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By Dan Kaufman, Chris Dowhan, Adrienne Dowhan

This up-to-date quantity bargains important support to school scholars who're utilizing to clinical university and are required to write down a scientific college admissions essay. large suggestion covers the various do's and don'ts of writing a profitable essay. The authors coach on organizing principles, writing a coarse draft, then modifying and sharpening the draft to supply a accomplished essay for presentation. This re-creation deals distinctive concentrate on matters on the subject of questions often came across at the MCAT (Medical university Admission Test). The ebook concludes with nearly forty version essays, every one via a critique. All essays have been submitted by means of candidates who have been authorized to their selected scientific colleges.

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If something is important to you, it speaks volumes about who you are and what makes you tick. Some accomplishments will be obvious, such as any achievement that received public accolade or acknowledgment. Others are less so, and many times the most defining moments of our lives are those we are inclined to dismiss. List Your Skills Do an assessment of your skills that is similar to the one you did for your accomplishments. Do not limit yourself to your “medical” skills such as helping people or research abilities.

Step back and look at the lists objectively. What do they say about you? Do you see a pattern, or do any particular passions present themselves? And finally, have any of your favorites had a significant effect on your outlook, opinions, or direction? Free-Flow Writing Choose one word that seems to appear on many of your questions such as influence, strengths, career, diversity, or goals, and brainstorm around that word. Set a timer for ten minutes and write without stopping. Write down everything you can think of that relates to the topic, including any single words that come to mind.

The Inventory This exercise is designed to get your pen moving. The goal is simply to compile an inventory of your activities and accomplishments—school, sports, extracurricular activities, awards, work, and pastimes. You may have already made a similar list during the application process. If so, start with that list and try to add to it. This list will become fodder for topics to use when writing your personal statement. qxp:Layout 1 5/11/09 8:59 PM Page 22 E S S AY S T H AT W I L L G E T Y O U I N T O M E D I C A L S C H O O L associated with the activities.

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