essay Prompts

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

about Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Secondary Deadline: December 15, 2019
Secondary Fee: $75
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
Screens Applications: Yes
Accepts Application Updates: Yes

Mission

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is a collaborative, diverse, inclusive, and technologically advanced learning community, dedicated to enabling students to become skillful, ethical, and compassionate physicians, inquisitive scientists who are invested in the scholarship of discovery, and dynamic and effective medical educators.

Vision

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will be recognized by its students and faculty members – and by their peers in the global medical community – as a premier educational environment for individuals to become physicians and to study medicine throughout their lives, to transform the practice of medicine through research, and to lead in promoting, maintaining, and restoring health to individuals and communities served by the school and its graduates.

Values

  • Compassion:
    We are a “School that cares” by having a safe and secure environment that treats everyone with respect, sensitivity, dignity, decency and empathy in all our endeavors.
  • Partnership, Collaboration and Teamwork:
    We are dedicated to collegiality, collaboration, teamwork, and mutual respect as enthusiastically we work together within and across organizational boundaries in pursuit of our mission.
  • Innovation:
    We pursue all avenues to energize and encourage creativity while cultivating and nurturing the school environment to foster the unique talents of our students, staff and faculty.
  • Professionalism:
    We value honesty, integrity and ethical conduct in dealing with our students, patients, faculty, staff and the community we serve.
  • Quest for Excellence:
    We commit to doing the best for everyone who interacts with the school by always striving to build upon and enhance what already has been achieved.

2020-2021

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth, and how would your experiences contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in our community? (400 words)

2. Describe your motivation to attend OUWB. (250 words)

3. Optional: Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that are not already represented in your application materials? For example, if you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

4. Optional: If you are a re-applicant to OUWB, please describe improvements you have made to your current application from previous cycles (please include academics, experiences, and/or personal characteristics). (400 words)

5. Please describe how the COVID-19 epidemic has impacted your preparation for medical school (positively and/or negatively). (400 words)

2019-2020

1. If applicable, please describe any connections you have to the OUWB communities.

2. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth?

3. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation.

Optional Essay

4. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials.

2017-2018

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth?

2. Optional: Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials.

3. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation.

2016-2017

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

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