will need to complete an additional essay on the AMCAS application.

The heart of your AMCAS application will be your personal statement (essay). This is your first (and possibly your only) shot at convincing the medical school admissions committee that you are the type of person they would want as their doctor. Arguably, this is the most important one page (5300 characters) that you will ever have to write in your life. It will play a major role in the admissions decision and will most likely be read very carefully by your interviewers. Please refer to the section for a detailed description of how to approach writing your personal essay. Another very useful resource is the booklet , published by the .

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Once you submit your application, your essays and experience descriptions cannot be edited, added to, or removed. The AMCAS application does not have spell check, but most internet browsers do, so make sure yours is enabled. Use the Print Application feature to double-check all of your entries. Remember, your AMCAS essay is sent to all of the schools you apply to, so should NOT be medical school-specific.

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All parts of your AMCAS application are important. However, there are two sections that stand out: Experience and Personal Comments (essay).
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Applying to medical school is a daunting task. The medical school admissions process stands alone among the graduate school options (business, law, PhD, etc.) as the most complicated, demanding, and expensive. Discounting the time required to fulfill the pre-med course requirements, the medical school admissions process generally takes 14-17 months including sitting the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), obtaining recommendations, completing the AMCAS application, writing secondary application essays, interviewing, and executing a post-interview strategy. With the many tasks required to gain entrance to medical school come numerous opportunities to misstep. There are certain errors that are more likely to sink an application and your chances of becoming a doctor – the “Seven Deadly Sins.”