These prompts are from the Application Cycle and are unchanged from the previous cycle. Howard University College of Medicine provides students of high academic potential with a medical education of exceptional quality and prepares physicians and other health care professionals to serve the underserved. Particular focus is on the education of disadvantaged students for careers in medicine. Emphasis is placed on developing skills and habits of life-long learning and producing world leaders in medicine. Special attention is directed to teaching and research activities that address health care disparities.
Howard University is one of the best-known historically Black universities in the country. Historically Black schools are higher education institutions established before the Civil Rights Act, and were created to serve members of the Black community. Today, they offer exceptional academic opportunities to students of all genders, religions, and ethnic backgrounds. At Howard University, students have the opportunity to participate in more than clubs and organizations while learning from top professors.
The essay demonstrates your ability to write clearly and concisely on a selected topic and helps you distinguish yourself in your own voice. What do you want the readers of your application to know about you apart from courses, grades, and test scores? Choose the option that best helps you answer that question and write an essay of no more than words, using the prompt to inspire and structure your response. Remember: words is your limit, not your goal. Use the full range if you need it, but don't feel obligated to do so.