How Do I Write a Compelling Personal Statement?
Watch this video to learn how, so you can Stand Up, Stand Out, and Shine!!! And be seen for all the awesomeness that you are!!!
When the application season comes rolling around and it's time for premed and pre-dental students to write their personal statements for medical school or dental school, they tell me all the time, "Mary Kate, I don't know what to write about. What do I say that will get me noticed? How do I compel and persuade them to pick me?"
In this video, I will first show you how very important your personal statement is for establishing and cementing your competitive status, and then I will walk you through what you need to know and the steps for how you can write a compelling personal statement. One that makes a difference when your committee members read it! One that will get you seen for all that you truly have to offer!!!
Watch this SQUEEbie Freebie video How Do I Write a Compelling Personal Statement to learn how make the most of your writing efforts and make the positive difference you need to be seen in your best, shiniest light!!! It's 30-ish minutes of know-how and insight goodness that will have you ready to write!!! And there's also a pdf of the slides in handout form, if you'd like to take notes.
Take care of you, so you can take care of others!
Being pre-med/pre-dent/pre-health can be stressful. Try these successful coping strategies, so you can take care of you!
Your ability to manage your stress can make the difference between you being the pre-med/pre-dent/pre-health student who gets in, or the one who doesn't. And if getting A's; spending substantial time in valuable, skill-building extracurriculars; building a support team and career network were easy, along with all the things competitive applicants do, then everybody would be doing it. Doing all of this and maintaining your physical and mental health and well-being can be quite the challenge. Try these successful strategies for coping with the stresses of preparing for your future career. Become the candidate who can cope and succeed!!!
Volunteering: It's easy to show up, but what do you need to learn from each experience to be a competitive applicant?
Watch this video to learn how to make the most of your experiences and how to have an incredible year!
If you are pre-med, pre-dental, or pre-health in general, then you will need to volunteer and shadow to build yourself into a competitive applicant. But there's more to it than just showing up and having a line item to add to your application. Your experiences are responsible for helping you develop key personal attributes and skills as well as provide you with important lessons learned and values embodied.
How do you know what you need and how much you need to be a competitive applicant? And how do you know how to keep track of everything, so that when it comes time for you to apply, you will be ready to the be the candidate who gets in?
Watch this SQUEEbie Freebie video Empowering Your Success: Have an Incredible Year of Experiences to learn how to make the most of your time volunteering. It's 30 minutes of guiding goodness that you can watch and listen to while on the go, in between classes, while you eat, however and whenever, even in little snippets at a time. The valuable insight is so helpful and worth the quickie few minutes! And there's also a pdf of the slides in handout form, if you'd like to take notes.