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Old 09-12-2011
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Question Personal Statement length? The number of words?

What should be the ideal length of a personal statement to include in ERAS when we apply for residency?

I know that it's recommended to be one page, let's see how many words exactly have you included in your personal statement?
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According to mededit, they said that the perfect length is 500 to 600.

But I don't think there's any rule about that.
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