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Personel Statement

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Optimistic, Oct 30, 2001.

  1. Optimistic

    Optimistic Senior Member
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    Hello every one,
    I was just wondering if I need to mention in my personnel statment why I want to go to Osteopathy schools. I mean there is hardly any room to describe yourself and your experiences. so what do you suggest?
     
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  2. Amra

    Amra A Quiet Voice of Reason
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    I would (and did) include a "why osteopathy" theme in my AACOM application... could be a good thing!

    -A

    P.S. Why-o-Why do people cross post?!?!?
     
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    algae Senior Member
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    For my AACOMAS personal statement, I used most of the space to describe myself, and then at the end I included 2 sentences explaining why osteopathy suits me. I've always wondered whether schools even read these essays.
     
  4. Mr. happy clown guy

    Mr. happy clown guy Senior Member
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    What the hell is a "Personnel Statement"??

    I hope you have a spell check for your application.
     
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    Optimistic

    Optimistic Senior Member
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    Thanks Mr clown guy .Thats a wonderful answer to my question.
     
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  6. Mr. happy clown guy

    Mr. happy clown guy Senior Member
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    HAHAHAHA!
     
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    If I'm remembering right, and you're talking about the AACOMAS personal statement, they tell you specifically to answer two questions (that pretty much sets the short essay up for you- don't worry you'll have plenty of room on secondaries to elaborate). I think they questions are: provide motivation for osteopathic medicine and discuss your goals, or something similar to that. That's what I wrote my essay on and then I expanded on those topics in my secondaries. :)
     
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