In a survey of neurosurgery residency programs, 72% 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 neurosurgery? In our free E-Document "Why Neurosurgery", we share the reasons why neurosurgeons chose to enter the field.
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