Yet it was Logan who was heading into surgery to remove a recently-discovered brain tumor.
Hoping to assuage his fears of the daunting operation, I lent him my i Pod full of Scriabin’s music.
My father would remind me that I had to consider the sources of her feelings, however irrational, in order to communicate with her.
Though my relationship with my mother has proved challenging, I am thankful for these experiences.
For example, rather than explicitly stating that he did research on Bordetella pertussis, the author tells a story of a patient with Whooping cough and interweaves his research experience there, tying together a message of the future doctor’s interest in translational (from bench to bedside) research.
Similarly, rather than explicitly stating he did experience A, and learned important lesson B and C, these themes are implied more indirectly.In medicine, I will be able to use these experiences to understand psychological barriers to wellness and to better empathize with the patients I see in the clinic.Unique life experiences like these helped when I met Enrique, a patient presenting with an unusually painful fungal infection on one of his toenails.” exclaimed Logan, a 19-year-old patient at the hospital, as we found a common interest in the obscure Russian composer.I knew Logan’s story because it was so similar to my own: a classically-trained pianist, he was ready to head off to college in a month, just as I had the year before.These are real personal statements from successful medical school applicants (some are from students who have used our services or from our advisors).These sample personal statements are for reference purposes only and should absolutely be used to copy or plagiarize in any capacity.Her other illnesses, including several autoimmune disorders and severe gastrointestinal problems, certainly hinder her from experiencing the joys of life.But what is most difficult for me and my father is her anger and violence when she is in pain.Plagiarism detection software is used when evaluating personal statements.Plagiarism is grounds for disqualification of an applicant.