Essay on Heritage College Of Osteopathic Medicine ( Hcom )

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Required Personal Statement:
"Please upload a Word or PDF document describing why you wish to become an osteopathic physician; why you wish to attend the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine; and any additional information you feel the selection committee should know about you. Please format your essay as single-spaced with a font-size no less than 10 pt or greater than 12 pt. Please clearly identify at the top right corner of the page your name and the title of the essay being submitted (e.g. Required Personal Statement or Dublin Campus Statement)"
The following words by Aristotle, “Whole is greater than the sum of its parts”, resonate deeply with my personality. As a human and future physician, I believe one must learn to look at the whole picture of any situation instead of dwelling on certain parts. Since the impressionable age of seven, I have been attracted to the field of medicine. Growing up in a small town of Bangladesh there were not a lot of doctors in the area. Whenever I went to visit a doctor, there was at least a one to two hour wait. While waiting for the doctor, I noticed how people’s facial expression and muscles would slightly relax after visiting the doctor’s office, even if the visit was for less than five minutes. Even though not all patients received good news, they seemed a bit relaxed knowing what their next step of treatment would be. As long as I can remember I wanted to…

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