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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Secondary

Here are University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine’s secondary questions.


2018-2019 

List three adjectives that characterize the community in which you grew up.

Briefly describe the community you anticipate practicing medicine in post-residency: (100 word max)

In the event you are accepted to two or more medical schools, what factors would be most important in determining which school would be the “best fit” for you. (150 word max)

The UTRGV SOM educates future physicians with the following values in mind:

Patient Advocacy, Community-Focus, Cultural Awareness, Collaborative Leadership Style, Lifelong Problem Solving.

Choose TWO (2) of these values and explain their importance to you and how they integrate with each other. Please explain how this integration will impact your medical school education.

DESCRIBE EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD UNRELATED TO SCIENCE OR MEDICINE.

PART 1: Required
PART 2: Select 2 out of the 3*

briefly describe the experience

state the circumstances of the experience (why you participated)

what you learned about yourself through that experience

*Experiences may be used more than once to address each category. Limit your answers to the space provided.

A. A situation in which you interacted with individuals who were different from you: (150 words)

B. Our Mission at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School Of Medicine (UTRGV SOM) is to educate a diverse group of medical students and future biomedical scientists; to develop physicians who will serve across all disciplines of medicine; bring hope to patients and communities by advancing biomedical knowledge through research. Our goal is to provide a forward-thinking medical education experience dedicated to scientific, evidence-based, patient-centered medicine to serve all communities, including those underserved. Submit a 2 minute video that answers the question below. To submit a video of your response, please upload the video to YouTube as either Public or Unlisted. Do not upload it as Private. Enter the URL of the uploaded video into the text box below.

How does your background and/or experiences align with UTRGV SOM Mission?

Part 2

A community service experience: 150 words

A position of responsibility/authority in which others depended on you for direction: 150 words

A creative endeavor (anything that required you to be creative in your approach, such as fine arts, computer programming, web design, writing, etc.): 150 words

2017-2018

1. List three adjectives that characterize the community you grew up in

2. Briefly describe the community you anticipate practicing medicine in post-residency (100 word max)

3. In the event you are accepted into two or more medical schools, what factors would be most important in determining which school would be the “best fit” for you (150 word max)

The UTRGV SOM educates future physicians with the following values in mind: patient advocacy, community-focus, cultural awareness, collaborative leadership style, lifelong problem solving.
4. Choose TWO of these values and explain their importance to you, as well as how they integrate with each other. Finish by indicating how this integration will impact your medical school education (300 word max)

Part 2:

Describe experiences you have had UNRELATED to science or medicine:

Part 1: required
Part 2: select 2 out of the 4
briefly describe the experience
state the circumstances of the experience (why you participated)
what you learned about yourself through that experience
experiences may be used more than once to address each category.

Part 1 (required)
A situation in which you interacted with individuals who were different from you (150 word max)

Part 2 (select 2/4)
A community service experience (150 word max)
an employment experience (150 word max)
a position of responsibility/authority in which others depended on you for direction (150 word max)
a creative endeavor (anything that required you to be creative in your approach, such as fine arts, computer programming, web design, writing, etc) (150 word max)

2016-2017

1. List three adjectives that characterize the community you grew up in:

2. Briefly describe the community you anticipate practicing medicine in post-residency: 100 words

3. In the event you are accepted to two or more medical schools, what factors would be most important in determining which school would be the “best fit” for you: 150 words

4. The UTRGV SOM educates future physicians with the following values in mind:
Patient Advocacy; Community-Focus; Cultural Awareness; Collaborative Leadership Style; Lifelong Problem Solving. Choose TWO (2) of these values and explain their importance to you, as well as how they integrate with each other. Finish by indicating how this integration will impact your medical school education: 300 words

DESCRIBE EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD UNRELATED TO SCIENCE OR MEDICINE.
PART 1: Required
PART 2: Select 2 out of the 4*

briefly describe the experience
state the circumstances of the experience (why you participated)
what you learned about yourself through that experience
*Experiences may be used more than once to address each category. Limit your answers to the space provided.

Part 1

A situation in which you interacted with individuals who were different from you: 150 words

Part 2 (select 2 out of 4)
A community service experience: 150 words
An employment experience: 150 words
A position of responsibility/authority in which others depended on you for direction: 150 words

A creative endeavor (anything that required you to be creative in your approach, such as fine arts, computer programming, web design, writing, etc.): 150 words

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