amcas activities

  1. BlueRose12

    I regret MME essay approach

    I submitted my primary a couple of days ago and I can't help but look back and wish I'd done a better job describing my most meaningful clinical experience. I didn't write about any specific patient encounter and instead focused on what I learned/impact, and while I thought it was good at the...
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    Not sure how to group works/activities entries on AMCAS

    Not sure how to group works/activities entries on AMCAS Hi, I'm applying for the first time this cycle and I'm having some trouble formatting the works/activities entries. I worked with two doctors and, for both of them, I did research, shadowing/medical observation, and publication. Like, I...
  3. MedEdits

    Applying to Medical School in 2024/2025?

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    How to list conference short paper on AMCAS activities section?

    I have a first-author short paper (~3 pages long, not an abstract) approved for submission at an international conference, but it won't be published in a peer-reviewed journal or posted on PubMed (though the submission was peer-reviewed before acceptance to the conference). Since it's...
  5. TheDataKing

    *~*~*~* Official AMCAS "Work/Activities" Tips Thread 2021-2025 *~*~*~*

    Disclaimer: Post was found in a bottle washed up on the mod team's private island. The AMCAS Application will be opening soon, and with it comes a ton of questions. The "Work and Activities" Section is probably the most talked-about section. For reference, here are three older threads that...
  6. Cracking Med Admissions

    Medical May Virtual Office Hours with Dr. Rachel Rizal

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  7. T

    Listing publications

    I will have 15 peer-reviewed publications by May 30th (11 first author) and I am planning to list them like this: [1st author] NAME OF PAPER. Am J Surg. PMID: xxxxxx [1st] " " [2nd] NAME OF PAPER. J Surg Res. PMID: xxxxxxx Any advice? Trying to minimize characters used since I have many to list.
  8. K

    Residential Treatment Center Clinical?

    I worked for some time as a "coach" at a youth residential treatment center. These youth struggle with depression, mood disorders, anxiety, and other mental health-related disorders. As a coach, I supervised the youth to make sure they were behaving while helping them manage their daily tasks -...
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  11. DrUranium

    Activities Review

    Hi I was wondering if we could start a thread of students accepted into a medical school who would be willing to volunteer to read people's activities/work lists. It seems several people would benefit from this based on previous threads/posts! Please reply if you'd be willing to help!
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    Activities Section Planning Advice- Paid Medical/Clinical? Student counselor?

    Hi, Quick question. As I am planning out what activities I plan to have in the activities section of my application, would a "Peer Health Educator" position on campus count for paid medical/clinical experience, or more for extracurricular activities. Brief description: Student club, but paid...
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    How to List In-Progress Review Articles?

    I am looking for input on if/how I should be listing an in-progress review article in AMCAS Work and Activities section, writing about it in secondaries, etc. Some info: I am 4th author of 8 I created all the figures, did some editing, and filled in holes wherever more information or further...
  14. LindaAccepted

    Medical What to Include in the AMCAS Work and Activities Section [With Examples]

    To give you a better idea of what to include in this section of the application, I am providing examples of activity descriptions and most meaningful essays at the bottom of this blog post. They were generously shared by students who were accepted into medical school. As you’ll see, these are...
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    Most Meaningful Activity Question (Not sure if the start date is suspicious)

    Hello everyone! I am applying this upcoming cycle and wanted advice about one of my choices for the most meaningful experiences. I will be volunteering full time as a Medical Spanish interpreter starting the beginning of May through a program at my university. This is the final part of a program...
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    Most meaningful remarks style: story or overview?

    Hello everyone, I've been writing up my Work & Activities and while I had no problems with the general descriptions, I'm kind of torn about how to write the most meaningful remarks. Different websites seem to give different recommendations (and I understand that's because there's really no...
  17. W

    HELP! Applying after a gap year

    Hello, I applied to a bunch of schools last summer, but I withdrew my application to all the schools after getting my MCAT score. I had applied toward the end of the cycle anyway and wanted to retake the MCAT. I did not submit any secondaries prior to withdrawing. I emailed all the schools about...
  18. doglova

    activities section contact

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    Change in AMCAS work and activities

    I submitted my AMCAS primary in early June and am awaiting verification. I listed a job that I have been doing for a couple of years and planned to continue through my gap year (2019-2020). However, I have unexpectedly been offered another opportunity that I would absolutely love to accept, but...
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    Questions about Activities section of AMCAS

    I just have some questions that i am having trouble filling out on the activities section, as well as mention all the activities i am including and if there are any that would just be pointless to include and i should remove? Top 3: 1. ED Scribing - paid employment 2. Crisis Line and Suicide...
  21. LindaAccepted

    Medical Activity Descriptions for Med School: 4 Questions That Will Make Yours Awesome

    Having worked in admissions for over a decade, I have probably read thousands of activity descriptions for medical school and related healthcare fields by now. While this part of the application may not seem very important, it can actually be the component that makes or breaks your chance of...
  22. Cracking Med Admissions

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  23. sushi18