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  1. Describe briefly any experiences and/or skills that have made you more sensitive or appreciative of other cultures or the human condition. (3500 character maximum).
  2. The honor code for the Texas A&M College of Medicine is: "A Texas A&M medical student is a professional who exhibits leadership, honesty, integrity, compassion, respect and self-discipline." Please briefly discuss what activities or personal attributes demonstrate best that you would be a good custodian of our honor code (3500 character maximum).
  3. Describe any circumstances indicative of some hardship, such as, but not limited to, financial difficulties, personal or family illness, a medical condition, a death in the immediate family or educational disadvantage. (Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate. The character limit on this essay is 3500).
  4. OPTIONAL QUESTION: List the area (or areas) of medicine that appeals to you and briefly explain. (Limit your explanation to 50 words or 250 characters for each area of interest you list.) Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate.
 
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  1. Describe briefly any experiences and/or skills that have made you more sensitive or appreciative of other cultures or the human condition. (3500 character maximum).
  2. The honor code for the Texas A&M College of Medicine is: "A Texas A&M medical student is a professional who exhibits leadership, honesty, integrity, compassion, respect and self-discipline." Please briefly discuss what activities or personal attributes demonstrate best that you would be a good custodian of our honor code (3500 character maximum).
  3. Describe any circumstances indicative of some hardship, such as, but not limited to, financial difficulties, personal or family illness, a medical condition, a death in the immediate family or educational disadvantage. (Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate. The character limit on this essay is 3500).
  4. OPTIONAL QUESTION: List the area (or areas) of medicine that appeals to you and briefly explain. (Limit your explanation to 50 words or 250 characters for each area of interest you list.) Do not leave blank. If not applicable, please so indicate.
Regrading Question 3, I feel like I should not talk about challenges less intense than the examples given in the prompt. It seems like this is not the same question as other schools have about a challenge and how you overcame it. Can someone comment on this?
 
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Regrading Question 3, I feel like I should not talk about challenges less intense than the examples given in the prompt. It seems like this is not the same question as other schools have about a challenge and how you overcame it. Can someone comment on this?
I was also wondering about this. I was thinking about writing about a natural disaster but not sure if they only want the types of challenges listed?
 

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I was also wondering about this. I was thinking about writing about a natural disaster but not sure if they only want the types of challenges listed?
I think that could fit the prompt if it was something you/your family faced personally (tornado or hurricane damage to your home, flooding likewise), how the family dealt with it & what strengths were needed, insights.
 
Mar 29, 2019
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I wrote about a natural disaster for my optional essay on the primary application. How would it look to use the same topic for this secondary essay?
 
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Has anybody else’s account on A&M synced with their TMDSAS account? I don’t remember having to input that when I registered on their website and my primary app still isn’t showing up even tho I submitted over 3 weeks ago
 
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Has anybody else’s account on A&M synced with their TMDSAS account? I don’t remember having to input that when I registered on their website and my primary app still isn’t showing up even tho I submitted over 3 weeks ago
I think for A&M you have to submit the secondary because you indicate your TMDSAS ID on the secondary, but not anywhere else before that. Correct me if I'm wrong though.
 
Feb 20, 2019
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I think for A&M you have to submit the secondary because you indicate your TMDSAS ID on the secondary, but not anywhere else before that. Correct me if I'm wrong though.
I can’t remember if when you register you had to put in your TMDSAS. I submitted a month ago and not even my primary is showing as completed on their website. Just the secondary.
 
Jun 9, 2019
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I can’t remember if when you register you had to put in your TMDSAS. I submitted a month ago and not even my primary is showing as completed on their website. Just the secondary.
I'm currently working on my secondary for A&M and there was a question on it that had you put your TMDSAS and AMCAS ID. I think this is what they use to sync it.
 
Jun 17, 2019
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I submitted my TMDSAS at the end of May and still haven't received A&M's secondary. Is this normal? I've gotten other Texas secondaries already
 

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I submitted my TMDSAS at the end of May and still haven't received A&M's secondary. Is this normal? I've gotten other Texas secondaries already
You need to register on their portal.


Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Applicants must create an account in our Application Processing Portal to receive the Secondary Application.

 
Jun 9, 2019
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For the first essay topic, "Describe briefly any experiences and/or skills that have made you more sensitive or appreciative of other cultures or the human condition. (3500 character maximum)," how broad is the topic? I'd rather talk about my different volunteering experiences and how I've interacted with different individuals that made me more aware of different livelihoods.
 
Jun 9, 2019
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I’m in the same boat, TMDSAS transmitted 6/12 and still not in A&M’s system. Between this app site and Tech’s site, it’s hard to apply early.
Someone previously said that they contacted TAMHSC and they are having problems connecting with TMDSAS and CASPer
 
May 23, 2019
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for the 3rd prompt, about hardship, should this prompt be used to describe only intense hardships or is this a prompt I should think of an obstacle in college I overcame and talk about?
 
Jun 9, 2019
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Have they fixed the issues with TMDSAS and CASPer? My app was transmitted late May but on the portal none of my primary application materials are marked "true"
 
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Have they fixed the issues with TMDSAS and CASPer? My app was transmitted late May but on the portal none of my primary application materials are marked "true"
I think they fixed the CASPER issue. Mine is showing up as true. The primary is still not showing up as true.
 
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