Medical School School Essays That Made a Difference

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Princeton Review
Princeton Review, Sep 15, 2012 - Study Aids - 265 pages
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Stand out from the med school application crowd with an essay that makes a statement.

Gaining admission to a top medical school requires more than "just" a stellar MCAT score and an excellent GPA. You'll also need to nail your personal statement. In this book, you'll find the help you need to do just that:

• 45 real essays written by 39 unique future doctors, along with each applicant's test scores, GPA, and admissions profile
• An overview of med school admissions and financial aid, including a breakdown of the “anatomy” of the application
• Interviews with admissions officers who have read thousands of application essays

This fourth edition of Medical School Essays that Made a Difference includes application essays from students who enrolled at the following schools:
Baylor College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgetown University, School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Medical College of Georgia
Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine
Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York University, NYU School of Medicine
Rush University, Rush Medical College
Temple University, School of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College
Tulane University, School of Medicine
University of California—San Francisco, School of Medicine
University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, Medical School
University of North Dakota, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of South Alabama, College of Medicine
University of South Florida, College of Medicine
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
University of Virginia, School of Medicine
University of Wisconsin—Madison, School of Medicine
Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine
Yale University, School of Medicine
Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  

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Contents

We ProduceThis Book?
3
The Parts of This Book
9
Getting Personal Primary
33
Having HeartzWhat Really
39
TheyreTheir and There
49
Using Punctuation Correctly
60
Style Chart
72
Making Friends with Money
79
Financial Aid Pitfalls
87
Patient Care
93
AVery Big Adventure
106
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