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Personal Statement Mention no USCE in Personal Statement

Is it at all appropriate to mention lack of USCE in personal statement? Will it hurt me if I try to convince the PD that my superior learning skills would allow me to flourish in any hospital, even a Martian one?
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I don't think it's a good idea. Steer away from your shortcomings when you write the personal statement.

Also, don't mention the word "martian" when describing a hospital. Use other words such as "challenging".

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