May 10, 2020

How to Write About Coronavirus in Your Med School Essays

The Savvy Premed


Avoiding cliches is personal statement writing 101. For med schools, the common cliches are: “I want to help people,” “my mom, dad, cousin is a physician,” or “I find the human body fascinating.” What’s new about these coronavirus essays is that we don’t know, exactly, what the cliches will be. So how do you write about coronavirus without sounding whiny or cliche?

Listen to this podcast to find out.