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Title Medical school essays that made a difference / by the staff of The Princeton Review.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    610.7117 MED 2014    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    610.7173 MED 2014    Available
Edition 5th edition.
Description vi, 265 pages ; 23 cm
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Contents Introduction -- Why Did We Produce This Book? -- How Can This Book Help You? -- Why'd They Do It? -- Where'd They Get In? -- The Parts of This Book -- Editor's Note -- Chapter 1. Following Directions: A Brief Overview of the Medical School Application Process -- A View to Admissions -- The Premedical Timeline -- The Notorious GPA -- MCAT on a Hot Tin Roof -- Invest in Extracurricular Activities -- Letters of Recommendation -- How to Apply -- Round #2: Secondary Applications -- The Art of the Interview -- Chapter 2. Getting Personal: Primary and Supplemental Essays -- The Personal Statement -- An Angle on Secondary Applications -- Chapter 3. Having Heart: What Really Makes an Essay Tick -- Guidance, If Needed -- The Secrets to Your Success -- Get to Know Yourself Better -- Three Approaches -- Roadmap to Greatness -- The Benefits of Peer Pressure -- Dos and Don'ts -- Chapter 4. They're, Their, and There: Grammar and Writing Tips -- Good Grammar = Good Form -- Most Common Grammar Mistakes -- Grammar Chart -- Using Punctuation Correctly -- Writing Clearly : Eliminating Wordiness ; Eliminating Fragments and Run-Ons ; Limiting Your Use of Passive Voice ; Using Non-Sexist Language ; Avoid Clichés Like the Plague -- Style Chart -- Navigating the Minefield -- Excuses, Excuses -- Ready, Set, Write! -- Chapter 5. Making Ends Meet: Financial Aid Overview -- Making Friends with Money -- What Is Financial Aid? -- Financial Assistance: Your Basic Options -- Don't Go It Alone -- How Much? -- A Little Help from the Family -- More on Loans and Scholarships -- Evaluating Your Financial Aid Package -- Financial Aid Pitfalls -- Smart Money -- Chapter 6. Being a Doctor: Things You Should Know -- The Meaning of an MD -- Patient Care -- Compensation -- Prestige -- Trends in Medicine -- A Very Big Adventure -- Chapter 7. Q & A with Admissions Officers -- Chapter 8. Real Personal Statements and Secondary Essays -- Chapter 9. Where They Got In.
Subject Medical colleges -- United States -- Admission.
Medical colleges -- United States -- Entrance requirements.
Medicine -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Exposition (Rhetoric)
College applications -- United States.
Added Author Princeton Review (Firm)
ISBN 0804125848 (paperback)
9780804125840 (paperback)

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