How long should secondary application essays be?

Most essays are between 250-500 words. We generally recommend that students write out at least a brief outline for each of the types of questions (see below) before they have received the secondary application.

How long should secondary essays be Reddit?

Secondaries range from having nothing to write (Rochester), to 500-700 characters per prompt (UCLA), to having to write multiple 600 word essays (Duke is probably the most difficult in this regard – my final word count for their secondary was 4000+ words).

Does everyone get secondary application Medical School Reddit?

Does everyone get a secondary? Depends on the school. The UCs, Vanderbilt, and Dell are the most commonly known to really screen before the secondaries. At around 90% of schools secondaries are automatic and have no indication about your quality as an applicant.

How old is the oldest medical student?

Atomic Leow was 66 years old when he graduated in 2015 as a Doctor of Medicine from University GT Popa of Medicine and Pharmacy in Iasi, Romania. Leow, who is originally from Singapore, is the oldest known medical student in the world.