Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

These are the secondary application essay prompts for Washington University St. Louis 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

Have you already completed your undergraduate education, have you had your college or graduate education interrupted, or do you plan not to be a full-time student during your application year? (Yes/No)

If yes: Describe in chronological order your activities during the time(s) when you were not enrolled as a full-time student. (2000 char)

(If no: Nothing)

Describe a time or situation where you have been unsuccessful or failed. OPTIONAL (3000 char)

Do you have unique experiences or obstacles that were not covered in your application about which you would like to inform our Admissions Committee? OPTIONAL (3000 char)

Have you been convicted of any criminal offense (excluding speeding and non-moving traffic offenses)?

If yes: Please explain (1000 char)

2016-2017

1. (optional) Do you have unique experiences or obstacles that you have overcome that were not covered in your application about which you would like to inform our Admissions Committee? (maximum 3000 characters including spaces)

2. (optional) Describe a time or situation where you have been unsuccessful or failed. (maximum 3000 characters including spaces)

3. If you have already completed your education, if your college or graduate education was interrupted, or if you do not plan to be a full-time student during the current year, describe in chronological order your activities during the time(s) when you were not enrolled as a full-time student. (maximum 1800 characters including spaces)

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