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What Is a Medical School Personal Statement?

Your medical school personal statement is an essay that is a critical piece of your admissions profile. In addition to your GPA, MCAT score, experience, and the mandatory prerequisites, admissions committees want to hear your story and discover what makes you stand out from the crowded field of applicants.

How to Decide What Medical School Is Right for You

How to Decide What Medical School Is Right for You

As an ambitious, industrious, overachieving student, choosing a medical school isn’t a challenge to stress about, this is a challenge to embrace and enjoy. Here are a few things to consider when choosing the medical school that is right for you.

Medical School Secondary Essays: How to Stand Out from the Crowd

Secondary Essays: How to Stand Out from the Crowd

Applying for medical school comes in stages, and secondary essays are an important part of the application process. If you are beginning your essays, take a look at this advice from Clara, a first-year medical student at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, on what to expect and how to write engaging, interesting essays that will make you stand out from the crowd . . . Hi, everyone. I’m Clara, a first-year medical student! After just going through the medical school application process, I wanted to share with you my tips for secondary essays. Personally, I thought secondaries were the hardest part of the application process because writing is not my strength, particularly given such a short amount of time. (It’s recommended that applicants submit their secondaries within 2 weeks.) However, there are many things I learned along

Things to Know When Applying to Medical School

Things to Know When Applying to Medical School

An important step in the journey to becoming a medical doctor is the application to medical school. As you wrap up your pre-med education, the med school application is the next challenge you’ll face. This challenge comes with inherent questions. What school do I want to attend? How do I apply? What factors will make my application stand out? What does the application process entail? If you find yourself asking those questions or others, here are a few things to consider when applying to medical school . . . Course Load Wise students will be thinking about their medical school application long before they actually apply. The courses you take during your undergrad studies carry substantial weight as medical schools consider your application. The major you choose and the classes you take before medical school should be strategically planned with

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