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I've seen different advice on this across the premed forums (aka reddit and SDN). Should the most meaningful be about how it influenced you to pursue medicine/qualities fit for a physician? One of my most meaningful originally was volunteering at a wildlife rehab that served as a getaway from school stress. I learned a lot of cool things there but nothing that pushed me towards medicine. Should I change it?
 

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I've seen different advice on this across the premed forums (aka reddit and SDN). Should the most meaningful be about how it influenced you to pursue medicine/qualities fit for a physician? One of my most meaningful originally was volunteering at a wildlife rehab that served as a getaway from school stress. I learned a lot of cool things there but nothing that pushed me towards medicine. Should I change it?
I followed the AAMC guidelines. How it was a transformative experience and what I learned from it, how it changed me.
 
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I've seen different advice on this across the premed forums (aka reddit and SDN). Should the most meaningful be about how it influenced you to pursue medicine/qualities fit for a physician? One of my most meaningful originally was volunteering at a wildlife rehab that served as a getaway from school stress. I learned a lot of cool things there but nothing that pushed me towards medicine. Should I change it?
A Most Meaningful entry doesn't need to have anything to do with medicine. Adcomms would love to read an expanded entry about working in a wildlife rehab facility and how it impacted you.
 
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I've seen different advice on this across the premed forums (aka reddit and SDN). Should the most meaningful be about how it influenced you to pursue medicine/qualities fit for a physician? One of my most meaningful originally was volunteering at a wildlife rehab that served as a getaway from school stress. I learned a lot of cool things there but nothing that pushed me towards medicine. Should I change it?
2/3 of my most meaningfuls had nothing to do with medicine. I'd definitely try to use at least one of them for something medicine related though.
 

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I have seen applicants try to twist and bend minor experiences into most meaningful just because they are remotely connected to medicine. I saw one application try to tell me his organic chemistry class was most meaningful. Really?