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The Medical School Personal Statement | Kaplan Test Prep

Wondering how to write an essay that makes your application stand out? A previous version of this article was originally published by Alex MacNow. In this second installation of our a seven-part Application Essentials series, we address frequently asked questions about how to respond to the personal essay prompt. Writing a medical school personal statement Let’s start today with a seemingly simple question that you are going to have to consider before applying to med school: Who are you? It may seem simple on the surface, but this can be one of the most challenging questions that premed students encounter on the medical school application or the MCAT.

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How to write a great personal statement for a teaching job

Your personal statement is the heart of your application for work as a newly qualified teacher and should be re-written for each role. This is your opportunity to provide evidence of how you match the needs of the specific teaching job you are applying for, and earn yourself an invitation to the next stage, which is likely to be a selection day held at the school. Writing tips for personal statements See our example personal statement for primary teaching and personal statement for secondary teaching for further guidance. When completing a personal statement for a teaching job you should usually observe the following guidelines: Do not exceed two sides of A4, unless otherwise instructed.

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Social Work Personal Statements

Social Work Personal Statement I have decided to take up the course in social work because firstly the subjects which I am doing sociology looks at people and society's problems, I have in this subject done work on family and at the moment doing religion, this has fascinated me to help people who are facing problems such as abuse in families. . . Social Work Personal Statement The one thing I have always known I'd like to do with my life is to help people. I'm applying for a course in social work because essentially making a difference in people's lives is the most important aspect of a future career to me, than any other.

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Below are samples of personal statements. You may also select "Sample Statement" in the Media Box above for a PDF sample. Statement #1 My interest in science dates back to my years in high school, where I excelled in physics, chemistry, and math. When I was a senior, I took a first-year calculus course at a local college (such an advanced-level class was not available in high school) and earned an A. It seemed only logical that I pursue a career in electrical engineering. When I began my undergraduate career, I had the opportunity to be exposed to the full range of engineering courses, all of which tended to reinforce and solidify my intense interest in engineering.

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