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3 Foolproof Ways to Make Your Personal Statement Memorable

3 Foolproof Ways to Make Your Personal Statement Memorable
Since the dawn of time, there have been many different cultures and societies with various beliefs on medicine.

Ugh. Scratch that.

What exactly is ‘medicine?’ Webster’s Dictionary defines it as “the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease.”

Oh god no.

Highly Recommended: Training to Be a Good Writer

Highly Recommended: Training to Be a Good Writer

By: Ryan Kelly

Many pre-meds have feelings of trepidation when they sit down at the keyboard. Some openly claim to be “bad writers,” while others simply struggle to meet their own high standards.  

But as professional writer Leo Babauta points out, writing takes time and practice to master:

“I didn’t wake up and suddenly know how to write — I’ve been training for most of my life.”

7 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Acceptance Over the Holidays

7 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Acceptance Over the Holidays

By: Ryan Kelly

If this sounds like the antithesis of a holiday, we’ll understand. I mean, it’s winter break, after all. There’s delicious food to eat, family members to see, football games to watch. You’d have to be crazy to spend your precious time off working, right? Not really, especially considering the fact that doctors themselves often work during the holidays.