Rutgers requires that you provide a short essay of your original work. Please address one of the following topics or submit an essay on a topic of your choice.
A 600 word essay consisting of the following four specific parts: Part I. Discuss why you are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. (150 words) Points to consider: What aspects of medicine most appeal to you? What do you think are the most challenging facets of medicine? What sparked your interest to pursue a career in medicine? Part II. Describe your health-related volunteer experiences and the time devoted to them. (150 words) Provide supporting documentation in your portfolio from a supervisor, coordinator, etc. Part III. Discuss what has attracted you to apply to the School of Arts & Sciences-Newark , apart from the BA/MD program. (150 words) Points to consider: What areas of our campus are you familiar with? How would you get involved on our campus? Part IV. Discuss why you are specifically interested in attending Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) over other medical schools. (150 words) Points to consider: What aspects of NJMS most appeal to you and why? Describe the mission of NJMS and how it relates to your goals as a physician.
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