Pre-Medic Al/Medical Program Application Essay

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Penn State: Pre-Medic al/Medical Program Application Questions
Describe one non-academic activity during your high school years that has been most meaningful to you. Since I was seven, every Saturday my family would go to the tennis courts together and hit around. It became our way of bonding and spending time with each other. During my younger years my dad, who played tennis when he was younger, coached me and taught me how to hit my basic ground strokes such as backhands and forehands. As I entered high school, I went out for the tennis team and made the junior varsity team. It was during my first year on the team that I learned about how much fun it was to be on a sports team. What I loved the most was that even as a freshman, I was able to make friends older than me who served as my mentors for both school and my tennis
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Being on the team has made me more individually driven, but it has also made me more collaborative through hoping for the teams wins instead of simply my own. It was my drive to try the hardest for my team, who I knew was counting on me to succeed, which encouraged me to keep fighting when the odds were against me. It is from my dedicated to tennis that has shaped my love for the sport. The sport has had a myriad of affects on me, from helping me to relive stress to a way in which I can spend more quality time with my family. It is my hope during my college years, I get the chance to play tennis every so often to re-kindle some of the best memories of my life and even build the same friendships that I had with guys on my high school team with new individuals in college.
Write a personal statement indicating why you want to be a physician, why you want an accelerated program, and why you 've selected this Penn State/Jefferson

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