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University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine Secondary Questions

Here are University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine’s secondary questions.

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Please describe your motivation for pursuing the medical degree. (3000 characters)

Please discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic affected your academic preparation for medical school or opportunities for shadowing, volunteering, research, etc. Please also discuss any other impact of the pandemic that you would like the admissions executive committee to know. (2500 characters)


Why medicine? in 500 characters, you are encouraged to not copy from your personal statement
2017 – 2018

Same as previous year

2016 – 2017

Describe what you have done to demonstrate your desire for a career in medicine (500 word limit).


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2013 – 2014

There were no essay prompts in the secondary application for the 2013-2014 cycle.

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