Secondary Database

Medical College of Wisconsin Secondary

Here are Medical College of Wisconsin’s secondary questions.

2019-2020

Based on last year…

“Explain how your unique background, identity, interests, or talents will contribute to the MCW learning community and how MCW will uniquely prepare you for your future goals. (2000 characters)”

2018-2019 

Explain how your unique background, identity, interests, or talents will contribute to the MCW learning community and how MCW will uniquely prepare you for your future goals. (2000 characters)

Recount a time when you failed or made a decision you regret. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? (2000 characters)

MCW values the unique backgrounds and identities of our incoming students. Please indicate if any of the following apply to you.Check all that apply.

I belong to a race or ethnicity considered underrepresented in medicine.

I identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual (LGBTQIA) community.

I am the first person in my immediate family to attend college (excluding siblings).

I was born or grew up in a rural community.

I come from an economically disadvantaged background.

I attended an underperforming elementary, middle, or high school.

My primary language is NOT English.

I have overcome a significant hardship.

Checking any of the above boxes creates a text box titled “Please provide additional details.” 2000 characters.

2017 – 2018

Explain how your unique background, identity, interests, or talents will contribute to the MCW learning community and how MCW will uniquely prepare you for your future goals. (3000 char)

Describe your motivation for pursuing a community-based medical education program and how it will prepare you for your future career in medicine. Identify experiences in which you have lived or otherwise interfaced with rural or medically under-served communities and how they have influenced you. (3000 char)

Describe the community in which you envision yourself ultimately living and practicing medicine. Address the benefits and challenges of life in your specified community. (1500 char)

Describe a time when you found a creative solution to a challenging or unfamiliar situation. Include what you learned from the experience. (2000 char)

2016 – 2017

Why Medical College of Wisconsin? (1000 char including spaces)

2015 – 2016

Why MCW? (1,000 char including spaces)

Regional Campus Essays

Describe your motivation for pursuing a community-based medical education program. Include how your motivation will prepare you for your future career in medicine. Identify experiences in which you have lived or otherwise interfaced with rural or medical under-served communities and how they have influenced you. (3,000 char including spaces)

Describe the community in which you envision yourself ultimately living and practicing medicine. Address the benefits and challenges of life in your specified community.
(2,000 char including spaces)

Describe a time when you found a creative solution to a challenging or unfamiliar situation.Include what you learned from the experience.
(2,000 char including spaces)

2014 – 2015

Both Campuses:
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is dedicated to leadership and excellence in four distinct areas identified in our mission statement – Education,Research,Patient Care,Service. Choose one of these areas and discuss how you will contribute to our mission, both as a medical student and a practicing physician. (3,000 char)

Green Bay Campus Only:
Describe your motivation for pursuing your medical school training in a community-based medical education program and how this will prepare you for your future career in medicine. Identify experiences in which you have lived or otherwise interfaced with rural or medical underserved communities and how they have influenced you.(3000 char)

Describe the community in which you envision yourself ultimately living and practicing medicine, addressing the benefits and challenges of life in that community.(3000 char)

Describe a time when you found a creative solution to a challenging or unfamilar situation and what you learned from the experience.(3000 char)

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