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AMCAS Essay

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by sng33, Jul 20, 2001.

  1. sng33

    sng33 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I have gotten my essay down to two pages, but am not sure what to omit. How did you guys narrow down your essay? Did anyone have the same problem?
     
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  3. md2be06

    md2be06 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Cut out anything that is non-essential or doesn't relate to the overall theme of your essay. Save your other material, as you may be able to use it for secondaries. A 4000 character essay that is focused is much better than a 5000 character essay that kinda rambles. Besides, adcoms are going to be flying through applications so fast this year that I doubt any committee members are going to be spending inordinate amounts of time analyzing our personal statements. Well, at least not until the interview stage.
     

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