University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School Secondary Essay Prompts

These are the secondary application essay prompts for University of Minnesota Medical School (Duluth). To put your best foot forward and maximize your chance of an interview invitation, visit our secondary application editing page.

2018-2019

1. In what ways do you fit the goals of the Duluth medical school program?

2. How familiar are you with life in a rural setting or American Indian community? 781

3. What are some of the professional and personal advantages and disadvantages of a rural family medicine practice? 741

4. How have you familiarized yourself with the field of medicine? 554

5. How have your volunteer experiences influenced your life goals? 913

6. Briefly describe your career plans in the event that you do not attend medical school.

7. Have you ever struggled with being honest and compassionate at the same time? Describe the situation, the struggles and, if there was one, the resolution. 700

8. Describe an experience you have had working in a team (other than a sports team), what role you played, and your comfort level with that role.

9. What does lifelong learning mean to you?

10. What are your recreational and leisure activities?

11. Medical school can be stressful. What coping skills have you used in the past to deal with stressful situations?

12. Please use this space to update the information contained in your AMCAS application. Indicate grades earned, alterations in your proposed coursework or graduation dates, additions to your extracurricular activities, and anything else you feel the Committee should know.

13. Please describe what you are currently doing. If you have already graduated please indicate what you have been doing since graduation and what your plans are for the coming year.

14. FOR REAPPLICANTS ONLY: What have you done to improve your application to medical school?

15. State Ties

2017-2018

Everything is 800 characters.

1. In what ways do you fit the goals of the Duluth medical school program?

2. How familiar are you with life in a rural setting or American Indian community?

3. What are some of the professional and personal advantages and disadvantages of a rural family medicine practice?

4. How have you familiarized yourself with the field of medicine?

5. How have your volunteer experiences influenced your life goals?

6. Briefly describe your career plans in the event that you do not attend medical school.

7. Have you ever struggled with being honest and compassionate at the same time? Describe the situation, the struggles and, if there was one, the resolution.

8. Describe an experience you have had working in a team (other than a sports team), what role you played, and your comfort level with that role.

9. What does lifelong learning mean to you?

10. What are your recreational and leisure activities?

11. Medical school can be stressful. What coping skills have you used in the past to deal with stressful situations?

12. Please use this space to update the information contained in your AMCAS application. Indicate grades earned, alterations in your proposed coursework or graduation dates, additions to your extracurricular activities, and anything else you feel the Committee should know.

13. Please describe what you are currently doing. If you have already graduated please indicate what you have been doing since graduation and what your plans are for the coming year.

14. Describe your ties to the state of Minnesota.

15. FOR REAPPLICANTS ONLY: What have you done to improve your application to medical school?

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