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Official 2008 Secondary Essay Prompts Thread

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by Haemulon, 07.05.07.

  1. Haemulon

    Haemulon Slippery When Wet Moderator Emeritus

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    This thread will be a way to organize all of the existing posts about the secondary essays prompts that are out. If you have recieved a secondary, please post the essay questions here and then I will link your post to this list. The links I have included here as a starter have been taken from the Official 2008 Secondary Questions Thread and represent the secondaries that are currently out. This thread has some great information, but it won't be long before it will start approaching the 1000 post limit, so this will be a way to simplify and start fresh. To see the continuation of the original thread for general secondary discussions, visit The Official 2008 Secondary Discussion Thread Feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!

    (List in this post updated as of 8/07/07)
    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Albany Medical College - online, e-mail invite
    Albert Einstein - online, e-mail invite
    Baylor - online
    Boston & update - e-mail invite
    Brown - e-mail
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Creighton
    Dartmouth - online
    Duke
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    Emory - e-mail invite, on or before August 15th
    ETSU-Quillen
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    GW - email invitation
    Harvard - e-mail invite
    Indiana - Snail mail
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Loyola - snail mail invite, online application
    Mayo Medical School - Payment required just to look at primary application? Additional secondary application/fee unknown
    Marshall
    MCW - e-mail invite, no essays
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    Mt. Sinai - email
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Northwestern
    NYU and also NYU
    New York Medical College- online via email invite, no essays involved
    Ohio state - email invitation
    OHSU - e-mail invite
    Penn State - email
    Pitt - e-mail invite
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no secondary essays, interview essays
    Rosalind Franklin
    Rush
    SLU - e-mail invite
    South Carolina - e-mail invite
    Stony Brook
    SUNY Downstate - e-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - e-mail invite
    Temple
    Tufts
    Tulane - online
    University of Alabama - unknown
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago-Pritzker - e-mail invite
    UCincinnati
    UCLA (Geffen) - email invite
    UColorado
    UConn - online
    UCSD - email invite, 2 page personal statement
    UCSF - no essays, update if necessary
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    UIowa
    UKentucky - e-mail invite
    U of Louisville - e-mail invite
    UMaryland
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - e-mail invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School - email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMichigan - e-mail invite
    UMinn Duluth - e-mail invite
    UMC - e-mail invite
    U Missouri - email invite
    UNC- e-mail invite
    UPenn - e-mail invite, no essays
    USUHS - e-mail invite
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    UOk - e-mail invite
    USC (Keck) - e-mail
    USF - e-mail invite
    UVA
    UVermont - e-mail invite, no essays
    UWisc - e-mail Invite
    Vanderbilt
    VCU
    Wake Forest - email Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Wayne State - snail mail
    Yale - online; prompt


    This Year's Official Secondary Discussion Thread
    Last Year's 2007 Secondary Thread
  2. silverlining1

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    Awesome, thank you! But is there a way to change the subject to have 2008 instead of 2007 so that people will know to read this thread?
  3. DrBowtie

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    This thread will be a way to organize all of the existing posts about the secondary essays prompts that are out. If you have recieved a secondary, please post the essay questions here and then I will link your post to this list. The links I have included here as a starter have been taken from the Official 2008 Secondary Questions Thread and represent the secondaries that are currently out. This thread has some great information, but it won't be long before it will start approaching the 1000 post limit, so this will be a way to simplify and start fresh. Also, some of the links have summaries of the essay prompts instead of quotes, so feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!


    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky - email invitation
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    Rochester - snail mail invite
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  4. M.Furfur

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    I have applied to many of those schools but only received secondaries from Columbia, Meharry and GW. Is it because my AMCAS is not verified yet? or maybe they are too busy or something?
  5. 154241

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    I don't believe UT-Memphis is out yet... I read the original post of who put that there and it sounds like they were referring to the "Yes, we have received your AMCAS; now you are under review for secondaries" email. I could be wrong though.
  6. Jolie South

    Jolie South is invoking Domo. . . Moderator Emeritus

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    Anyone??

    I was verified a couple of days ago and still haven't received some of these secondaries. What's up?

    Should I be worried?
  7. saqrfaraj

    saqrfaraj PGY-2

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    You've only been verified for a day or two? Don't be worried. It's still early.
  8. Haemulon

    Haemulon Slippery When Wet Moderator Emeritus

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    Ditto. For some schools it takes weeks and weeks to receive anything. One good thing about SDN is that you can see if other applicants that were verified about the same time as you have started to get secondaries already. If others are getting them and you are not (within about the same time frame), then you could feel more justified in calling the school without feeling like a pest. But give it some time though. And keep in mind that the lag time may increase as the season moves on. The bad news is that as bad as the waiting may have seemed for your MCAT scores, or is seeming now for secondaries, it can get even worse waiting to become complete, waiting to get an interview invite, and then waiting to hear back after your interview. Or even worse ... waiting on a waitlist. It's a marathon buddy, but it is all worth it in the end. :)
  9. coralfangs

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    omg, this thread is better than sliced bread
  10. anotherpremed

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    YAY!!!!!!! It's stickied!!! No more searching for it!!!
  11. bondi26

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    If anyone has the secondary prompts for Boston University, Tufts, Albert Einstein, Mt.Sinai, or NYU, could you please post them? Thanks so much!
  12. doinmybest5840

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    No essays for Albert Einstein, but there are a series of statements and if you check any of them you need to clearly explain why you checked it (e.g. if you took time off between high school and undergrad or undergrad and med school, if you aren't done with the pre-reqs yet, etc.).
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    Harvard is e-mailing an invite for a secondary.
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    Did you receive the Harvard secondary invite? Or are you saying that they will be sending by email?
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    I got an email from Iowa this morning. It said they are going to start screening and will send another email later with more info. Has anyone gotten a secondary from them?
  16. Chungta

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    thanks for the links, they're really helpful!
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    hi, could someone post instruction to edit the list? i wanted to add that Rochester doesn't have any essays
  18. ziggy793

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    How did you get Rochester's? I got the first snail mail saying it was coming out soon, but nothing w/ a PW or user name, etc. Thanks!
  19. DrBowtie

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    Quote the post, remove the quote tags, add in your text.
  20. DrBowtie

    DrBowtie Responsible?!?! PGY3 Moderator Emeritus

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    Just a reminder, please keep questions about prompts in the 2008 Secondary Questions thread.

    This should be for updating new released prompts only.
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    This thread will be a way to organize all of the existing posts about the secondary essays prompts that are out. If you have recieved a secondary, please post the essay questions here and then I will link your post to this list. The links I have included here as a starter have been taken from the Official 2008 Secondary Questions Thread and represent the secondaries that are currently out. This thread has some great information, but it won't be long before it will start approaching the 1000 post limit, so this will be a way to simplify and start fresh. Also, some of the links have summaries of the essay prompts instead of quotes, so feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!


    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Kentucky - email invitation
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
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    This thread will be a way to organize all of the existing posts about the secondary essays prompts that are out. If you have recieved a secondary, please post the essay questions here and then I will link your post to this list. The links I have included here as a starter have been taken from the Official 2008 Secondary Questions Thread and represent the secondaries that are currently out. This thread has some great information, but it won't be long before it will start approaching the 1000 post limit, so this will be a way to simplify and start fresh. Also, some of the links have summaries of the essay prompts instead of quotes, so feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!


    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Albert Einstein - online
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Kentucky - email invitation
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
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    This thread will be a way to organize all of the existing posts about the secondary essays prompts that are out. If you have recieved a secondary, please post the essay questions here and then I will link your post to this list. The links I have included here as a starter have been taken from the Official 2008 Secondary Questions Thread and represent the secondaries that are currently out. This thread has some great information, but it won't be long before it will start approaching the 1000 post limit, so this will be a way to simplify and start fresh. Also, some of the links have summaries of the essay prompts instead of quotes, so feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!


    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Albert Einstein - online
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Kentucky - email invitation
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky
    U of Louisville - email invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  24. doctortobe2012

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    This thread will be a way to organize all of the existing posts about the secondary essays prompts that are out. If you have recieved a secondary, please post the essay questions here and then I will link your post to this list. The links I have included here as a starter have been taken from the Official 2008 Secondary Questions Thread and represent the secondaries that are currently out. This thread has some great information, but it won't be long before it will start approaching the 1000 post limit, so this will be a way to simplify and start fresh. Also, some of the links have summaries of the essay prompts instead of quotes, so feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!


    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Albert Einstein - online
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Kentucky - email invitation
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky
    U of Louisville - email invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  25. armybound

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    by the way there's a listing for Kentucky and a link to U of Kentucky. It's repeadetly redundant.
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    1. Besides earning a medical degree, how would attending the College of Human Medicine help you achieve your goals? (0/1900 characters)

    2. Please describe an experience you have had helping someone. What did you learn about yourself through this experience? Do not describe any experience already detailed in your AMCAS application. (0/1900 characters)

    3. If you could present yourself to the Committee on Admissions, what would you want to make sure they knew about you? (0/1900 characters)

    OPTIONAL (CHOOSE ONLY ONE):
    **DO NOT FILL OUT UNLESS YOU ARE INTERESTED; NO PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT OF APPLICATION. WILL BE DIRECTED TO OWN APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES FOR MSU MATRICULANTS)**

    1. Why are you interested in the Rural Physician Program? Be specific. (0/1900 characters)
    2. How have your past experiences prepared you for the challenges of a medical practice in a rural area? (0/1900 characters)

    1. Why are you interested in the Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved Program? Be specific. (0/1900 characters)
    2. How have your experiences prepared you for the challenges of a medical practice in an underserved area? (0/1900 characters)
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    Some of the links have summaries of the essay prompts instead of quotes, so feel free to add more specific information if you have it. Thanks everyone!!!


    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Albert Einstein - online
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Kentucky - email invitation
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky
    U of Louisville - email invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  28. viciouz

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    I just got Snail Mail from Dartmouth w/ a Secondary App.
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    Post the secondary questions if there are any if you want to contribute to whomever is interested :p.
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    Sorry I thought people had them already.

    1. Please indicate what you are doing during the 2007-08 academic year. If in school, list courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job.

    2. Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.
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    Oh, so they did. My bad. :p I didn't know it was online. In any case, good luck to you!
  32. midn

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    I didn't get an invite yet. I had e-mailed admissions to ask.

    Links to Available Secondary Prompts

    Albert Einstein - online
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Harvard - e-mail invitation
    Johns Hopkins - online
    Kentucky - email invitation
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt-email invite
    SUNY Downstate - E-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - Email Invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - email
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    U of Kentucky
    U of Louisville - email invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - email invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -- email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - Email Invite
    UMC - email
    UT Memphis- e-mail, no secondary?
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - Email Invite
    UWisc - E-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  33. EyeballLove

    EyeballLove zZzZzZzZzz

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    Are you expecting to go on to medical school directly after completing your undergraduate work? If no, please explain: (1400 character limit, approximately 280 words) OPTIONAL ESSAY (3000 Characters)-Talk about whatever you want to let the BU adcom know.
  34. Jaded03

    Jaded03 Junior Member

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    Albert Einstein - online
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Harvard - e-mail invitation
    Johns Hopkins - online
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt - e-mail invite
    SUNY Downstate - e-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - e-mail invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - e-mail invite
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    UKentucky - e-mail invite
    U of Louisville - e-mail invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - e-mail invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School - email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - e-mail invite
    UMC - e-mail invite
    UT Memphis- e-mail invite
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - e-mail invite
    UWisc - e-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  35. superwillis

    superwillis Senior Member

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    Received an email invite this morning. A few optional essays, the rest are yes/no questions (and of course, a $100 bill)

    The optional essays (10,000 character limit each) are:

    Were you a full time undergraduate student during the 2007-2008 academic year? If not, please explain

    Do you wish to include any comments, other than your AMCAS personal statement, to the Admissions Committee?

    Were you ever the recipient of any action (e.g. dismissal, disqualification, suspension, etc.) by any college for unacceptable academic performance or conduct violations? If so, please explain
  36. Jaded03

    Jaded03 Junior Member

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    Albert Einstein - online, e-mail invite
    Baylor - online
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    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
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    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Harvard - e-mail invitation
    Johns Hopkins - online
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt - e-mail invite
    SLU - e-mail invite
    SUNY Downstate - e-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - e-mail invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - e-mail invite
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    UKentucky - e-mail invite
    U of Louisville - e-mail invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - e-mail invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School - email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - e-mail invite
    UMC - e-mail invite
    UT Memphis- e-mail invite
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - e-mail invite
    UWisc - e-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  37. zcl02004

    zcl02004 Jack Bauer, MD

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    have people really gotten UCSD or simply the email notification saying they got their application? Seems to be a little confusion regarding that one, especially since their website hints that secondaries might be a little while.
  38. zcl02004

    zcl02004 Jack Bauer, MD

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    and what is on Harvards?
  39. anotherpremed

    anotherpremed

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    I just received an email from Virginia Commonwealth saying that they have received my AMCAS and that it is under review. They screen before sending out secondaries, but I thought I'd let people know that there has been communication.
  40. keeponsmiling

    keeponsmiling

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    I know that Einstein has their secondary online, but their website says not to send it in until you have received an email acknowledging receipt of your AMCAS. I was wondering if anyone has received an email from them yet... I had been having some problems with my email before and was wondering if I might have missed it.

    Thanks!
  41. mvenus929

    mvenus929

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    I just did... maybe an hour or two ago.
  42. wutwinb

    wutwinb Junior Member

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    i got an e-mail from Einstein a few minutes ago, acknowledging receipt of my AMCAS.
  43. Jaded03

    Jaded03 Junior Member

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    Albert Einstein - online, e-mail invite
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Harvard - e-mail invitation
    Johns Hopkins - online
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt - e-mail invite
    SLU - e-mail invite
    SUNY Downstate - e-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - e-mail invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - e-mail invite
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    UKentucky - e-mail invite
    U of Louisville - e-mail invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - e-mail invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School - email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - e-mail invite
    UMC - e-mail invite
    UT Memphis- e-mail invite
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - e-mail invite
    UWisc - e-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  44. zcl02004

    zcl02004 Jack Bauer, MD

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    Albert Einstein - online, e-mail invite
    Baylor - online
    Boston - e-mail invite
    Case Western - e-mail invite
    Cincinnati - e-mail invite
    Columbia - email invite
    Cornell - email invitation
    Dartmouth - online
    GW - email invitation
    ECU (Brody) - email invite
    Eastern Virginia Medical School - email invitation
    FSU - email invitation
    Georgetown - e-mail invite
    Jefferson - e-mail invite
    Harvard - e-mail invitation
    Johns Hopkins - online
    MCW - e-mail invite
    Meharry - online
    MSU-CHM - email invitation
    MUSC - E-mail invite
    Ohio state - email invitation
    Pitt - e-mail invite
    SLU - e-mail invite
    SUNY Downstate - e-mail invite
    SUNY Upstate - e-mail invite
    Tulane - online
    UAB - e-mail invite
    U at Buffalo - no essays
    UChicago - e-mail invite
    UConn - online
    UCSD - email invite, 2 page personal statement
    UF- email
    UIC - e-mail invite
    UKentucky - e-mail invite
    U of Louisville - e-mail invite
    UMDNJ-RWJMS - e-mail invitation, no essays
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School - email invite
    UMiami - e-mail invite
    UMich - e-mail invite
    UMC - e-mail invite
    UT Memphis- e-mail invite
    UTSW - TMDSAS should be submitted first
    Rochester - snail mail invite, no essays
    UOk - e-mail invite
    UVermont - e-mail invite
    UWisc - e-mail Invite
    WashU - email invite
    Yale - online
  45. spanamit

    spanamit

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    Could you please post the complete UCSD prompt with word limits?

    Thanks. :)
  46. zcl02004

    zcl02004 Jack Bauer, MD

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    just 2 pages, readable font, typed, a "true personal statement" in their words
  47. gujuDoc

    gujuDoc

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    If it is anything like last year, I'd imagine no essays unless you are doing some sort of MD/PhD program thing.

    When my friend applied last year she said there were no essays to the HMS NP app.


    Here is the post by Carameldelite from last year's secondary thread regarding NP:

    I think the Harvard description should be more detailed. Unlike the UPenn secondary which REALLY has no essays, Harvard does have an essay question for anyone who is not currently an undergrad:

    If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation (4000 characters).


    I don't know how to update the link, but whoever is willing to do it, go ahead and work your magic.

    HST requires the following according to last year's thread :

    ESSAY FOR APPLICATIONS TO THE HARVARD-MIT DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY (HST). We strongly recommend that you prepare your essay (4000 characters max) using a word processing software program, and paste it into the space below. Be sure to save and print your essay using your word processor - you will not be able to print your essay from this web page. Instructions: Please give your reasons for your interest in this Program. Include areas of research interests. Please limit your comments to the equivalent of one page of single spaced text with a font size of 10 or 12.
  48. spanamit

    spanamit

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    Thanks. Personal statement. No guidelines or anything?

    Well thanks a bunch anyways.
  49. gujuDoc

    gujuDoc

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  50. spanamit

    spanamit

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    Cool, thanks!

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