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Personal Statement Brainstorm Resource

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When applying for medical school, the most crucial part of your application is the personal statement. It gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your passion for medicine and also to introduce yourself to the reader and show that you are a motivated and ambitious applicant.

Starting your personal statement can be daunting at first, but if you begin by mapping out ideas and your experiences to date, it will be easier to decide what to include in the final draft. Remember, you only have a limited amount of characters or lines, so it is important to include only the most relevant and striking examples that demonstrate your passion for studying medicine or related subjects.

Ideas For Your Medicine Personal Statement

In order to write a winning medical personal statement, it is advisable to brainstorm ideas first. This way, it will be easier to come up with a structure and examples that illustrate your motivation.

To support you in this process, Dukes Medical Applications has designed a downloadable sheet that will help you group relevant information together. This resource serves as a starting point and will aid you in finding out what to include in your medical personal statement. It helps you focus on areas such as extra-curricular activities and work experience, but also less obvious aspects, such as independent research and blogs you might have read that sparked your passion for medical school.

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