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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by CalBear, Feb 1, 2002.

  1. CalBear

    CalBear Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Hey all,

    michigan state finally decided to send me a secondary. however, i haven't received the application yet. could someone please post the essay questions? thanks in advance.

    calbear
     
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  3. CalBear

    CalBear Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    anyone?
     
  4. Doc Oc

    Doc Oc Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Last year, MSU's secondary was online. Check their webpage to see if it is this year too.

    Doc Oc
    UNECOM MS-1
     
  5. if I remember correctly, the only thing michigan state asked was a check? there were no secondary questions?!

    I also think everyone's watchin the game right now, that is why they didnt respond to ya
     
  6. Mossjoh

    Mossjoh Mayo Clinic-PGY2 10+ Year Member

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    Wrong, there are 3 questions. I don't have the specific questions, I do have my answers, I'll try to figure out what the questions were.

    1) What was the most important thing that impacted your decision to become a physician?

    2) Describe a non-educational activity that you participated in that you felt made a difference.
    (Not sure that this is the question, my answer involves a service project I participated in)

    3) Describe a time where you feel short or things didn't go as you planned.
     
  7. Doc Oc

    Doc Oc Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Was the secondary online this year as well?

    Whatchamacallit - MSU sends a request for a "processing fee" to everyone after they receive your AMCAS app. They then send secondaries to ~25% of applicants, which last year, was an invitation to complete the secondary online. You could check your status online too.

    About the MSU "processing fee"...they won't consider your application until you send it. You have to pay them to decide whether or not to send you a secondary. UMich does something like that too. They send a pseudo-secondary which is a couple of fill-ins and your name and address again, plus money of course, then they decide whether or not to let you send in your letters of rec. I withdrew my app from there in the end of Oct., so I dont' know how the rest of their racket went.

    I did my undergrad at MSU if you have questions about the area.

    Doc Oc
     
  8. kreno

    kreno Candy Man 7+ Year Member

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    Doc OC, what did you major in at MSU? I'm a senior there now.... where you go to school now?
     
  9. westsidespartan

    westsidespartan Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    kreno, I'm a senior at MSU too. Physiology major.
     
  10. Doc Oc

    Doc Oc Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Westsidespartan & krenos,

    I was a physiology major also. I graduated in '99, took a few grad courses, and applied in 2000. I go to UNECOM. Are you both applying for 2006?
     
  11. jimmybee

    jimmybee Med/Peds Resident 10+ Year Member

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    What up everyone,

    Just wanted to say to my former physiology pals. I also was a physiology major and I am currently a first year at Wayne. I love it here and you all should seriously consider it.

    Later,
    jimmybee
     

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