Wright State University School of Medicine Secondary Essay Prompts

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

about Wright State University School of Medicine

Secondary Deadline: December 15, 2022
Secondary Fee: $70
FAP Waiver: Full Fee Waived
CASPer Required: No
Screens Applications: No
Accepts Application Updates: Yes

Mission 

To educate culturally diverse students to become excellent physicians by focusing on generalist training that is integrated, supported, and strengthened by specialists and researchers, all of whom value patient-focused care, community service, and research, and have passion for improving health in their communities.

Vision

To progress as a preeminent community-based medical school that advances new models of academic excellence and community health care

2022-2023

1. If you earned a medically related certificate/license, how many hours have you worked in that role since earning your certificate/license? If not, please enter N/A. (100 characters)

2. If there has been a significant economic hardship, please explain the circumstances. If none, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

3. If your parents are graduates of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, please list their name(s) and graduation year(s). Enter N/A if your parents are not Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Alumni. (100 characters)

4. If you have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff, please list their name(s). Enter N/A if you do not have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff. (100 characters)

5. If you have applied to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in a previous cycle, please indicate the year(s) of your previous application(s). Enter N/A if this is your first application to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. (100 characters)

6. What is the primary reason that you have chosen to apply to the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine? (750 characters)

7. Are there any specific patient populations that that you desire to serve as a physician? (750 characters)

8. If there has been or will be a gap in your education, please describe how you have/will use this time. If not, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

9. If you consider yourself a non-traditional candidate, please explain. If not, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

10. Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances which you believe are pertinent to your application (i.e. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events). If none, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

11. If you have attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school, as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O., please list the name of the school and explain the reason for separation. Enter N/A if you have not attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O. (750 characters)

12. If you are not a current resident of the state of Ohio, please describe your connection to Ohio. If you have no connection to the state of Ohio, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

13. If you have a connection to Wright State University, please describe your that connection. If you have no connection to Wright State University, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

14. If you have a connection to the Boonshoft School of Medicine, please describe that connection. If you have no connection to the Boonshoft School of Medicine, please enter N/A. (750 characters)

2019-2020

1. Was there a gap between achieving your last degree and expected matriculation into medical school? If so, please describe how you used this time. If not, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)

2. Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school (For example, a career change)? If so, please explain why. If not, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)

3. What ties do you have to the state of Ohio in general, Dayton, Ohio or Wright State University in particular? If none, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)

4. Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (ie. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events) which you feel may be pertinent to your application. If none, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)

2018-2019

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

2017-2018

1. Was there a gap year between achieving your last degree and expected matriculation into medical school? If so, please describe how you used this time. If not, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)

2. Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school? Is so, please explain why. If not, please enter “not applicable”. (500 characters)

3. What ties do you have to the state of Ohio in general, Dayton, Ohio or Wright State University in particular? If none, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)

4. Why did you choose to apply to Boonshoft School of Medicine? (500 characters)

2016-2017

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

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