Meharry Medical College

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Director, Admissions and Recruitment / 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard / Nashville, TN USA 37208

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
999
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
1876
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
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
< 4M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.5
Median MCAT
502
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
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
No
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?
Yes
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
$65
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

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

2. Please describe a personal situation of failure , significant challenge or a major obstacle that you have overcome. Include a description of your coping skills and lessons you learned from that situation.

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

2. Please describe a personal situation of failure, a significant challenge or a major obstacle that you have overcome. Include a description of your coping skills and lessons you learned about yourself from that situation.

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

2. Please describe a personal situation of failure, significant challenge or a major obstacle that you have overcome. Include a description of your coping skills and lessons you learned about yourself from that situation.

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

2. Please describe a personal situation of failure, significant challenge or a major obstacle that you have overcome. Include a description of your coping skills and lessons you learned about yourself from that situation.

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

2. Please describe a personal situation of failure, significant challenge or a major obstacle that you have overcome. Include a description of your coping skills and lessons you learned about yourself from that situation.

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. Why do you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine?

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

1. Please indicate why you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine.

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. Please indicate why you wish to attend Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine.

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