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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Osteopathic [ DO ]' started by mmbrink6, 05.20.14.

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  1. mmbrink6

    mmbrink6

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    Would anyone be kind enough to proofread my statement and provide me with feedback, please?
     
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  3. NontradCA

    NontradCA American Hero 2+ Year Member

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    Sure, PM me.
     
  4. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

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    Yup! PM it to me and I'd be happy to help
     
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    ToKingdomCome 2+ Year Member

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  6. EgyptKing21

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    Yup! +1 as well.
     
  7. TimmyTurner

    TimmyTurner 2+ Year Member

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    PM me. I'm not an expert- but I'd give you my take (not worth much). More than anything, I like reading and hearing of everyone's reason WHY they are pursuing medicine. I don't believe there should be one singular reason, but whatever the reason is, you better be sure of it.
     
  8. TXKnight

    TXKnight Better Known as TXK 5+ Year Member

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    PM if you would like to hear one more opinion.
     
  9. cabinbuilder

    cabinbuilder Urgent Care Physician 10+ Year Member

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    I suggest you NOT have a pre-med person read your essay. Get someone who has gone through the process already. I have been reading some essays that are like a script out of the TV series ER. Do not write like that. It needs to reflect you as a person, not just your experiences you have witnessed.
     
  10. Hayden19

    Hayden19 2+ Year Member

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    I can read it too. Class of 2018
     
  11. TimmyTurner

    TimmyTurner 2+ Year Member

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    I inserted the disclaimer for this exact reason. I don't see any downside of the applicant having as many eyes on a PS as possible before submission. It's the applicants responsibility to gauge respective feedback with the merit it deserves, based upon the standing of the person providing feedback.

    My grandpa read my PS. The guy never went to college, and doesn't have an inkling about what is to be expected in a proper PS. I was looking for a layman's perspective, and I got exactly that.
     
  12. Kayce

    Kayce 2+ Year Member

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    You can PM me!
     
  13. chizledfrmstone

    chizledfrmstone MSIII SDN Moderator 7+ Year Member

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    I can read it.

    I interviewed at 8 schools so I'm guessing mine was alright.
     

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