Read the personal statements contained in the packet. Please write evaluations at least two statements for how well they answer the Why You? question that all personal statements must answer. Where in the statement do you see elements of the Why You question being answered? How effectively are they being answered?
Also, assess each of the statements you chose to write about for how well you can recognize some of the AAMC Core Competencies in them. Which competencies can you see in the statements? Where?
Finally, judge the overall effectiveness of the statement. Is it Really Effective, Somewhat Effective, or Not Too Effective. Explain your judgment.