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Old 04-30-2015
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hi everyone, i am applying in 2016 internal medicine MATCH . about to start working on personal statement. i know many of us think it of trivial importance but as it's included in program ranking criteria , i think its worth spending time on it esp for IMG's like me whose first language is not english. anyone working on it can join me at skype dr.mumble66.

any suggestions or comments on personal statement ???
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My suggestion is to start writing it early. You will edit it many many time, and you want to show it to many people. It is not just about the language, it is about the content....
Step 1 [240]; Step 2 CS [passed first time]; Step 2 CK [244]; YOG (2006); residency in my own country (2013);13 months USCE/Research; GC holder
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I'm IMG applying for IM in 2016. I am working on personal statement as well. let me know if you wanna talk about it.
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Same here, my least favourite of the application process.
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