Secondary Database

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Secondary

Here are Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s secondary questions.

2019-2020

Briefly describe your single, most rewarding experience. Feel free to refer to an experience previously described in your AMCAS application.

Are there any areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you? If so, please comment.

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.

Briefly describe a situation where you were not in the majority. What did you learn from the experience?

Optional: The Admissions Committee values hearing about each candidate for admission, including what qualities the candidate might bring to the School of Medicine if admitted. If you feel there is information not already addressed in the application that will enable the Committee to know more about you and this has influenced your desire to be a physician, feel free to write a brief statement in the space below. You may address any subject you wish, such as being a first generation college student, or being a part of a minority group (whether because of your sexual orientation, religion, economic status, gender identity, ethnicity) or being the child of undocumented immigrants or being undocumented yourself, etc. Please note that this question is optional and that you will not be penalized should you choose not to answer it.

All are 9999 characters

2018-2019 

If you took a gap year: 700 char box describing activities

If you took time off *during* undergrad: 700 char box describing why / what you did

600 chars for academic honors and awards.

Briefly describe your single, most rewarding experience. Feel free to refer to an experience previously described in your AMCAS application.

This space is limited to 900 characters. Please type directly in this box or, you can create your essays in a word processor and then cut and paste your response into the essay box. Please do not use tabs or hard returns.

Are there any areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you? If so, please comment.

This space is limited to 1100 characters. Please type directly in this box or, you can create your essays in a word processor and then cut and paste your response into the essay box. Please do not use tabs or hard returns.

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.

This space is limited to 900 characters. Please type directly in this box or, you can create your essays in a word processor and then cut and paste your response into the essay box. Please do not use tabs or hard returns.

Briefly describe a situation where you were not in the majority. What did you learn from this experience?

This space is limited to 1100 characters. Please type directly in this box or, you can create your essays in a word processor and then cut and paste your response into the essay box. Please do not use tabs or hard returns.

The Admissions Committee values hearing about each candidate for admission, including what qualities the candidate might bring to the School of Medicine if admitted. If you feel there is information not already addressed in the application that will enable the Committee to know more about you and this has influenced your desire to be a physician, feel free to write a brief statement in the space below. You may address any subject you wish, such as being a first generation college student, or being a part of a minority group (whether because of your sexual orientation, religion, economic status, gender identity, ethnicity), or being the child of undocumented immigrants or being undocumented yourself, etc. Please note that this question is optional and that you will not be penalized should you choose not to answer it.

This space is limited to 1100 characters. Please type directly in this box or, you can create your essays in a word processor and then cut and paste your response into the essay box. Please do not use tabs or hard returns.

MSTP:

Please list your area(s) of interest in graduate study. These may be general and/or specific: (270 chars)

If you are planning to defer admission: 180 chars to explain why.

Foreign language proficiency

List names of ppl writing MD/PhD letters for you.

2017-2018

If you have already received your bachelor’s degree, please describe what you have been doing since graduation, and your plans for the upcoming year. 700 char

If you interrupted your college education for a semester or longer, please describe what you did during that time. 700 char

List any academic honors or awards you have received since entering college: 600 char

Briefly describe your single, most rewarding experience. Feel free to refer to an experience previously described in your AMCAS application. 900 char

Are there any areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you? If so, please comment. 1100 char

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. 900 char

Briefly describe a situation where you were not in the majority. What did you learn from this experience? 1100 char

The Admissions Committee values hearing about each candidate for admission, including what qualities the candidate might bring to the School of Medicine if admitted. If you feel there is information not already addressed in the application that will enable the Committee to know more about you and this has influenced your desire to be a physician, feel free to write a brief statement in the space below. You may address any subject you wish, such as being a first generation college student, or being a part of a minority group (whether because of your sexual orientation, religion, economic status, gender identity, ethnicity), or being the child of undocumented immigrants or being undocumented yourself, etc. Please note that this question is optional and that you will not be penalized should you choose not to answer it. 1100 char

If applying to the dual MD/MBA program, please describe your reasons for wishing to obtain this degree. 1100 char

Good luck to everyone applying!

2016-2017

Briefly describe your single, most rewarding experience. Feel free to refer to an experience previously described in your AMCAS application. (900 char)

Are there any areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you? If so, please comment. (1100 char)

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. (900 char)

Briefly describe a situation where you were not in the majority. What did you learn from this experience? (1100 char)

The Admissions Committee values hearing about each candidate for admission, including what qualities the candidate might bring to the School of Medicine if admitted. If you feel there is information not already addressed in the application that will enable the Committee to know more about you and this has influenced your desire to be a physician, feel free to write a brief statement in the space below. You may address any subject you wish, such as being a first generation college student, or being a part of a minority group (whether because of your sexual orientation, religion, economic status, gender identity, ethnicity), or being the child of undocumented immigrants or being undocumented yourself, etc. Please note that this question is optional and that you will not be penalized should you choose not to answer it. (1100 char)

If applying to the dual MD/MBA program, please describe your reasons for wishing to obtain this degree. (1100 char)

2015-2016

Briefly describe your single, most rewarding experience. Feel free to refer to an experience previously described in your AMCAS application. (900 char)

Are there any areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you? If so, please comment. (1100 char)

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. (900)

Briefly describe a situation where you were not in the majority. What did you learn from this experience? (1100 char)

Optional: The Admissions Committee values hearing about each candidate for admission, including what qualities the candidate might bring to the School of Medicine if admitted. If you feel there is information not already addressed in the application that will enable the Committee to know more about you and this has influenced your desire to be a physician, feel free to write a brief statement in the space below. You may address any subject you wish, such as being a first generation college student, or being part of a minority group (whether because of your sexual orientation, religion, economic status, gender identity, ethnicity), or being the child of undocumented immigrants or being undocumented yourself, etc. Please note that this question is optional and that you will not be penalized should you choose not to answer it.

2014-2015

If you have already received your bachelor’s degree, please describe what you have been doing since graduation, and your plans for the upcoming year. (700 char)

If you interrupted your college education for a semester or longer, please describe what you did during that time. (700 char)

List any academic honors or awards you have received since entering college. (600 char)

Briefly describe your single, most rewarding experience. Feel free to refer to an experience previously described in your AMCAS application. (900 char)

Are there any areas of medicine that are of particular interest to you? If so, please comment. (1100 char)

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. (900)

Briefly describe a situation where you were not in the majority. What did you learn from this experience? (1100 char)

If applying to the dual MD/MBA program, please describe your reasons for wishing to obtain this degree. (1100 char)

 

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