Here are some articles and videos to help you get the most out of your
med school personal statement which, up to this point in
your life, may be the most important document you have
Writing Effective Medical School Personal Statements
Effective personal statements don't happen by accident. They are carefully planned and adhere to the
Medical School Personal Statement Do's and Don't's
Senior admissions consultant Greg Goldmacher, M.D.,
Ph.D. explains some of the do's and don't's to keep in
mind as you work on your personal statement.
The Medical School Addendum
Preparing your application to medical school is serious business. It is likely that what you say –
or don't say about yourself – in response to key questions on the application will be investigated.
honest disclosure is always the right thing to do," notes senior consultant June Flaim.
Don't Succumb to Writer's Block!
Every spring, many medical school aspirants
lose an abundance of precious time due to writer's block. While we have assisted thousands of
since 1996, and plan to continue to assist many more applicants, we felt this article and video
could potentially help us assist many more medical school hopefuls.
Beware of Sample Essays
Sitting down to write your personal
essay for your med school application can be an
intimidating task. It's not easy to know the best
approach, format, or style. That's where reading sample
essays can help. But be careful – this seemingly harmless
tool can quickly become your worst enemy.
10 Reasons Spellcheck Isn't Enough
With all the work it takes to apply for medical
school, you want to make sure your application shows you
as a professional, attentive, and dedicated student. The
last thing you want is a typo making you look bad.
That's why it's so important to do more than just
spell-check your application.
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