This is the personal statement that helped get Cari into medical school. As we were preparing her application we spent time searching for samples of medical school application personal statements, and we were always grateful for people who were willing to share theirs.
So now we are paying it forward.
I am the oldest of eleven children.
At an early age I became more than a big sister. I was also a teacher, a caregiver, a comforter, and all too often, a make-shift nurse. As a child I could not have known, but my sibling’s health struggles laid the foundations of my desire to become a physician. Read the rest of this entry »