Maximizing Your Essay Success

After completing your application materials for your primary you can immediately begin working on secondary essays for your top school choices and that would be a strategic approach and also a lot of these questions are available as well on student dr. Network so that’s another reliable source where you can find them also creating an Excel spreadsheet as I mentioned earlier to track schools and deadlines I recommend listing all schools applied to lists the dates that you receive a secondary invitation and the dates the secondaries were submitted and this will help you keep track of your progress for all the schools and to stay focused and motivated through this long process. Find out how to achieve more in your essay with Robotdon.

Another thing you can do to maximize your success is to work with a professional editor and admissions consultant getting advice and editing assistance from an expert rate you will help improve your the quality of your writing and chances of gaining an interview and this can make a significant difference because often when you’re writing these questions you’ve already completed your MCAT and you may have difficulty seeing what they’re unique about you or what you would want to focus on that you haven’t already covered in your am cast application so having an objective outside person can provide you with more ideas and more a more strategic approach but also having people who are experts and who’ve served on missions committees in the past like those of us that accepted our com that can give you an edge in terms of giving you the most successful strategies or ideas or way to approach them so any questions before we move on for those of you listening are there any questions that you have before you move on okay Karen asks how should we address below average stats that’s actually our next webinar yeah yeah that’s a great question I would say with with low average stats it’s really important that your essays and their application be as strategic as possible because you do want to highlight all the other parts of your application besides your stats that make you such an outstanding applicant and also you can be strategic in your essays by explaining and highlighting any any improvements you’ve made.

So if you had a decreasing trend early in college and then you improved on that by changing your study strategies by becoming a straight-a student you’d want to add you know address your self-awareness and how you improve to which admissions professionals love to see because they’re looking for students who are teachable who are going to be the best students for their medical school so when you see that someone has a high level of self-awareness and has demonstrated an impressive level of improvement especially academically or in their MCAT scores that is really helpful to getting you an interview because they do want students who are self-aware and who can adapt to any teaching style because you’re going to come across challenges in medical schools inevitable and people who have overcome those in the past successfully will have a higher chance of getting a you know an interview and in an acceptance when you can demonstrate that.