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7 months 9 hours ago #96755 by MomNowDrNext
Would it be appropriate to write about my miscarriage in my med school PS? I would like to include it because it was an eye-opener to the realities of medicine, happy and sad, and I was even further drawn to the profession from this experience. Or is it just kind of sappy and seem like I'm looking for sympathy to mention it at all? I plan to start the essay about a car accident I was in while pregnant (not the same one as the miscarriage) and how that frightening experience solidified my desire to be the physician able to treat victims and help people in some of the scariest moments of their lives.

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2 months 3 weeks ago #96914 by a_v
MomNowDrNext,
I don't have any advise except that you may want to consider this resource to find the answer you're looking for:

mdadmit-academy.teachable.com/p/personal-statement

It walks through what topics to include and how to weave them in. I found it really helpful.

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