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These sample personal statements are here for your viewing pleasure (fully anonymous). We're hoping to add more in the future, including Pre-Med personal statements. If you've got one to add to the free library, don't forget to contribute yours.
This is in a series of "what not to do..." This one is affectionately called "I'm so Bitter! (or Cry for me Argentina)". Don't use your personal statement to criticize or explain away what are more likely serious problems! Try to state your point, without being harsh, you can always explain more in your interview. Also, this personal statement doesn't even really explain why they chose their residency specialty or what clinical skills they have.-The Fool
This PS is posted for educational purposes only, not meant to criticize the author of this personal statment. It is here as a learning too for others to gain experience from. All comments are in the spirit of learning.
RESIDENCY PERSONAL STATEMENT
I have gained good experience in anesthetics involved in Gen
surgery, Ambulatory surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Gynecology, Urology, Obstetrics,
Vascular, thoracic, Neurosurgery. I am able to perform these cases with
nominal supervision. I have done rotations in ICU and pain clinic successfully
with satisfactory evaluations [I would not highlight
"satisfactory" evaluations, since programs are looking for the best] from those rotations. I will
not take any credit from previous programs and will