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    Help with my diversity essay!! PLEASE IM DESPERATE AND OUT OF IDEAS

    Hello! I am new to posting on sdn but have been browsing forums throughout this whole application process. I am almost done all of my secondaries but have been struggling with the basic diversity essay. I completed undergrad in the US but I am not a US resident/citizen and are planning to do med...
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    AMCAS Disadvantaged Essay??

    I'm applying as disadvantaged, but I'm kind of unsure how to go about the essay? Am I supposed to just say how my circumstances effected me (in school/psychologically/socially/etc)? Is this supposed to be on the side of creative writing (like the PS) or just listing facts? If anyone can link...
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    Challenge essay--mental illness hotline experience?

    I'm brainstorming my adversity/challenge essay options, and one I was considering was writing about a particular conversation I had while working as a crisis text line counselor and god knows how many times I thought I'd failed, the texter's dead, why won't (s)he open up to me, etc. After a...
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    Personal Statement Brainstorm help!

    Hello fellow SDNers! I am a 2019 applicant (trying to get my PS written early) and I would really appreciate some help in brainstorming what I should write! This may be an odd thing to ask, as I do understand that PS can get very personal sometimes, but I was wondering if any past...
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    Do Me A Favor?

    I am applying for Internship this year and I was hoping I could get someone's(preferably a doctoral level clinician) eyes on my APPI essays? They are all completed, but I was just hoping for some initial thoughts, reactions, feedback. And obviously, if there was something blaringly wrong it'd be...
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    Secondaries - Hardship/struggles essay

    So I’ve read on other threads not to mention any struggles with anxiety/stress because it shows you might have these issues during medical school as well. But then that leaves me with what do I respond to these essay prompts? Specifically I’m talking about the Rowan SOM prompt: Please describe...
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    PT Essay Advise

    "Describe a meaningful experience in your life. Reflect on how that experience influenced your personal growth, such as your attitudes or perceptions." How did all of you approach this ptcas essay question? What kind of questions did you ask yourself about this experience that helped you...
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    The "Challenge" Essay, Which Is a better topic?

    I am a re-applicant, and am rewriting most of my secondaries. The "challenge" essay has been coming up in many of the prompts and I feel my original essay from last year needs work or to be completely different. Here are the two or three directions I can go. #1 (essay used in last secondary)...
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    Personal statement too personal?

    Is my personal statement too personal? So, the only way I could convey the start of my interest in medicine was when I became pregnant as a teenager. I told a story of how I came to find out and the medical professionals that I encountered that sparked this interest. Then I wrote about...
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    Personal Essay- Leadership

    I am having a hard time with a supplemental essay that states "Please explain a leadership role you have taken on and what you have learned from this experience. (1000 characters)" I am having a difficult time coming up with a leadership experience. I have been searching around for examples and...
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    Essay Reader

    Hello everyone! I am submitting my app to University of Southern California next week and I would like some feedback on my statements. Is there anyone willing to read it? Thanks in advance
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    PTCAS Essay Revision!!

    hey guys I was wondering if someone could read over my personal statement for the main essay on PCTAS!! could really use some advise/editing. thanks :) pm me and I'll send you my essay
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    Diversity statement advice

    Yes, another thread asking for advice about what to write for those secondary diversity essays... In terms of demographics, I'm nothing special (22, white, female, middle class, parents still married, grew up in suburbia). I've brainstormed a few topics, but I'm not feeling too compelled about...
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    PTCAS essay

    I'm seriously struggling writing my essay for the prompt this year just because I know how important this essay is!! I've been super passionate about going to PT school since I was in high school, but I almost don't know what to write since I have so much to say. I know I'm running late but I...
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    Essay Opinions

    Any DPT students willing to give me feedback on my essay?
  17. usma.consulting

    US Medical Admissions Consulting & Personal Statement Editing Services

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    AMCAS significant research essay, what should be included

    Applying to MD/PhD schools this year, just about to submit AMCAS, but I am bit stuck on what to include in my Significant Research Experiences essay. I have two major recent research experiences, both with LORs from the PIs. This includes a PI I worked with during my postbac thesis research, and...
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    Atlantic Bridge Essays

    I am a High School student in the United States wishing to apply for medical school in Ireland through Atlantic Bridge. As I was looking around at the requirements to apply, I noticed something called a "Personal Statement" which you needed to send in with your application and letters of...
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    Including a summer fellowship on AMCAS

    Hello everyone, I am doing a fellowship over the summer and I'm expecting to get around 400 hours of research. I am planning on applying to MSTP programs this summer given my MCAT score is sufficient (Get the score tomorrow). The essay section of the AMCAS requires you to talk about research...
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    low gpa, potentially high MCAT, probability of acceptance?

    Hello everyone, So I am planning to take my mcat this april and have taken a few practice tests scoring above a 508 each time and have been getting better each time. I have volunteered with various societies in cancer research, have about 2 years of lab experience, can speak 3 languages...
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    Improving and Reducing Health-care disparities questions

    I am stuck on one of the topics for my essays. I have to write about an experience that advances the goals of diversity in medicine and or reduces health care disparities. Any help? What would you write?
  24. Shawna-Kaye Lester

    FREE Personal Statement workbook

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    Stuck with my urgent essay on DNA Fingerprinting in Crime Scene. Any pointers?

    Hello Folks! Now before any of you deride me for slacking off, let me tell you, I am a very hard working student. Medicine is my passion and I love to study, but sometimes even Superman has a bad day! I recently received my essay on DNA Fingerprinting in a Crime Scene, and I am supposed to...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Formatting question for Personal Statement

    My personal statement is 2 pages and I am mailing it in. I was wondering should I put a header and what should it look like? Page numbers so they don't lose my statement? Here's a picture of the formatting I have so far: http://oi63.tinypic.com/2ut6zyb.jpg Thanks.
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    [Personal Essay - PharmCAS] I am looking for some peer review :)

    [I am new to posting on forums.] I finished my final draft of my PharmCAS personal essay and would like some peer review. How this work? :)
  28. neur0goddess

    anyone willing to read my UC app essay?!

    Super last minute, I know. Please PM me!!!!!!