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The Medical School Application Personal Statement

Many science-focused premedical students don’t relish the thought of writing, especially about themselves. However, the personal statement is your chance to let the committee get to know you beyond your G.P.A., test scores and list of activities. In this entry, I focus on the basics of the personal statement for allopathic (M.D.) schools. Look out …

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Rolling Admissions and the Early Applicant Advantage

Most medical schools use a rolling admissions process, meaning that they evaluate applications as they receive them, rather than waiting until the deadline. This method provides the early applicant with a distinct advantage. Early applicants will be evaluated while there are plenty of interview spots and places in the class still available. As time passes and …

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