Although RookieDoctor.com focuses mainly on what happens after you’ve already been accepted, I cannot ignore all of the requests and concerns about actually getting in. So, I debated with myself… Do I start a whole line of things dedicated to getting into residency programs and potentially lose focus on RookieDoctor.com’s mission? Or, should I seek out services to recommend? Well, I don’t want to lose focus, so I chose to try out a bunch of services and come back with recommendations. And here’s the first of them… Accepted.com. The following, is an article by one of their writers… good stuff.
4 Must-Haves in Residency Personal Statements
To get into medical school, you explained why you wanted to be a physician. Now that you’re an M.D./D.O., you need to show them you’ve got what it takes to be a valuable addition to a medical team. To that end, your personal statement should give the residency committee a taste of what you’re all about, and make them want more.
Easier said than done? Here are four critical pieces of a residency personal statement to get you started.