New York Medical College is located in Westchester, New York and has one of the largest medical education programs in the country. Their researchers and physicians are involved in diagnosing and researching large-scale public health threats. As a result, the school emphasizes community involvement, including public education with respect to preventative health, especially for underprivileged communities in the surrounding area.
NYMC also highly values diversity and active learning, with many programs for students to interact with the community. Their programs include work with high school students and the disabled. As you apply to this school, keep in mind their diversity of clinical experiences available and the wide array of students that the school attracts.
New York Medical College’s 2016 Secondary Application Essay Questions:
NYMC has no essay questions but asks for the following information:
• List relatives who are alumni
• List letter of recommendation authors.
Note that if you do not have a committee letter from your school, you must have 3 letters from your undergraduate institution. 2 must be from science faculty (Math does not count as science.), and 1 must be from a faculty member in your undergraduate major.
Jessica Pishko graduated with a J.D. from Harvard Law School and received an M.F.A. from Columbia University. She spent two years guiding students through the medical school application process at Columbia’s PostBacc Program and teaches writing at all levels.
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