Thomas Jefferson University (Kimmel)

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Office of Admissions / of Thomas Jefferson University / 1015 Walnut Street, Suite 110 / Philadelphia, PA USA 19107-5099

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
51
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
1824
US News Rank - Research
57
US News Rank - Primary Care
52
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()

City Size
< 9M

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Median GPA
3.77
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
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)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$80
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 ('22-'23)

1. Describe how the pandemic has affected your educational, work, or research plans? What has your own experience informed you about the challenges of providing equitable and inclusive care to future patients? (2500 characters)

2. Do you have any additional information that hasn't been covered? (4000 characters)

Essay Topics ('21 - '22)

1. Describe how the pandemic has affected your educational, work, or research plans? What has your own experience informed you about the challenges of providing equitable and inclusive care to future patients? (2500 Characters)

2. Do you have any additional information that hasn't been covered? (4000 characters)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

Explain any impact that COVID-19 may have had on your educational/research/volunteering or employment plans. (2500 char)

Do you have any additional information that hasn’t been covered? (4000 chars)

Essay Topics ('19 - '20)

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Essay Topics ('18 - '19)

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Essay Topics ('17 - '18)

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Essay Topics ('16 - '17)

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Essay Topics ('15 - '16)

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Essay Topics ('14 - '15)

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Essay Topics ('13 - '14)

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