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Old 05-16-2014
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I think its the right time if not late to start writing PS, which turns out to be pretty difficult, needs quite a lot of research and help from others.
as long as I don't have anyone who can help me with my PS i thought we could share our research and questions about the topic.

so far what i read: its not recommended to use online paid editing, cause of plagiarism and confidentiality of our statement.

my question so far: i know i cannot use statement like this: "i want to be a doctor because my parents were doctors" but i want to use the experience i had at hospital with my doctor parents and if this is okay??
i am reading "first aid for match" ps samples and found there some mentioning about doctor ancestors.
also for a pediatric PS can i mention about my kids and how taking care of them has affected my attitude to children and to my further decision about pediatrics.

and preliminary program PS need to be written somehow differently..

hope you guys will join me and we help each other
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