Finally, review your statement and rephrase it again and again. If it exceeds the limit, summarize it and omit all unnecessary lines. Delete the repetitive sentences. Substitute high vocabulary with suitable synonym. Check for grammar and sentence formation. You can proof read the statement to correct any mistake or could make it re_check by your teacher. Do not plagiarize any thing. If you have taken any point from any where, refer it, because plagiarize software could detect and you might get rejection instantly on doing such crime. Do not add humor or use slang language. Try to use readable font size 12, Times New Roman and give line spacing of 1Ǒ after each line. Put your name and page number on each page. Submit your final draft and wait for the good response from the selection committee. Your hard working will surely help you to garner the best result.
4. HAVE AN ENGAGING OPENING. Given the limited time committee members have to initially review each packet and read each personal statement, an interest_catching opening is essential, playing off the unified theme you have decided on. Choose a quote which sums up a hurdle overcome or an attitude which has brought you success in the past. Begin with an anecdote, a brief personal story which serves as a lead to your ambition and drive to follow in a mentor's or family member's footsteps. Ask a question, one which frames a hobby or a major life event that has set you on the path to medical school. Whichever opening you choose, it should be professional rather than chatty, and more importantly, get immediately to the heart of whatever it is about yourself you are highlighting. You have a limited number of characters at your disposal ), so setting the scene with your introduction should use up very little space. We all tend to be taken by personal stories, but the point is how your story leads directly to those characteristics that medical schools will feel best fit their program and faculty.