Dartmouth College (Geisel)

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
22
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
1797
US News Rank - Research
50
US News Rank - Primary Care
19
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()

City Size
< 100K

Getting In

Median GPA
3.78
Median MCAT
516
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 ()

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)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$130
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

Our Mission
To improve the lives of the communities we serve through excellence in learning, discovery, and healing. To foster an inclusive, diverse community that reflects our world and addresses the most challenging issues in health care.

Our Vision
-- to be the medical school that sets the standard for educating physicians, scientists, and teachers to be leaders of change in creating a healthier, better world; and
-- to build a diverse and inclusive community reflective of our world in order to enrich learning, foster innovation and help tackle the most vexing challenges in health care




Essay Topics (2019-2020)

1. Please indicate your plans for the 2018-2019 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, you need to inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu.

2. Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

3. Geisel School of Medicine values social justice and diversity in all its forms. Reflect on a situation where you were the other. (250 words)

Essay Topics (2018-2019)

1. Please indicate your plans for the 2018-2019 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, you need to inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu.

2. Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

Other Questions

3. Pre-Med Requirements (fill-in)

4. Is there anyone in your immediate family who is a graduate of Dartmouth? (Note: You do not need to list yourself if you are a Dartmouth College graduate.) Please list below with class, relationship, and school affiliation (i.e., Dartmouth College, Geisel School, Thayer School, Tuck School).

Essay Topics ('17 - '18)

1. Please indicate your plans for the 2017-2018 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, you need to inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu.

2. Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

Other Questions

3. Pre-Med Requirements (fill-in)

4. Is there anyone in your immediate family who is a graduate of Dartmouth? (Note: You do not need to list yourself if you are a Dartmouth College graduate.) Please list below with class, relationship, and school affiliation (i.e., Dartmouth College, Geisel School, Thayer School, Tuck School).

Essay Topics ('16 - '17)

1. Please indicate your plans for the 2016-2017 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, you need to inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu

2. Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

Premedical Requirements

3. Applicants need not have completed all premedical courses at the time of application, but required courses must be completed and documented prior to matriculation at the Geisel School in August 2017. Please list below the courses you have taken, or plan to take, to fulfill the Geisel School's premedical requirements. Please check the box next to any course in progress during the application year. We require one year each (8 semester hours or equivalent) of Physics and General Biology, plus one-half year (3 semester hours or equivalent) of Calculus or Statistics, and two years of chemistry which must include one-half year of Biochemistry and one-half year of Organic Chemistry. Advanced Placement courses for which you have received official college credit and that will appear on a college transcript may be used to fulfill the requirements.

Please Note: For semester hours, please feel free to list either the AMCAS converted hours or what appears on your transcript. If you are on a trimester or quarter system, please know we are used to seeing variations in semester hours depending on how your school awards credit. For course names, abbreviations are fine and we ask that you only list the courses you are using to meet each requirement and not include additional courses taken in that subject area.

4. Is there anyone in your immediate family who is a graduate of Dartmouth? (Note: You do not need to list yourself if you are a Dartmouth College graduate.) Please list below with class, relationship, and school affiliation (i.e., Dartmouth College, Geisel School, Thayer School, Tuck School).

5. If you are not a U.S. Citizen and you have Permanent Resident status, you are required to submit a copy of your valid Alien Registration Card ('Green Card'). Until the copy is received, your file will not be considered complete

Essay Topics ('15 - '16)

Please indicate your plans for the 2014-15 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, you need to inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu

Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

Essay Topics ('14 - '15)

1. Please indicate your plans for the 2014-15 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, you need to inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu.

2. Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

Essay Topics ('13 - '14)

Please indicate your plans for the 2013-14 academic year. If in school, please list your courses. If working, let us know something about the nature of your job. If your plans or courses change subsequently, please inform the Admissions Office by email at Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu Geisel.Admissions@dartmouth.edu.

Please share with us something about yourself that is not addressed elsewhere in your application and which could be helpful to the Admissions Committee as we review your file.

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