Secondary Database

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Secondary Questions

Here are The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine’s secondary questions.

Secondary Essay Editing

2020-2021

Licenses/Certifications

  • If you have earned a medically related certificate/license, please select one of the following. Chose “other” for certificates/licenses not listed and explain this selection on the question that follows. Chose “none of the above” if you have not earned a medically related certificate(s)/license(s).
  • If you earned a medically related certificate/license, how many hours have you worked in that role since earning your certificate/license? If not, please enter N/A. (100 Characters)

Socioeconomic Background

  • Did you have a financial need in college that required you to take out educational loans?
  • Did you or your family overcome a significant economic hardship?
  • If there has been a significant economic hardship, please explain the circumstances. If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • If you had paid employment during the summers after matriculating (entering) college, how many summers did you work?
  • Which of the following best describes the summer you worked the most hours?
  • If you had paid employment during the academic year after matriculating (entering) college, how many academic years of college did you work?
  • Which of the following best describes the academic year you worked the most hours?

Family Background

  • Were you raised in a single-parent household?
  • Are either of your parents a graduate of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine?
  • If your parents are graduates of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, please list their name(s) and graduation year(s). Enter N/A if your parents are not Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Alumni. (100 Characters)
  • Are any of your relatives Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff?
  • If you have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff, please list their name(s). Enter N/A if you do not have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff. (100 Characters)

Application Background

  • Is this your first medical school application cycle?
  • Have you applied to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in a previous cycle?
  • If you have applied to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in a previous cycle, please indicate the year(s) of your previous application(s). Enter N/A if this is your first application to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. (100 Characters)

Short Answer Questions

  • Has there been/will there be a gap between achieving your bachelor’s degree and expected matriculation into medical school?
  • If there has been or will be a gap in your education, please describe how you have/will use this time. If not, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school?
  • If you consider yourself a non-traditional candidate, please explain. If not, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances which you believe are pertinent to your application (i.e. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events). If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • If you have attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school, as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O., please list the name of the school and explain the reason for separation. Enter N/A if you have not attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O. (500 Characters)
  • Do you have a connection to any of the following? Please select all that are applicable
  • If you indicated that you have connections to Ohio, Wright State University or Boonshoft School of Medicine, please explain. If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • Briefly describe any effect the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has had on your application (i.e. delayed MCAT, withdrawn courses, online coursework, pass/fail grading, etc.). If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)

2019-2020

  • If you earned a medically related certificate/license, how many hours have you worked in that role since earning your certificate/license? If not, please enter N/A. (100 Characters)
  • If there has been a significant economic hardship, please explain the circumstances. If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • If your parents are graduates of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, please list their name(s) and graduation year(s). Enter N/A if your parents are not Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Alumni. (100 Characters)
  • If you have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff, please list their name(s). Enter N/A if you do not have relatives that are Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, current students, faculty or staff. (100 Characters)
  • If you have applied to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in a previous cycle, please indicate the year(s) of your previous application(s). Enter N/A if this is your first application to Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. (100 Characters)
  • If there has been or will be a gap in your education, please describe how you have/will use this time. If not, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • If you consider yourself a non-traditional candidate, please explain. If not, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances which you believe are pertinent to your application (i.e. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events). If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)
  • If you have attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school, as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O., please list the name of the school and explain the reason for separation. Enter N/A if you have not attended any allopathic or osteopathic medical school as a candidate for an M.D. or D.O. (500 Characters)
  • If you indicated that you have connections to Ohio, Wright State University or Boonshoft School of Medicine, please explain. If none, please enter N/A. (500 Characters)

2018-2019 

250 characters each

  • Was there a gap between achieving your last degree and expected matriculation into medical school? If so, please describe how you used this time. If not, please enter “not applicable”.
  • Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school (For example, a career change)? If so, please explain why. If not, please enter “not applicable”.
  • What ties do you have to the state of Ohio in general, Dayton, Ohio or Wright State University in particular? If none, please enter “not applicable”.
  • Briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (ie. Poor grades, withdrawn courses, life events) which you feel may be pertinent to your application. If none, please enter “not applicable”.

2017 – 2018

  • Was there a gap year between achieving your last degree and expected matriculation into medical school? If so, please describe how you used this time. If not, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)
  • Would you describe yourself as a non-traditional candidate for medical school? Is so, please explain why. If not, please enter “not applicable”. (500 characters)
  • What ties do you have to the state of Ohio in general, Dayton, Ohio or Wright State University in particular? If none, please enter “not applicable”. (250 characters)
  • Why did you choose to apply to Boonshoft School of Medicine? (500 characters)

2016 – 2017

There were no essay prompts in the secondary application for the 2016-2017 cycle.

2015 – 2016

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

 

 

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