Consider these as you write your essay for medical school: "What do you really want to do in medicine? _ How are your grades different from everybody else? _ What are your original motivations and _ How have you confirmed those motivations?"
Your introduction and even your first sentence are the most important part of your personal statement. This is where you can grab the attention of the admissions representative. Make your first sentence unique and compelling. It is recommended that you state in a creative way WHY you want to undertake this field of study in your first sentence. The rest of your introduction should provide a brief explanation that supports this first statement. Divide the word limit by the three parts of your personal statement by allocating your introduction around 30%.