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University of North Carolina School of Medicine Secondary Questions

Here are the secondary prompts for the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

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2020-2021

Each prompt has a 1,000 character limit.

Describe a situation or an experience, you’ve had when you were unsuccessful. Tell us what you learned from this experience.

Give an example of how you made a difference in someone’s life and explain what this experience taught you about yourself.

What motivates you to apply to UNC School of Medicine?

UNC School of Medicine values diversity and inclusion across the institution. We believe that education and professional development are enhanced in educational settings that include individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Please describe how your background and/or experiences would contribute to the UNC SOM community?

2019-2020

Describe a situation, or an experience, you’ve had when you were unsuccessful. Tell us what you learned from this experience.

Give an example of how you made a difference in someone’s life and explain what this experience taught you about yourself.

What motivates you to apply to UNC School of Medicine?

UNC School of Medicine values diversity and inclusion across the institution. We believe that education and professional development are enhanced in educational settings that include individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Please describe how your background and/or experiences would contribute to the UNC SOM community?

1,000 character limit for each prompt

2018-2019 

We have all tried something and failed. Describe a situation, or an experience, you’ve had when you were unsuccessful. Tell us what you learned from this experience.

Much of health care delivery involves teamwork. In what endeavor have you engaged that required a team approach? What was your role and what did you learn from working with this team?

Give an example of how you made a difference in someone’s life and explain what this experience taught you about yourself.

What motivates you to apply to UNC School of Medicine?

all 1000 chars

2017 – 2018

Same as previous year.

2016 – 2017

Applicants for the MD and MD/PhD Program Respond to prompts 1-3 in no more than 1-2 paragraphs. (1000 character limit)

We have all tried something and failed, whether it was something big or something small. Describe a situation or an experience you had when you realized that you were not up to the task, and tell us what life-lessons you learned from this experience.

Much of medical school education is based on team-learning. What important activity have you accomplished that required a team approach, what was your role in the outcome, and what did you learn from it?

Give an example of how you made a difference in someone’s life-whether it is a patient, friend, classmate, or a family member-and explain what this experience taught you about yourself.

 

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