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amcas in the secondaries?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by nicksain, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. nicksain

    nicksain Junior Member
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    hey

    for alot of secondary questions they want you to tell them about what've you've done and/or are planning after graduation (if you've graduated).

    If you've talked about some of them in detail in amcas, should you just say "I did bla h blah blah, as described in amcas" or "I did blah blha blah (great detail overlapping amcas" or just "I did blah (no detail and just assume they read your amcas"

    thanks for the help
     
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  3. DoctorPardi

    DoctorPardi In Memory of Riley Jane
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    No, redescribe what you did. You want to make adcoms live's as easy as possible. They shouldn't have to look somewhere other than your secondary for the answer to their secondary questions.
     
  4. morganlefay

    morganlefay hanging in there
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    Yea. I'm getting so tired of all the redescribing it makes me want to stick my pen in my eye, and scribble.
    This is the thing though, they ask you the same things over and over, it gets so frustrating and I feel as if my essays are losing quality because I'm just repeating myself in different ways. They begin to sound really ******ed. Ughhh. I guess it's just at that point where I have a ton of half-finished secondaries and feel like I'm behind, but I still have to write the 'tell us how your background makes you diverse, etc' for about 6 schools.
    ::sigh::
     
  5. photo_girl07

    photo_girl07 Western Blot Queen
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    Here is another chance to re-enlighten adcoms about how wonderful you are. Take the opportunity to spread some self-love :laugh: Yeah, I know its hard....

    -PG
     
  6. TMP-SMX

    TMP-SMX Senior Member
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    They are lazy... Make it easy for them. ;)
     
  7. jackieMD2007

    jackieMD2007 ***MVI***
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    Make it easy for all of us and just don't do secondaries at all.

    You're welcome.
     

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