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Medical School Essays: 5 Big Mistakes

By Ryan Hickey + updated on September 15th, 2011

Share “I have always wanted to be a doctor.”   Even if this is true, saying this in your personal statement can work against you. But what if it is true? The key stumbling block in the phrase “I have always wanted to be a doctor” is the word “always.”  What is your first memory [...]

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Getting a Jump on the 2011 Admissions Season

By Ryan Hickey + updated on September 13th, 2011

Share College Applicants What sets you apart?  What do your friends say is the best thing about you?  Their answer to this question may well offer a very good idea of what to develop in your personal statement for college. Even more important: Do your research! Go to the websites of the colleges to which [...]

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