Do not copy and paste from your personal statement
Do in 2-3 weeks after receipt. Don’t procrastinate!
Side Note: Sample Secondary Prompts
What does it mean to you to enter into a profession?
If selected for an interview, what one life experience would you most like to talk about?
At XXSOM, we are committed to building a superb educational community with students of diverse talents, experiences, opinions, and backgrounds. What would you as an individual bring to our medical school community?
Please feel free to use this space to convey any additional information that you might wish the Committee to know.
MD/PhD Essay: 3000 characters-describe why you want the dual degree, what specific research interest you have and questions you want to explore
Significant Research Experience Essay: 10,000 characters –describe big picture of the work of the lab(s) and 1) what is known 2) holes in the current research 3)hypothesis 4) your specific work on the project