Perfect Fit

Write a concise statement with any additional information that is important to convey to the admissions committee. Information that may be important might include your aspirations, work experience, creative talents, factors affecting your academic record, or why you are applying to UWMadison. You may wish to attach a separate page for your statement. This is an important part of your application.


Growing up in a family of doctors, I have always been fascinated by the medical field. This fascination has prompted me to involve myself in many science related areas, from taking numerous science classes to participating in the many scientific extracurricular programs offered at my school. I have shadowed physicians at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, and I have observed medical research in progress at a laboratory. These experiences have given me insight into the rigorous daily routines of physicians, as well as the intricacies of research. Although at this time I have not determined what specialty I would like to go into, I have set my ultimate goal at becoming a physician, and would like to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) Medical School. However, for me, attending college means more than studying just one particular area – the wide range of academic programs at the UW-Madison offers me the opportunity to pursue my goal of becoming a physician and also allows me to pursue my other interests.

I am a person who seeks and excels at academic challenges and who has a variety of academic and social interests. Upon graduation from high school, I will have taken over 10 Advanced Placement (AP) classes and...

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