Essays that Worked for Medical Schools

Author: Ballantine
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307415155
Format: PDF
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Discover why admissions officers from the nation’s top medical schools selected these essays of worthy applicants With only a limited number of spaces available every year to the thousands of qualified applicants to the nation’s top medical schools, a serious candidate must find a way to set himself or herself apart from the crowd. The essay is your one chance to highlight the personal qualities and achievements that the application and MCAT scores do not reveal. As Essays That Worked for Medical Schools demonstrates, there is no such thing as the perfect submission. The winning essays cover a wide range of interesting topics. If there is any similarity, it is that they are written from the heart. One applicant writes about his work as a counselor for mentally ill adults and teens. Another tells about the life-changing experience of delivering much needed supplies to a leprosy village in West Africa. And a third applicant talks about time spent volunteering at a local senior center. From the thousands submitted each year, the essays in this book were considered some of the best by admissions officers at the nation’s top medical schools. With creativity and effort, you can turn almost any topic into an effective, successful essay for your medical school application! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Essays That Worked for Law Schools Revised

Author: Boykin Curry
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307415147
Format: PDF, Mobi
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“Law school applicants should consider this a guide to producing a competitive, superior essay. . . . These successful examples speak louder than any written how-to instructions could.” –The Book Watch Each year, thousands of people apply to the most prestigious law schools across the country, competing for an ever-smaller number of spaces. But each applicant gets one chance to distinguish himself or herself from the pack: the law school application essay. In the essay, you can spotlight the qualities you possess that transcripts and LSAT scores cannot reveal. Essays That Worked for Law Schools shows that winning essays come in a variety of styles and voices. One student writes about running a day-care center. Another tells a harrowing story about driving a cab in New York City. And a third gives an incredibly convincing argument for why the world needs one more good lawyer. From the thousands submitted each year, the essays in this book were considered some of the best by admissions officers at the nation’s top law schools. If you’re facing essay anxiety, this book will educate and inspire you–and most important of all, help you write an essay that will give you the best chance of getting into the law school of your choice. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Medical School Essays That Made a Difference 5th Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0804125856
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The inside word on medical school admissions. 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 from future doctors, along with each applicant’s MCAT 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 fifth edition of Medical School Essays That Made a Difference includes application essays from students who enrolled at the following schools: Cornell University, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College Georgetown University, School of Medicine Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine New York University, NYU School of Medicine Temple University, School of Medicine Tulane University, School of Medicine University of Virginia, School of Medicine University of Wisconsin—Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health Yale University, School of Medicine From the Trade Paperback edition.

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