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Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Secondary

2018-2019

The college’s mission is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. Therefore, as a community-based medical school, community service is important to the College. What community service activity was your most meaningful and do you currently continue to give your time to the activity?

Character limit 1600 (including spaces)

Our College believes in working collaboratively. Thus being able to work in a team is vital to the success of an FAU Medical Student, yet being able to lead is equally important. Give an example of when you were part of a team and had a leadership role. How did you influence your team members to carry out their tasks within the group? How did you perform in your role within the team? What did you learn from having to lead a team? Did any problems arise? How did you overcome them? What did you learn about being a part of a team, while also holding a leadership position?

Character limit 1600 (including spaces)

The FAU College of Medicine Admissions Committee is interested in learning more about you as a person. Please describe a noteworthy personal challenge you have faced, one which you feel has helped to shape you as a person. Examples may include a moral and/or ethical dilemma, a situation of personal adversity, or a hurdle in your life that you worked hard to overcome. Please include how you got through the experience and what you learned about yourself as a result.

Character limit 1600 (including spaces)

Diversity is an array of things. What unique qualities and/or traits will you bring to our College? What distinctive attributes would you bring to the practice of medicine? What values, skills, talents, and life experiences – and how you would add to the cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine?

Character limit 1600 (including spaces)

Have you held any type of paid employment? If so, please tell us about your most meaningful employment experience. What traits do you feel you learned while with that employer? (If you have not held paid employment, please write none)

2017 – 2018

Whether or not you will be a full-time student, please provide details of your activities/employment for the application year. (1200 Character limit)

Tell us why you would like to be admitted to the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU. (1600 Character Limit)

Tell us about your most meaningful community service experience. (not related to patient care if none, please write none) (1600 Characters)

Tell us about your leadership experience(s) and/or key leadership skills. (Organized a fundraiser, club/organization officer role, how do you motivate or influence people, if none, please write none) (1600 Characters)

Briefly describe a situation where you had to overcome adversity; include lessons learned and how you think it will affect your career as a future physician (if none, please write none)

Describe what you would bring to the practice of medicine – your values, skills, talents, and life experiences – and how you would add to the cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. (1600 Characters)

Tell us about your most meaningful employment experience. (not related to patient care, if none, please write none)

2016 – 2017

Limit all essays to 1200 characters including spaces

1.Tell us about your most meaningful community service experience. (not related to patient care if none, please write none)
2.Tell us about your most meaningful employment experience. (not related to patient care, if none, please write none)
3.Tell us about your most meaningful leadership experience. (if none, please write none)
4.Tell us about any creative endeavors you participate(d) in. (e.g., art, dance, music, etc if none, please write none)
5.Describe a situation in which you interacted with a culturally diverse group. (if none, please write none)

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