By the time the admissions readers get to the secondaries, they should already have a pretty good impression of who you are as an individual, as a potential med school student, and as a future medical professional. They've seen your transcripts, your GPA, and your MCAT score, and they've read your AMCAS essay and reviewed your experiences.

The following resources will help you fill in the blanks and create secondary essays that will complete and sharpen the adcom's picture of you:

  1. Secondary Application Strategies for Essays That Score Interviews, a free webinar
  2. Medical School Secondary Essay Handbook: School Specific Tips for Top Programs, a free guide
  3. 5 Fatal Flaws, a free guide
  4. Optional Essays: When and How to Write Them, a video
  5. Completing the Jigsaw Puzzle
  6. School-Specific Secondary Essay Tips
  7. Prepare For Secondary Success
  8. How to Create Sizzling Secondary Applications
  9. The OPTIONAL Essay in Secondary Applications
  10. How to Answer "Why Our Program?" in Your Secondaries
  11. What NOT to Write in Your Med School Secondary Essays

Are you seeking more in-depth, individualized advice for your medical school secondary essays and interviews? Check out Accepted's Secondary Application/Interview Package to be matched with an experienced admissions expert who will help you get accepted!

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