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    Medical Get the Secret to AMCAS Success

    Let’s face it: it’s hard to get accepted to medical school. If you’re premed, you already know that – that’s why you’ve spent so much time and energy during your college years studying, doing research, volunteering, getting clinical exposure, and doing everything you can to make sure you’re...
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    MD What are my chances with Academic Intergrity and 515 (130/127/130/128), 3.85 cPGA, 3.88 sGPA

    During the fall 2015 of my junior year I wrote a paper for my honors college class (Oxford) explaining my undergraduate research and my plans to publish a thesis over it. The honors college requires every student to publish a thesis before they graduate, and Oxford is a class to help students...
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    GPA fluctuation & essay

    I experienced a significant GPA drop from about a 3.7 to a 3.1 (by semester, cumulative did not significantly change) and I am wondering if and how I should address this in my essay? My GPA climbed back up after a couple semesters, so it's not just a downward trend. The contributing factor for...
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    Why AMCAS labels some words as misspelled?

    For my personal statement, AMCAS underlined a few words and i'm really not sure why, they weren't even marked incorrect by Word. Should I just submit it anyways or change them up? Words such as: symptomatology bioelectricity criticality etc...
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    Medical How to Help with Your Child's Statement of Disadvantage

    Your child is heroic for overcoming obstacles that would have prevented many people from applying to medical school. If your family has experienced any form of social, economic, or educational disadvantage – at any time in your child’s life – your child can apply to medical school as a...
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    Medical 5 Effective Techniques to Improve Your Writing

    Saying that you “think out of the box” isn’t really the most creative way of stating that you are creative. So far in this series we’ve talked about the WHO, WHY, WHAT, and HOW of creating an exemplary AMCAS essay. Now we’re going to offer some bonus tips that will help elevate your essay so...
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    Personal Statement on struggles?

    Hello sdn! So I had a question. I have suffered from epilepsy since I was 13(i only had seizures max four times total in my life however since im on medication) which caused me to be going to the hospital a lot with MRIs and check ups and such. I was thinking about writing how this inspired me...
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    Medical How Should You Structure Your AMCAS Essays?

    Please start with something more original! In this post we’re not going to talk about the actual writing and editing (we’ll save those technical elements for another time), but we are going to suggest HOW to structure your essay. After you choose your topic (that is, the stories/experiences...