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Personal Statement

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In a survey of general surgery 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 general surgery? In our free E-Document "Why General Surgery", we share the reasons why surgeons chose to enter the field.

Resources to Help You Develop a Powerful Personal Statement

  1. Why General Surgery? 

  2. The book THE SUCCESSFUL MATCH 2017 (Includes 40-page chapter on the personal statement with sample statements)  Read more >>

For those requiring additional assistance, we have an exceptional personal statement review and edition service. Learn more about our Personal Statement Review and Editing Service with Dr. Samir Desai.

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