University of Nevada–Reno School of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

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


What aspect of medical school do you foresee being of greatest challenge to you and why? How will you prepare for it? (250 words)

The state of Nevada faces a challenge in meeting the medical needs of some patients from diverse backgrounds, such as non-English speaking patients, patients from different races or ethnicities, or patients from the LGBTQ community. Please briefly describe the disparity being faced by one of these groups and respond to the following:

How would you personally contribute to meeting challenges in serving patients from diverse backgrounds?
How could you contribute to institutional efforts to alleviate these health disparities? (350 words)
Indicate any paid or volunteer experience, activities, or duties and the amount of time spent which you feel to be relevant to the study of medicine. Please list only experiences not only included on your amcas application. (NOTE: include dates and hours.)


1. Describe how your background and future goals will contribute to the mission of the UNLV School of Medicine. (Answer limit: 250 words)

2. Describe the impact attending medical school tuition-free will have on your medical career. (Answer limit: 250 words)

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