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Residency IM, Indian, Russian Medical School


My father is a doctor and my mother a nurse, and it was always my wish to be a physician from as far back as I can recall. My parents are the owners of a private medical clinic in India and I so I was exposed to a medical environment from an early age forward.

 Fate has decreed that my ambition…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Indian Application

My insatiable curiosity for medicine dates from the age of sixteen, when my father was diagnosed with three-vessel coronary artery disease. I was moved by his suffering and that of other patients, and these experiences resulted in my choice of a career in medicine as my life’s cause. I hope to join …

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Residency Internal Medicine, ENT, Cardiology

When beginning my internship, naturally I was apprehensive. However I found myself, almost immediately, helping to handle a dengue fever epidemic. I had no time to be nervous. I was responsible for monitoring and transfusion of platelets for a packed ward. We worked hard for long hours with normal d…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Indian, Externship IM

Since childhood, my enthusiasm empowered me to excel at school. I always wanted to have goals and ambitions as perfect as arrows in archery aiming at the centre of the circle. As a consequence, I chose biology though many choices were open to me. Moreover, there appeared no better way of applying sc…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Russian Applicant

Call 911! The young Caucasian male had been thrown fifteen yards from the site of impact and surprisingly was still conscious upon my arrival. Flail chest", I thought to myself as I unbuttoned his shirt and placed my backpack upon his right side. "Pulse 98, respiration 28 short and quick; help is on…

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Residency IM, Gastroenterology, NIgerian Doctor

Growing up in the southern part of Nigeria, I was always a diligent student with diverse interests. In particular, I excelled in the sciences and dreamed of becoming a doctor, someone who could cure my sick mother. I developed great admiration and respect for physicians visiting my mother when she w…

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Residency IM, Bilingual Caribbean Woman


When I am not practicing medicine or cooking, I mostly sing and dance, and pray: a classic Caribbean woman. The oldest of three siblings, I had to shoulder responsibility at a very young age, and this has helped to make me strong. Now, as a result, I thirst for even greater levels of responsibilit…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Diabetes


Despite the substantial hurdles one needs to cross in order to enter medical school in my homeland, I succeeded. From the time I was a teenager I have had an intense interest in life sciences, and was ready to commit myself to the path of medicine. With hard work and resolute dedication, I earned …

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Residency IM, Personal Growth, Indian


I strive for excellence in all that I do, and the results are incontestable. The results exhibit knowledge that is thorough, understanding that is complete, and speak of a passion for unrivaled success. Am I competitive? In this day and age where there is a high degree of competition, I feel I mus…

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