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Thinking Outside the Trojan Horse: A Creative Guide to Writing USC’s (Keck) Medical School Secondaries

Thinking Outside the Trojan Horse: A Creative Guide to Writing USC’s (Keck) Medical School Secondaries

By: Ryan Kelly

Most of the time, the secondary process feels endlessly redundant. Reiterating your volunteering and work experiences. Listing your honors and awards. Writing yet another buzzword essay about diversity or leadership. 

But sometimes a school will throw you a curveball, and if you’ve been lulled into complacency, it can be tough to nail such a tricky pitch. But never fear. The Savvy Pre-Med is here to coach you back into hitting form.

USC’s prompts are designed to paint a full picture of you.