New York University School of Medicine - Long Island

Address

Office of Admissions NYU Long Island School of Medicine 222 Station Plaza North, Floor 5 Mineola, NY 11501

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
149
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
2019
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
< 9M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.82
Median MCAT
514
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
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
110
Other Tests
VITA

Interviews

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

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics '22-'23

The NYU LISOM secondary questions are designed to help the admissions committee learn more about you and how your experiences and professional goals align with our school’s mission and educational structure. We greatly appreciate the thought and effort that you will dedicate to your responses and look forward to reading them.

NOTE: Questions 1-5 are required; questions 6 and 7 are optional. All responses have a 250 word limit and must be submitted through the NYULISOM application portal. Any responses submitted by email or via attachment are not eligible for consideration.

1.  NYU LISOM offers a direct link to residency into one of four ACGME-accredited residency programs at NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island in fields of medicine that address the primary care needs of the population and physician workforce shortages. Please select the residency track for which you wish to be considered and reason(s) for your choice – including those experiences (pre-medical, professional or personal) which have confirmed your interest in this area. Internal Medicine Pediatrics Obstetrics & Gynecology General Surgery (Choose one)

2.  NYU LISOM is committed to training physicians guided by the principles of primary care which encompass patient-centered care that is: comprehensive, continuous, coordinated, collaborative, culturally sensitive and community-based. Please tell us how these principles align with your professional goals as a future physician?

3. Among the core competencies expected of entering medical students are the capacity for improvement as well as evidence of adaptability and resilience. Describe a situation or personal challenge that motivated you to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, reassess or change your behavior, navigate an unexpected outcome and/or learn from your mistakes.

4. (For this question, you can answer EITHER Option A OR Option B.)

- Option A Problem-based learning (PBL) is a core active learning methodology at NYU LISOM which involves students working together in small groups on clinical case-based problems utilizing: Self-directed learning: Identifying information needed and thinking critically in applying this information to address the problem Self-assessment: Identifying knowledge gaps or what is not understood about the problem Teamwork: Assisting peers to integrate and apply knowledge to a given problem as well as being able to learn from peers Using this framework, please share an example of a problem-solving experience you have encountered in a small-group setting or leadership role which you feel has prepared you to be successful in an active learning environment and why?

- Option B The NYU Long Island School of Medicine seeks to prepare future physician leaders who will be ‘change agents’ in health systems science in domains such as:     - Healthcare Policy & Economics - Population and Public Health - Evidenced-based Medicine and Practice - Health System Improvement and Patient Safety - Clinical Informatics Which of these domains interests you the most and why? If applicable, please include those aspects of your academic studies, pre-medical, or professional experiences that have informed your interest in the domain  you selected.

5. Please provide the response that applies to you:- If you are still in school, please tell us your planned activities for the application cycle- If you have graduated from college, please tell us what you have been doing since that time and your reasons for doing so.

6. (OPTIONAL) Please comment on any significant fluctuations in your academic record or inconsistencies in your MCAT score; if you took a leave of absence for any reason during college; or any application irregularities about which you wish the admissions committee to know more.

7. (OPTIONAL) We recognize applicants may have had to overcome significant obstacles or adversity in their lives. If you feel this applies to you, the admissions committee is interested to understand how these experiences may have impacted your personal, educational and/or professional path.

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Please explain your reasons for choosing this field of medicine – including those experiences (pre-medical, professional or personal) that have informed your interest in this area. (Maximum: 300 words) (Choices are IM, Pediatrics, OBGYN, General Surgery)

2. NYU Long Island School of Medicine is committed to training physicians guided by the ‘principles of primary care’ which encompass patient-centered care that is: comprehensive, continuous, coordinated, collaborative, culturally sensitive and community-based. Please tell us how these competencies align with your professional goals as a future physician? (Maximum: 300 words)

3. Among the core competencies expected of entering medical students are the capacity for improvement and adaptability and resilience. Please describe a situation or personal challenge that motivated you to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, re-assess or change your behavior, navigate an unexpected outcome, and/or learn from your mistakes. (Maximum: 300 words)

4. CHOOSE EITHER Option A or Option B.

a. Option A: Active learning is a core learning methodology in the NYU Long Island School of Medicine curriculum and involves students working together in small groups on clinical case-based problems utilizing: Self-directed learning: Identifying what information they need and thinking critically in applying this information to address the program; Self-assessment: Identifying their knowledge gaps or what they don’t understand about the problem; Teamwork: Assisting peers in integrating and applying knowledge to a given problem and being able to learn from peers and teach peers and moving readily between these roles.

Please share an example of your problem-solving experience(s) in a group or leadership role utilizing self-directed learning, self-assessment, and/or teamwork which you feel has prepared you to be successful in an active learning educational setting. Additionally, please comment on what do you feel are the benefits of self-directed learning, self-assessment, and team work as a medical student and for your future career as a physician? (Maximum: 300 words)

b. Option B: The NYU Long Island School of Medicine curriculum includes the study of health systems science domains including: Healthcare Policy; Population and Public Health; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health System Improvement and Patient Safety.

Which of these domains interests you the most and why? If applicable, please include those aspects of your academic studies, pre-medical, professional and/or personal experiences that have informed your interest in the domain you selected. In addition, please tell us how you envision impacting the delivery of health care through your study of health systems science at NYULISOM? (Maximum: 300 words)

5. Please tell us about your current and future planned activities during this application cycle. (Maximum: 200 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. We recognize applicants may have had to overcome significant obstacles or hardships in their lives. This may also include disparate impacts of the COVID pandemic, racial injustice, discrimination and inequality. If you feel any of these circumstances apply to you, the admissions committee is interested to understand how these experiences affected you personally or impacted your academic or professional path. (Maximum: 300 words)

2. Please comment on any significant fluctuations in your academic record, inconsistencies in your MCAT score, impact of COVID on your academic studies, if you took a leave of absence for any reason during college or any application irregularities about which you wish the admissions committee to know more. (Maximum: 300 words)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Please indicate your reasons for choosing this particular field. Please demonstrate for our admission committee how your previous health-related and non-health-related experiences and your personal attributes helped inform your decision. (Maximum Words: 500)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Applicants have occasionally had to overcome significant adversities in their lives. Our admission committee would be most interested not only in hearing about how you overcame such an adversity, but also how doing so helped you succeed. (Maximum Words: 500)

2. Please comment on any significant fluctuations in your academic record, or other application irregularities, not already addressed elsewhere. (Maximum Words: 500)

3. Please tell us about your current and future planned activities during this application cycle. (Maximum Words: 500)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Please indicate which specialty you are interested in applying for (Please choose one): Internal Medicine -- Pediatrics -- OB/Gyn -- Surgery

2. Please indicate your reasons for choosing this particular field. Please demonstrate for our admission committee how your previous health-related and non-health-related experiences and your personal attributes helped inform your decision. 500 Words

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Applicants have occasionally had to overcome significant adversities in their lives. Our admission committee would be most interested not only in hearing about how you overcame such an adversity, but also how doing so helped you succeed. 500 Words

2. Please comment on any significant fluctuations in your academic record, or other application irregularities, not already addressed elsewhere. 500 Words

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Please indicate which specialty you are interested in applying for (Please choose one): Internal Medicine -- Pediatrics -- OB/Gyn -- Surgery

2. Please indicate your reasons for choosing this particular field. Please demonstrate for our admission committee how your previous health-related and non-health-related experiences and your personal attributes helped inform your decision. 500 Words

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Applicants have occasionally had to overcome significant adversities in their lives. Our admission committee would be most interested not only in hearing about how you overcame such an adversity, but also how doing so helped you succeed. 500 Words

2. Please comment on any significant fluctuations in your academic record, or other application irregularities, not already addressed elsewhere. 500 Words

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