15 02, 2022

Your Personal Statement: Where To Start?

2022-01-31T22:39:03-05:00

If you are planning to apply to medical school, you probably know that your personal statement is one of the core components of your application. Along with the unique experiences on your CV, your personal statement makes you an individual during the admissions process. With more than 60,000 applicants in 2021-2022, and even more expected for the 2022-2023 application cycle, your personal statement is prime real estate for you to sell yourself. It’s the one place where you can speak directly to admissions officers.   Simple, right? At Code Blue Essays, we think it can be simple to write a great [...]

Your Personal Statement: Where To Start?2022-01-31T22:39:03-05:00
4 01, 2022

Five Tips for Writing a Winning Personal Statement 

2021-12-30T14:58:11-05:00

The new year is here! If you plan to apply to medical school this fall, now is the time to think about writing your personal statement. Students consider personal statement writing one of the most challenging steps in the medical school application process, so there is no time to waste in starting to think about how you want to approach yours. As your experts for personal statement writing and other medical school application topics, we at Code Blue Essays would like to offer some basic tips and ways to avoid missteps in the personal statement writing process:    1) Get your [...]

Five Tips for Writing a Winning Personal Statement 2021-12-30T14:58:11-05:00
24 08, 2021

The Importance of Stress Management for Pre-Health Students  

2021-08-06T09:41:38-04:00

As summer comes to a close and the school year is near, it’s more important than ever for pre-health students to balance productivity with the opportunity to recharge.    The busy lifestyle of Pre-health students   As a pre-health student, you have a to-do list a mile long, and that can feel overwhelming. The constant studying to get the grades and score well on the admissions tests can wear on you. Meanwhile, you’re trying to rack up extracurriculars to boost your resume and secure great letters of recommendation, and that can take up what seems like all your free time. Finally, there’s [...]

The Importance of Stress Management for Pre-Health Students  2021-08-06T09:41:38-04:00
7 06, 2019

Medical School Personal Statement Mistakes

2020-12-15T19:50:43-05:00

Top Personal Statement Mistakes (and how to avoid them)   The personal statement is a vital part of the medical school application. It gives admissions committees vital information about your character, personal qualities, and values that are not found in any other part of the application. If you write a strong personal statement, you have a very good chance of earning an interview. Unfortunately, many applicants make mistakes on their personal statement that hurt their application. If you are aware of some of the most common medical school personal statement mistakes, you will have a better chance of avoiding them. [...]

Medical School Personal Statement Mistakes2020-12-15T19:50:43-05:00
19 04, 2018

The AMCAS Essay- Writing a Strong Opening

2018-04-19T19:15:47-04:00

Make a Good First Impression Many medical school applicants struggle with writing their AMCAS essay for their medical school application. The majority of these people lament that they have no idea what they should write about. Others complain that they do not know how to start their personal statement. Although it is true that there is a technique for starting a medical school personal statement, it is not difficult. AMCAS Essay Format Although AMCAS does not give any format requirements, there is definitely a correct format for writing a personal statement. A good quality personal statement should have an introductory [...]

The AMCAS Essay- Writing a Strong Opening2018-04-19T19:15:47-04:00
23 03, 2018

Medical School Personal Statement Webinar

2018-03-26T18:14:15-04:00

Register for the Personal Statement Webinar Please register for our personal statement webinar. We will send you a valuable coupon for your next order! * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name We value your privacy. We will never share or sell your information. See our privacy policy for more information. The Personal Statement for Medical School The personal statement is very important to your application for medical school. It is also an area of difficulty for most people who apply to medical school. Many premedical students lament that they do not know how to write a solid [...]

Medical School Personal Statement Webinar2018-03-26T18:14:15-04:00
15 03, 2018

Medical School Personal Statement Example & Help

2018-04-03T12:53:20-04:00

Learning From a Medical School Personal Statement Example Each spring, students hopeful for a chance at attending medical school begin preparing their applications. Many applicants rank the personal statement the most difficult of all the portions of the medical school application. The difficulty of writing a personal statement is often  due to multiple factors. These include weak writing skills, lack of time, and discomfort with promoting oneself.  However, the most common reason is that most medical school applicants simply do not know what to write about. Looking at a medical school personal statement example can be very helpful in this [...]

Medical School Personal Statement Example & Help2018-04-03T12:53:20-04:00
19 02, 2018

How to Make Sure Your Med School Personal Statement Doesn’t Suck

2018-04-03T22:59:06-04:00

Med School Personal Statement Concerns The med school personal statement is often a source of frustration for applicants. Many medical school hopefuls worry that medical schools will find their essay trite. This fear is compounded by premedical college advisers warning about the dangers of a cliche personal statement. A quick google search will show countless articles warning about topics and statements to avoid. Some of these supposedly forbidden topics include: wanting to be a physician since childhood going into medicine because of a desire to help/serve others  your personal health stuggles a family member's illness any experience suddenly made you [...]

How to Make Sure Your Med School Personal Statement Doesn’t Suck2018-04-03T22:59:06-04:00
16 12, 2017

How to Manage Rejection from Medical School

2018-01-10T17:03:48-05:00

Receiving a rejection letter from a medical school can be disheartening. This is especially true if you have not been granted admission at any school to which you have applied.  Although being rejected from medical school is unpleasant, it does not have to be the end of  your dream to become a physician. If you learn from your unsuccessful application cycle, you will be in a better position when you reapply.   Step 1: Calm Down Immediately after realizing that your application was unsuccessful, you will likely be quite upset. Although this is a completely normal reaction, negative emotions will [...]

How to Manage Rejection from Medical School2018-01-10T17:03:48-05:00
8 12, 2017

Common Reasons for Medical School Rejection

2018-01-11T17:43:04-05:00

Unfortunately the majority of people who apply to medical school will not get in. For this reason, it is useful to be familiar with the common reasons for medical school rejection.  If you know why schools reject applicants, you can ensure that your application is strong prior to applying. Furtuermore, you can identify what went wrong if you are rejected from medical school. Error #1: Low Grades Although medical schools consider many factors when making admissions decisions, grades are still extremely important. If you have a very low gpa, you will find it difficult to gain admission to medical school. [...]

Common Reasons for Medical School Rejection2018-01-11T17:43:04-05:00

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