Your goal is to create a medical school personal statement that puts you ahead of the applicant pack. To accomplish this you'll need to create a compelling portrait of your best self - compassionate, intelligent, and highly motivated.

The sample personal statements below will get your creative juices flowing and provide varied examples of winning essays. Pay attention to how each one begins with an engaging opening, follows through with an effective theme, and then wraps up with a conclusive ending. Your essays, like these samples, should give the adcom readers a sense of who you are as an individual, a student, and a future medical professional. They should get the reader to say, "Hey, this is a person I'd like to meet."

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