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NORTHSIDE: Winning Admissions Essays for Potential Medical School Students (For Grades 9-12, Parents, and Adults ONLY)

  • ContactNorthside Branch Library Staff
  • Phone Number (408) 615-5500



Medical School admissions essays can account for 60% of your total admission score! Learn from our medical doctor how to write a strong personal essay that can get you into medical school. Learn how to:

  • Sift through possible topics or prompts that might be asked to determine which one you will answer.

  • Learn how to answer the question succinctly and fully.

  • Highlight strengths to appeal to admissions readers.

For Grades 9-12, Parents, and Adults ONLY. Eventbrite registration required***

This program is sponsored by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends.

*** A ticket does not guarantee entry to the program if you do not arrive on time. Any leftover seats will be given away to the waitlist after the doors open. Doors will close immediately after the event begins or after the event reaches capacity.

*** Your attendance to this program grants permission to the City of Santa Clara to take your photograph and/or your child's photograph for marketing purposes.

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