However you must stay focused Daniel-san—there is still a chance that you go home empty handed.
The full title of this book is The Medical School Interview: Winning Strategies From Admissions Faculty, and it could not be more accurate.
Have you listened to how your vocabulary represents you? Almost every page has pertinent advice from various directors of admissions, including their name and their institution.
Have you thought about how you should act with other interviewees and staff members? Out of all the books on this list, this one is the most statistically grounded, and every source of information is cited to rival any research publication. Katta are both practicing physician who hold academic and admissions roles at Baylor College of Medicine. Desai practices in internal medicine and serves on the admissions and residency selection committees, while Dr.
As an additional benefit, the authors include which schools the students were accepted to.
Finally, you will find advice on unusual personal statements in this book.Before you begin writing, you should know what to write about and how to write about it.Essays That Will Get You Into Medical School will guide you.This books teaches you what admissions committees look for in a personal statement.There are quotes from admissions officers (yes they are real people) and itemized qualities deemed important in every medical school applicant based off their quotes and survey responses.Some students opted to write a comical essay, and others, to focus on only one activity like rowing.Whatever you are considering (or are anxious about) concerning your personal statement, you will find guidance in this book.Getting into medical school in America is difficult… According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, 53,042 students with an average non-science grade point average of 3.69 applied to U. How many of these students matriculated into medical school? In other words, out of every 10 capable students who apply to medical school across the country, only 4 are accepted and matriculate. For clarity, an A- gives you a 3.66 GPA, which means these students received mostly A’s and only a few A-‘s in their non-science courses.You’ve put the hours of writing and editing into your primary application.You’ve soul searched, found your soul, and stuffed it into your personal statement.