Reapplication-Should I re-write the description of my extracurricular experiences?

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I decided to re-apply to DO medical schools this year. I have re-written my personal statement. However, I don't know if I should re-write the descriptions of my extracurricular activities. If I copy the description from my last year application, will it hurt my application?


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I don't think schools would remember and I don't know that they would necessarily care even if they looked. Again, like it has been said, they care more about how different of a candidate you are now. What have you done to show the ADCOM that you are a better candidate now and more deserving for a spot in their school.

Good luck. I would think that re-writing your ECs would not be necessary, however that doesn't mean you couldn't have someone look over them again in case there are some improvements that could be made.
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