USF (Morsani) - Secondary Essay Prompts

Access our complete list of all Secondary Essay Prompts from USF (Morsani) in Tampa, FL for the 2018-2023 admissions cycles.

1 .Do you believe the competitiveness (i.e. course requirements, experiences, academic performance, etc.) of your application for medical school has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? If yes, please provide specifics as to how your competitiveness was impacted. If no, type “N/A”.

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Max 1500 characters
Chance
92%

2 .What do you see as the most likely practice scenario for your future medical career? (Private Practice, Academic Medicine, Public Health, Health Care Administration, Health Policy, Other) Describe the knowledge, skills, and attributes you have developed in preparation for the career path you have chosen in the previous question.

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3 .The USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Scholarly Concentrations program aims to support the educational development of medical students by providing opportunities for academic endeavors in areas of special interest. This program facilitates self-directed learning, enhances interactions between students and fosters relationships between students and faculty. Scholarly concentrations provide a forum where diversity of ideas and perspectives are valued. Each concentration includes elements of course work, practical application and scholarly presentation. How would the USF Morsani College of Medicine’s Scholarly Concentrations Program help your personal career goals?

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Max 1500 characters
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99%

4 .The USF Morsani College of Medicine strives to educate a very diverse set of students who bring a variety of strengths and interests to the field of medicine. The definition of diversity is broad and includes (but is not limited to) lifestyle, race/ethnicity, geography, socioeconomic status and distance traveled through life. The definition of strength is also broad and includes (but is not limited to) humanism, scholarship, intellectual curiosity, research, and leadership. How do you feel your particular experiences, interests, and passions will add to the strength and diversity of the USF class and ultimately to the field of medicine?

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Max 2000 characters
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99%

5 .If you have experienced academic difficulties, please explain the situation and how it was resolved. (Please explain all grades less than a B"

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No word limit
Chance
99%