SUNY Upstate School of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

These are the secondary application essay prompts for State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate School of Medicine. To put your best foot forward and maximize your chance of an interview invitation, visit our secondary application editing page.

2017-2018

If you earned your baccalaureate degree prior to this past June, please indicate your plans for the upcoming academic year:

Which medical specialty are you thinking about pursuing at this point?

Are there any areas of weakness in your application that you would like to clarify for the Admissions Committee? Yes/No
If yes, please describe:

(1800 characters for all)

2016-2017

Regular admissions prompts (word/character limit not stated)

If you earned your baccalaureate degree prior to this past June, please indicate your plans for the upcoming academic year.

What medical specialty are you thinking about pursuing at this point?

Are there any areas of weakness in your application that you would like to clarify for the Admissions Committee?

Rural Medicine prompts (no character limit specified)
1. Why do you consider yourself suited to rural medical practice?
2. If you have lived in a rural community, please describe it and indicate how long you have lived there.
3. Describe your understanding of an issue or challenge facing rural communities now or in the future.
4. Describe any relevant medical encounters that either you or your family has experienced. How has this influenced your desire to practice rural medicine?
5. What are your future career goals?

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