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.
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If you’re nearing the end of your pre-med journey and beginning to seriously consider which medical schools you’d like to apply to, you’re probably wondering how to make your medical school application stand out.
What is a good GPA for medical school? Is your GPA more important than the MCAT? What else is important? Discover the answer to these questions and more.
A helpful timeline for pre-med students who are preparing for the rigors of completing a medical school application.
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Develop leadership skills that help to boost your medical school application and demonstrate qualities that will make you a successful physician.
In a sea of applicants with matching MCAT® scores, related research, and analogous academics, outstanding letters of recommendation can be the spotlight that illuminates your application.
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.
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
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