Cornell University (Weill)

Address

Office of Admissions / 445 East 69th Street / New York, New York USA 10021

Phone

212-746-1067

Email

wcmc-admissions@med.cornell.edu

Overview

School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
MD
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
1898
US News Rank - Research
11
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()

City Size
9M+

Getting In

Median GPA
3.9
Median MCAT
520
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
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Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Yes
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AMCAS
Letters of Rec Required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
No
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Medium
Secondary Fee
$100
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?
Yes

Secondary Essay Prompts

WCMC is committed to excellence in research, teaching, patient care, and the advancement of the art and science of medicine. To this end, our mission is to provide the finest education possible for medical students, to provide superior continuing medical education for the lifelong education of physicians throughout their careers, to conduct research at the leading edge of knowledge, to improve the health care of the nation and world both now and for further generations, and to provide the highest level of clinical care for the communities we serve.




Essay Topics (2019-2020)

There are three brief essays on the M.D. Supplemental Application. Please limit each statement to no more than 1,500 characters including spaces. Note: Please do not answer question three if you are attending college during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College.

Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it.

If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2019-2020) academic year, what are your plans? (Optional)

Essay Topics ('18-'19)

— If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2018-2019) academic year, what are your plans?

— Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College.

— Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it.

— For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom youd like to do research. You do not need to list reasons, names are sufficient.

All prompts have 200 word limits.

Essay Topics ('17-'18)

There are four brief essays on the Supplemental Application. Please limit each statement to no more than 200 words. The questions are:

If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2017-2018) academic year, what are your plans?

Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College.

Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it

For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom you'd like to do research. You do not need to list reasons, names are sufficient.

Essay Topics ('16-'17)

There are four brief essays on the Supplemental Application. Please limit each statement to no more than 200 words. The questions are:

If you are not attending college during the upcoming (2016-17) academic year, what are your plans?

Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College.

Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it

For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom you'd like to do research. You do not need to list reasons; names are sufficient.

Essay Topics ('15-'16)

If you are not attending college during the coming academic year, what are your plans? (200 words)

Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. (200 words)

Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. (200 words)

For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom youd like to do research. You do not need to list reasons; names are sufficient. (200 words)

Essay Topics ('14-'15)

If you are not attending college during the upcoming academic year, what are your plans Please limit your statement to less than 200 words.

Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. Please limit your statement to less than 200 words.

Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. Please limit your statement to less than 200 words.

Essay Topics ('13-'14)

If you are not attending college during the upcoming academic year, what are your plans?

Please limit your statement to less than 200 words.

Please write a brief statement giving your reasons for applying to Weill Cornell Medical College. Please limit your statement to less than 200 words.

Please describe a challenge you faced and how you addressed it. Please limit your statement to less than 200 words.

For MD-PhD applicants only: Please list the names of any Tri-Institutional faculty members with whom you'd like to do research. You do not need to list reasons; names are sufficient.

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