How to Answer the “Why Medicine” Interview Question

During the medical school application process, you’ll have to answer many difficult questions, but one of the most challenging and important questions you’ll encounter is: why do you want to be a doctor? Simple as it is, this question forces you to deeply examine your own motivations for pursuing medicine. As such, it is one of the most important questions you have to answer – not only for medical school applications and interviews, but also for yourself.

Let's break down how to best approach it including what admissions committees are looking for and common mistakes to avoid.

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