Practice Vision statement

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  1. niksem

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    I am writing practice vision statement for AMCAS application. I am not really sure how I see myself in 10 years, do not know how to start. Any tips?
     
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  3. daisygirl

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    Are you sure that you need to write a practice vision statement for this year's amcas application? I could have sworn that they did away w/that essay :confused:
     
  4. Papa Smurf

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    Daisygirl is right. They got rid of it. We were the only applicants that got screwed. As if the AMCAS app wasn't enough of a headache... But don't worry my friend, you too will soon experience what it feels like to be screwed over by AMCAS. Oh, and here's a tip, I suggest sending in your transcripts early, like now. That way you can resend them in a month or so.
     
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    I have this application in front of me. It clearly says two assays: Practice Vision and Perosnall comments.
     
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    Corrected: I have this application in front of me. It clearly says two essays: Practice Vision and Perosonal comments.
     
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    try again <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />
     
  8. peel

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    I'm not sure what's going on with this year's AMCAS, but they don't really expect you to know what you want to do - just that you're a) informed about options in the field and b) that your expectations aren't unrealistic. I think anything's really fair game as long as it makes sense relative to the rest of your app.

    peel.
     
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    I don't know what application you have in front of you niksem, but for the entering class of 2003, the AMCAS application will not be available until May 1st (on or about according to the AAMC) and there will only be one essay entitled PERSONAL COMMENTS. You will have 5,300 characters (including spaces) for this essay.

    There will not be an essay entitled PRACTICE VISION on the AMCAS application for the 2003 entering class.
     
  10. SMW

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    Listen to mpp! He always knows what he's talking about!! :)
     
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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by niksem:
    <strong>I have this application in front of me.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Uhhh, I'm pretty sure that you can't even access the application for the next cycle yet. Apparently you are looking at last year's application.
     
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    Hey Niksem - you've found it early. Don't give anyone else the link. Think about it - you could be one of the first ones done with this year app - and one of the first to turn it in. Go ahead...secretly fill it out in its entirety...then when June 1st comes...secretly click submit. You're going to get em' this time, boy.
     
  13. hellokitty

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    Whether this is an AMCAS essay or not, you should definitely give some careful thought to this quesiton b/c it is a very common interview question and some schools ask it on their secondary.

    I wrote about what type of medicine I want to go into, the environment that i want to practice in. I was very descriptive in my essay, so you have to use your imagination a little ( that's why it's called a VISION essay <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> ). I also talked a little about what I will be doing besides seeing patients.

    Good luck
     
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    The very reason they did get rid of the actual essay is because it is the most popular interview question.

    And it quite definitely has been removed for the 2003 application cycle. As always, links are best at proving points: <a href="http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/2003applicationworksheet.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/2003applicationworksheet.pdf</a>
     
  15. niksem

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    I just found out that it is a 2002 app. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Frown]" src="frown.gif" />
     
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    Hellokitty has good advice. :)

    You most likely will get asked a question about this, so some forethought would make answering it much easier.
     
  18. niks---

    Sucks to know you're wrong when you make two posts about the same topic.

    LISTEN to THE OLD PEOPLE HERE!!! They do know what they are talking about.
     

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