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Osteopathic Med School Application, Vietnamese

June 29, 2016


My application to medical school is probably most unique because of the fact that I am already a practicing pharmacist with extensive experience, ever since earning my PharmD with honors. The reason why I seek a career change at this point is because I hunger to care for patients directly, rather …

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MD, Biology, Cancer, Afghanistan, Russia

May 3, 2016


Born in Afghanistan, my memories of growing up first in Uzbekistan and then in Russia are not generally pleasant ones, given the troubles of the times on top of the economic difficulties. I was lucky that my parents and I were able to make our home in Portland, Oregon in 2008, when I was twelve ye…

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MD Military Experience, PA in Afghanistan

April 8, 2016

Profoundly patriotic, I ask for acceptance to medical school despite the fact that I am already 35 years old, so that I might reach my fullest potential in the service of my country.  I have not always been as mature, serious, and determined as I am now.  I made a vow in Afghanistan before I left in…

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MD, Cuban Immigrant Parents, Boat People

April 8, 2016

 

I hope to distinguish myself as an applicant to medical school primarily on the basis of my experience as a clinical researcher, my dedication to volunteer work, and the great passion that I have for helping the underserved. I feel strongly that the humble beginnings of my own family have helped…

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MD Medical School Admission, Iranian

April 6, 2016


I left my native Iran at 7 years old with my parents who were fleeing for their lives as political refugees. It has all worked out for the better, however, and I am thankful to my parents for helping me to see the world, to get to know Azerbaijan, Germany, and then America. Now an American citizen…

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Medical School, Korean ICU Nurse

November 16, 2014

 

I was a small, premature baby and, although my medical problems were not severe, they did involve frequent visits to hospital in my early childhood.  So I became used to the environment of a hospital and observed the staff in the way that only a child can. I saw that some nurses and doctor…

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Medical School, Immigrant Parents, Vietnam

October 12, 2014

I wish to study medicine to obtain the skills and knowledge I require to help redistribute health as a social good on behalf of the disadvantaged.  As the child of Vietnamese parents, who arrived in the United States when I was 9 years old, I learnt the value of healthcare very early on in life. My …

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Med School Admission, Iranian immigrant

September 12, 2014

I was raised in Tehran, but moved to Canada in 1998, when I was 10 years old. Doctors have been my heroes since my childhood. An avid daydreamer as a child, I would often spend hours each day conjuring up fantasy visions of myself as an important doctor, working alongside my colleagues and arriving …

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Medical School, Iranian American with Masters

February 28, 2012

I am a 24-year-old Iranian man, born in Miami, where I lived before moving to Iran with my family at the age of 11. My parents had almost always spoken to me in English, and of great challenges build determination and strength of character. This is perhaps one of the I am a 24-year-old Iranian man, …

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Medical School, Emergency Technician, EMT

February 28, 2012

I want very much to attend the XXXX Medical School at XXXX University because I have always imagined that I would have the privilege of spending my working life as a medical doctor, saving lives, curing ailments, alleviating pain, and contributing to making life better for everyone with whom I engag…

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Medical School UK, RAF, Music

May 17, 2010


Medicine combines the practical application of the sciences, the need for lifelong learning and close interaction with people, aptitudes that I have and want to use. The responsibilities of a doctor attract me. I have tried to experience as many aspects of medicine as possible. Shadowing a senior …

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Medical School, Chiropractic

May 15, 2010


My path to and fascination with Chiropractic medicine began in the most unlikely of places, namely the football field of my high school. As a football player, the physicality of the sport was a playful extension of what I would later come to enjoy in my work, namely kinesthetic work, and hands-on …

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