University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

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About University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Secondary Deadline: December 1, 2019
Secondary Fee: $100
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates:

Mision 

To improve the health of all people, especially Missourians, through exemplary education, research and patient-centered care. 

Vision 

To be a transformational leader in improving health.

Values

  • Excellence: We pursue the highest goals and accept the sacrifices and responsibilities required to achieve our best possible performance.
  • Respect: We nurture free and open discourse, listen to new ideas, and value diverse perspectives and talents.
  • Service: We put forth our most diligent efforts on behalf of our patients, learners, stakeholders and partners.
  • Integrity: We commit to honesty, truthfulness and authenticity in our relationships and activities.
  • Responsibility: We exhibit a strong sense of duty, stewardship and accountability to each other and to the public.
  • Innovation: We pursue an ongoing, collaborative process of discovery and translate knowledge for the benefit and service of society.
  • Compassion: We relate to others in a caring, empathic manner and strive to prevent and relieve human suffering.
  • Inclusion: We promote diversity and convey a sense of belonging, respect and value for all persons.

2019-2020

1. Please describe any element within your candidacy not fully addressed on the AMCAS application that you want the Admissions Committee to consider. Please include information regarding how you heard about our school, and any factors(programs, people, mission, geography etc.) that led you to apply. (2000 characters)

Diversity Essay

2. Please discuss (e.g. using specific personal traits, education, life experiences, etc.)

  • How you will add to the overall diversity of the medical school and the practice of medicine AND
  • How you will contribute to an inclusive learning environment at the medical school and the practice of medicine.

Reapplicant Essay

3. In the space provided below, please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief application history (including when you first applied and the number of application attempts). Please describe in detail the ways in which this application is superior to your previous application(s).

2017-2018

1. Please describe any element within your candidacy not fully addressed on the AMCAS application that you want the Admissions Committee to consider. Please include information regarding how you heard about our school, and any factors(programs, people, mission, geography etc.) that led you to apply. (2000 char)

2. Please discuss (e.g. using specific personal traits, education, life experiences, etc.):

3. How you will add to the overall diversity of the medical school and the practice of medicine AND
How you will contribute to an inclusive learning environment at the medical school and the practice of medicine. (2000 char)

4. Have you previously applied to the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine? (Y/N)

5. In the space provided below, please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief application history (including when you first applied and the number of application attempts). Please describe in detail the ways in which this application is superior to your previous application(s). (3000 char

2016-2017

1. Please describe any element within your candidacy not fully addressed on the AMCAS application that you want the Admissions Committee to consider. Please include information regarding how you heard about our school, and any factors(programs, people, mission, geography etc.) that led you to apply. (2000 characters)

2. Please outline how you might add to the overall diversity of the medical school and the practice of medicine. This could reference specific personal traits, education, life experiences, etc. (2000 characters)

3. For Reapplicants: In the space provided below, please provide the Admissions Committee with a brief application history (including when you first applied and the number of application attempts). Please describe in detail the ways in which this application is superior to your previous application(s). (3000 characters)

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