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by JungleDocToBe
Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Mechanical Engeering to Medical school?
Replies: 3
Views: 1856

Re: Mechanical Engeering to Medical school?

For what it is worth, a surgeon I shadowed did his undergrad in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue and then went on to med school at Indiana after, so I definitely don't think it is a problem at all :-)

You have a great GPA!
by JungleDocToBe
Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Personal Statement
Replies: 12
Views: 4544

Re: Personal Statement

I'm still working on my personal statement...The actual AMCAS website gives some tips & info about it. One of the things they say is to not repeat information already mentioned in other parts of your application...I'm sturggling with this a bit, because part of the things on my application play ...
by JungleDocToBe
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Personal Statement
Replies: 12
Views: 4544

Re: Personal Statement

Haha. That was a good laugh! ...Thanks so much for the advice & info. I'm sure I'll be back with more questions ;-)
by JungleDocToBe
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:31 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Personal Statement
Replies: 12
Views: 4544

Re: Personal Statement

Thanks!...I'm getting there, slowly.

Do you know if the 5,300 character limit for the essay (on AMCAS) includes spaces or not?
by JungleDocToBe
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: Premed Forum
Topic: Personal Statement
Replies: 12
Views: 4544

Personal Statement

I accidentally posted this in the non-traditional premed forum first...

Does anyone have tips, advice or pointers for writing my personal statement?

Thanks!