Prompt: Describe your involvement in the one most important non-academic activity in your life. (800 characters)

When I moved to college, I suffered from back pain and gastrointestinal stress. I lost thirty pounds in the first few months. To improve my situation, I started exercising at the gym every day. My life drastically changed with improvements in physical appearance, mental health, and grades. I learned to prioritize taking care of my physical and mental health. Going to the gym improved my life and has contributed to my resilience.

After a friend complained about back pain due to an abnormally shaped L4 vertebra, I started coaching her on stabilizing her core for a healthier spine and better posture. From this experience, I learned that it is important to share insights and continually look out for one another.  

Click to go back to UCLA secondary essay examples.

If you’d rather seek our help with medical school application review click here.

Have a question? Ask our admissions experts!

Anything we didn't cover? Have a question? Ask below or share your comments for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Weekly draws!

Comments