Is it your grades or your MCAT scores that make your application look great or is it something else? It is often said that your grades and scores are the pre-requisites that help you grab a seat. Though to compete with the students who are same or better than you; there is one thing that can help you grab an eyeball – Your Application Content
Practically speaking, it is the experience, compassion towards society and your own hobby that counts. The essays, SOPs are not there to just blurt out what comes in your mind but it is there for a reason, i.e. to present your personality. How can you present yourself better? How can you make your Med School Application look great?
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It always helps if you have served at a clinic as a shadow assistant or as a scribe. More importantly, authorities do not want to memorize the medicines or the procedures undertaken but what they want to know is whether you are up for it?
Yes, coming unprepared to a Med School can bring frustration, and might even consume your hard earned money for nothing! Remember, these are the authorities who see countless number of admissions coming to them and are accepted or rejected.
What then should matter while choosing a clinic to work? There is couple of points such as choosing the one that is providing you a chance to develop your understanding alongside the physicians not observing it from a distance. Next option could be to choose a center which uses a wide number of approaches to attend a patient.
If this motivates you, you also get to witness your future self and reaffirm if this is who you want to be.
You are going to pursue one of the noble professions. Doesn’t it make more sense to judge you on the basis of your compassion for the underprivileged?
It can be as simple as teaching children who cannot afford to go to school, or providing shelter or food to the needful. It can also be towards bringing a change towards the mindset of your society to work for the people and bring a positive change towards the world. You will have to handle various personalities over the time, some might need more care, more love, or more attention. Serving in an old age home or spending time with the elderly could be one of the best community services that you can bring to the fore.
Leadership and Research
It doesn’t mean that you have to hold on to a title or a badge to showcase your leadership skills. It can be as simple as taking the initiative to educate your society about disposing wastage, or asking for volunteers for a blood donation camp. If you can display such actions, it showcases that you are willing to accept challenges and can successfully earn consensus within a team.
Then you can involve yourself in a research option which cultivates within you the curiosity to ask thoughtful questions and then ponder on it. Medical Sciences is a field which grows leaps and bounds each day thus students with acumen of research can be fruitful for any institution.
Building an application is much more than grades and scores. It is an intrinsic display of your personality. Are you facing problems in developing the content for your application? Are you not sure of what will be the best way to present your application?
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