Medical School Essays that Made a Difference, 2nd Edition (Graduate School Admissions Guides)
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Medical School Essays that Made a Difference, 2nd Edition (Graduate School Admissions Guides)

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Many pre-med students have great MCAT scores and excellent grades–the best way to stand out in a crowd of medical school applicants is to write an exceptional essay!

The experts at The Princeton Review have teamed up with real medical school applicants and admissions officers to bring you Medical School Essays That Made a Difference. This book puts you in the admissions off...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 12th 2006 by Princeton Review (first published 2006)
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Samantha
I know that every Princeton Review guide has its fair share of typos, but it’s really difficult to take a book about essay composition seriously when it is as rife with errors as this one was (particularly when the most poorly edited chapter appears to be the one discussing grammar and punctuation).
The sample essays are helpful for getting an idea of the themes other applicants have chosen to cover, and it is interesting to look over their stats (MCAT and GPA) and personal statements and then t...more
Kimberly
Feb 11, 2009 Kimberly rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone applying to medical school
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Describes the application process in great detail. Shows 40 profiles of applicants, including demographics, GPA, MCAT score, personal statement, secondary essays, where they applied and where they were accepted, waitlisted and denied. Very helpful!
Tamisha
It had a lot of interesting grammar information, however I would have liked to see a broader selection of essays. Also, it seemed like the essays were a second thought in the book and not the main topic.
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