Secondary Database

University of North Carolina School of Medicine Secondary

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


2018-2019 

1. 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.

2. 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?

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

4. 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)

Prompt 1: 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.

Prompt 2: 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?

Prompt 3: 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.

2015 – 2016

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. (1000 char)

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? (1000 char)

Give an example of how you have 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. (1000 char)

2014-2015

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. (150 words)

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? (150 words)

Give an example of how you have 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. (150 words)

Please list your top 5 areas of research interest below. This list will help us determine which research faculty you should meet if you are invited for an interview.

Explain why you have decided to reapply. (150 words)

 

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