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Residency Surgery, Breast Cancer, Saudi

I am a 32-year-old man from Saudi Arabia now living in New Jersey. I come from a large family and have five siblings who are all successful and all in very different fields. Our parents were a major source of our successes and they were particularly ambitious for me as I was regarded as the brightes…

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Residency Surgery, Puerto Rican Surgeon

Being selected for your residency program in surgery would be a great source of pride for me, my family, and my community in Puerto Rico. Everyone is amazed that I could do so well in medical school, because it is in English. Indeed, it was a special challenge early on in medical school as a result …

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Surgery Residency, Applicant from Belarus

It has always been difficult for me to sit back and relax, satisfied with what I have done—because I always want to do it better. I have been especially serious and highly motivated since the age of 16, ever since that day that a log struck my father in the abdomen while he was working. I thought he…

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Medical Residency Surgery, Indian Applcant


Entering into a quality surgical residency assignment is more than a logical choice for my future career path, it is a natural choice given my aptitudes, clinical acumen and practical experiences in the field.  I have an inquisitive nature, enjoy challenges and mysteries, and have resolved to take…

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Medical Residency, Surgery, MPH, Texas

I feel strongly that I am fully qualified for a residency position with your program in the area of general surgery because of my intense dedication to my education and my work, lifelong education, struggling daily for constant improvement for years, I have achieved a very high degree of focus, pati…

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Medical Residency Trauma Surgery


I am a young man from India who grew up in Montreal, Canada. I have worked for many years towards the goal of becoming a surgeon and I count myself especially fortunate to share the world of medicine with my wife, who is also Indian and a physician. She is currently in a residency program in Inter…

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Medical Residency in Surgery, Indian Surgeon


Surgery was my dream long before it came to be real life in medical school. I had begun to appreciate the enormous scope and depth of the field of medicine while still a very young man and my suspicions have been confirmed. The vastness of what we have still to learn refreshes my spirit and inspir…

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