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personal statement question

Discussion in 'Postbaccalaureate Programs' started by socloseithurts, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. socloseithurts

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    hey guys. i'm applying to masters programs/post-bacc as a back-up in case I don't get into dental school, and all of them want a personal statement. is it ok to say that i'm doing the program so that i stay mentally sharp and can raise my GPA? or will they be offended?

    if i can't say that, then i'm not sure what to write. why DO people get masters? what can they do with them?

    ps-sorry if this sounds totally ignorant :oops:
     
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  3. Albuterol

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    im predent too..which programs are you applying too?

    I would rephrase mentally sharp to keeping yourself academically challenged with the ultimate goal of using your degree to get into dental school. I doubt they will be offended they know why people are applying to their schools.
     
  4. socloseithurts

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    i don't know which ones...i'm still researching that. a lot of them require the GRE which I do not want to take, so that narrows it down a lot. and then, a lot of them only take MCAT scores, which is kind of degrading/discriminatory. do you know which ones you're applying to?
     
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    im applying to BU/Tufts MBS/UMDNJ/Midwestern(AZ)
    just call and ask alot of the times they will substitute dat scores for mcat.
     
  6. socloseithurts

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    oo, that's a good tip. i will try that!
     

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