Secondary Database

State University of New York Upstate School of Medicine Secondary

Here are State University of New York Upstate School of Medicine’s secondary questions.


2018-2019 

Has anyone in your family graduated from the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University? (1500 characters, name, program, year)

Please indicate the last MCAT exam you have taken and/or are you planning to take any upcoming MCAT exams and if so, when? Please remember that the deadline for completing your application is December (Please note, answers have a 1500 character limit.)

Have you completed your baccalaureate degree? If you earned your baccalaureate degree prior to this past June, please indicate your plans for the upcoming academic year: (Please note, answers have a 1500 character limit.)

If you haven’t completed your baccalaureate degree yet, will you be doing so this academic year?

Which medical specialty are you thinking about pursuing at this point? (Please note, answers have a 1500 character limit.)

2017-2018

If you earned your baccalaureate degree prior to this past June, please indicate your plans for the upcoming academic year:

Which medical specialty are you thinking about pursuing at this point?

Are there any areas of weakness in your application that you would like to clarify for the Admissions Committee? Yes/No
If yes, please describe:

(1800 characters for all)

Good luck to everyone applying!

 

2016-2017

Regular admissions prompts (word/character limit not stated)

If you earned your baccalaureate degree prior to this past June, please indicate your plans for the upcoming academic year.

What medical specialty are you thinking about pursuing at this point?

Are there any areas of weakness in your application that you would like to clarify for the Admissions Committee?

Rural Medicine prompts (no character limit specified)
1. Why do you consider yourself suited to rural medical practice?
2. If you have lived in a rural community, please describe it and indicate how long you have lived there.
3. Describe your understanding of an issue or challenge facing rural communities now or in the future.
4. Describe any relevant medical encounters that either you or your family has experienced. How has this influenced your desire to practice rural medicine?
5. What are your future career goals?

2015-2016

There were no essay prompts in the secondary application for the 2015-2016 cycle.

2014-2015

There were no essay prompts in the secondary application for the 2014-2015 cycle.

 

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