University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Secondary Essay Prompts

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


1. If you think that one or more of the following interests apply to you, check the appropriate box(es) and list specific experiences (academic, co-curricular, employment, personal, etc.) related to and supportive of this interest in the text box provided below. Do not use a paragraph format; list in bulleted format. (3500 characters)

Interested in establishing a medical practice in an underserved area

Interested in a career in research

Interested in a career in teaching

Interested in a career in primary care medicine

2. In the text box provided below, describe the setting in which you envision conducting your medical career. Also include how and why you think this setting would help fulfill your interests related to the practice of medicine. (3500 characters)


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

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