In a survey of anesthesiology residency programs, 70% cited the personal statement as a factor in selecting applicants to interview.
A particularly important question to answer in the statement is "Why are you interested in pursuing a career in anesthesiology? In our free E-Document "Why Anesthesiology", we share the reasons why anesthesiologists chose to enter the field (see below).
Resources to Help You Develop a Powerful Personal Statement
Why Anesthesiology? Read more >>
The book THE SUCCESSFUL MATCH 2017 (Includes 40-page chapter on the personal statement with sample statements) Read more >>
What Personal Characteristics are Essential to Become a Successful Anesthesiologist? Read more >>
Defining Excellence in Anesthesia: The Role of Personal Qualities and Practice Enviroment Read more >>
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