The competition closed on 1 March and over 40 entries were received from universities and medical schools across England and in Northern Ireland.
Read the entries by clicking on the links in the Storify article. All entries received will be judged but let us know if we've missed yours out in the Storify article and we can add it.
A six-strong shortlist will be announced on GPonline on 16 March, with the winner being crowned on Tuesday 7 April. The winning essay will also appear in the 20 April edition of GP magazine.