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Discussion in '2017-2018 Allopathic School Specific Discussions' started by gyngyn, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. gyngyn

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    Essay 1

    Tell us something you are passionate about and why. Do not exceed 1500 characters (about 250 words).



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    At the University of Michigan Medical School, we are committed to building a superb educational community with students of diverse talents, experiences, opinions, and backgrounds. What would you as an individual bring to our medical school community? Do not exceed 1500 characters (about 250 words).


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  3. xialmos

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    Just received secondary invite! I'm surprised, I thought primaries were transmitted tomorrow. Can anyone else confirm?
     
  4. SSM115

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    Just got mine less than an hour ago
     
  5. climbup22

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    just got my secondary! wow
     
  6. xialmos

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    Anyone getting an "access denied" screen when they try to fill out their secondary?
     
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    +1 getting access denied
     
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    +2 on access denied
     
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    +5

    Sent an email, but I doubt anything will be done about it until the morning
     
  12. JeneralG

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    Does it say "Token Expired"?
     
  13. JohnQ666

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    When was your primary verified?
     
  14. theexaminedlife

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    Yes. Then you click continue and it says "Access Denied".
     
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    When was everyone's AMCAS submitted/verified? (Time?)
     
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  17. zasxd

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    Mine was verified on the 12th
     
  18. xialmos

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    Verified on the 6th.
     
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    Verified on 6th as well. Access Denied as well. No worries.
     
  20. twentyeightmiles

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    Well damn Michigan, that was a whirlwind of emotion.
     
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    +6 on the access denied
     
  22. hoosierdoctor13

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    +7 on the Denied Access. Might not open until tomorrow or Saturday. Grab your towel and don't panic
     
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  24. Kingsmen2018

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    when you are excited about filling out your first secondary then you get hit with an "access denied"
     

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  25. JohnQ666

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    Am I the only one who has not received this thing? Verified before June 7th.
     
  26. Kingsmen2018

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    Perhaps they have cutoffs? Ur GPA or any subsections of ur mcat alarmingly low?
     
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    Nope, but I am OOS
     
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    +10 :cat: denied access
     
  30. cuttlefish_deluxe91

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    Hey! Get your own numbah, fooo
     
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  31. cuttlefish_deluxe91

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    Thannnnnks. Love you
     
  32. SpineResearcher

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    So am I, you should have received one...make sure everything is up to date on your AMCAS because they said they send secondaries to "all eligible applicants"

    +11 denied access
     
  33. twentyeightmiles

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    I think they might not all be going out instantaneously -- someone got theirs a while ago, while mine was just recent. I was verified 7/5.
     
  34. JohnQ666

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    Mind sharing your stats?
     
  35. hoosierdoctor13

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    Everyone REMAIN CALM. Let's go with Occom's Razor here. The emails might be sent out alphabetically, or totally random. Michigan doesn't pre-screen their applicants. Everyone gets a secondary.
     
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    When do they send out tertiaries?
     
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  37. cuttlefish_deluxe91

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    4.0, 528
     
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    yeah dawg...mine says the token is expired. I emailed them about it
     
  39. cuttlefish_deluxe91

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    Count it, brah! You are lucky number +12.
     
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    this is the greatest day of my life
     
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    +13....ugh :/
     
  42. declar3d

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    So I just called and they said we should be receiving a new email in about an hour with a fixed link. Yay!
     
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    They fixed it.
     
  44. Dr. Brightside

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    Just got the fixed link! Ann Arbor native here, didn't get in for undergrad but hoping to get some love this time around.
     
  45. zasxd

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    Anyone else still not have access after getting the second email?
    Opps nevermind I guess I clicked the first link again :confused:
     
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    Can someone post the secondary essays
     
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    Here is the essay portion:

    Tell us something you are passionate about and why. Do not exceed 1500 characters (about 250 words).

    At the University of Michigan Medical School, we are committed to building a superb educational community with students of diverse talents, experiences, opinions, and backgrounds. What would you as an individual bring to our medical school community? Do not exceed 1500 characters (about 250 words).

    Best of luck, everyone. I got the secondary last night but didn't actually check it until this morning when I got the second email.
     
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    Same as last year but without the leadership one
     
  49. twentyeightmiles

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    3.99, 524. Glad this is the first secondary to go out since it's one of the only ones I'm already finished! Best of luck, everyone
     
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  50. twentyeightmiles

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    Also be ready to list three interests:
    "Please list three areas of interest (e.g., symphony, orchestra, drawing/painting/ceramics, research in specific area, joint degrees, athletic interests/running/softball, ballroom dance, Spanish language study, international travel/work/study, etc.) you would like to pursue while at Michigan."
     
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    Are you all putting anything for the "Is there any other information you would like to provide to us at this time? (optional)" Would it be appropriate to write a small "why Michigan?" essay or an adversity essay or something, or is it more for explaining something on your application if needed?
     
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    I think I'm gonna write up a why Michigan essay
     

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