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As cliche as it may sound, the best way to answer this question is to be entirely honest. Think about why you really want to do medicine.
Of course, if this is related to a personal experience you may have had – for example being hospitalised as a child or having seen/had the responsibility of caring for someone – this will make your answer stand out.
Try to avoid generalised statements such as ‘I want to do medicine to help people’ or that ‘I love science’. Although these statements may well be true, you should try to go into as much detail as possible.
For example, is there a particular cause such as homelessness that you are passionate about or do you have a background/ outstanding achievements that highlight why your academic aptitude can help make advancements in the medical field?
If you’re struggling, remember to think about all the opportunities a medical career can bring including the opportunity to specialise in over 60 specialities as well as it being a career that brings lifelong learning opportunities. If you love working with people, think you have great communications skills and feel like you really empathise with people