Personal Statement: Building Your Essay

In my last personal statement post I went over getting started, but it was just that. A start. In this next installment, we’re going to get to the meat of the situation and how to build up your personal statement. By adding some body. It’s what we’re here for. Know how long your statement should... Continue Reading →

The Traveling Interview

Interview season is upon us. It’s a confusing time not for the actual event itself but the whole getting there effectively and efficiently. In most careers, you might go on 3 or 4 interviews at a time before getting an offer or finding a place you think will work well until you’re ready to move... Continue Reading →

The Personal Statement: Getting Started

Ah the personal statement. What’s better than having to write out the hows and whys of your thought processes, ambitions and goals all while making yourself seem highly likeable and engaging all within a few paragraphs? If you answered “I’d rather put my hands in boiling water” or something with a similar, dramatic feel then... Continue Reading →

10 Things to Ask at Your Medical School Interviews

Originally posted February 2015 Also applies to many professional school! Since being a student ambassador I’ve learned at lot things that are really important to medical school applicants and what it important for them to know when choosing a school. I have also learned what potential students find important to their personal experience. Luckily, I’m... Continue Reading →

Pick A Major, Any Major

Originally posted March 31st, 2014, reviewed 2017 A guideline to help figure out what route to take in your college years based off the experience of yours truly. The college major. Your conversational starter, your ice breaker, your identifier. The one thing that will define your college career as it appears on your diploma. But how... Continue Reading →

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