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Entry Level MSN Program, Public Health, FNP

November 21, 2014

Why XXXX University: I want very much to become a nurse and to build my career in nursing; yet, my undergraduate degree is in Public Health, a closely related field that, in fact,  has served to inspire me to a career in nursing. My current internship as a Nurse’s Assistant has also served to make m…

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Orthodontics Residency Program, Thailand

November 12, 2014

I am a Thai woman, born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. I hold the degree of Doctor of Dentistry awarded by XXXX University in 2010. I speak English, French and Mandarin Chinese.

 In much of Asia, including Thailand, dental health is generally neglected and basic education in dental care is ofte…

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Medical School, Shadowing Physicians

February 28, 2012

Experiences and defining moments shape who we are to become. Moments in time, like when a small-town medical doctor diagnosed my little brother with bacterial meningitis, catching the disease just in time and saving his life, have left me in awe of the medical profession and what it is capable of do…

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Residency Pediatric Dermatology

February 28, 2012

I hid behind my mother and asked myself, “Do I dare look again?” In all of my six years, I had never seen such an unusual looking person. In front of me stood a lady with white hair and ghostly pale skin flecked with scattered brown spots. Why did she look like that? If she was truly my mom’s sister…

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Residency Radiation Oncology

February 28, 2012

 

It has been said that someone who does nothing for his fellow man leads only a half life. No other profession embodies this ideal more than the practice of medicine, which aims to protect and restore health, the one requisite for life. As such, I have directed my life to the practice…

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Residency, Neuroradiology, Osteopathic

February 28, 2012

I am most fascinated by all modalities of radiology, especially neuroradiology or neurointerventional radiology. Radiology allows me to combine my passionate love for technology with my passion for medicine. I live for progress and it is radiology that most excites me when I reflect on the enormous …

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Residency Psychiatry, Addictions

February 28, 2012

When people ask me, Why are you going into psychiatry? I have a simple response. Because it's what I love to do. It has always seemed to be what comes most naturally. Combining my medical school education, clinical rotations, and work experiences with my profound love of life, provides me with a str…

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Residency Psychiatry, MPH Degree

February 28, 2012

British physician John Brown said it best when he said. It is not a case we are treating; it is a living, palpitating, alas, too often suffering fellow creature. For me, this sentiment captures the role and responsibility of doctors not just in providing treatment to patients, but also in living out…

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Residency in Psychiatry, Canada

February 28, 2012

He was just 11 at the time it happened. Up until that tragic day, he had led a prominent, even famous life within an affluent Canadian family. The car accident left his body a shattered quadriplegic with cerebral palsy due to anoxic brain injury. While his mom and dad survived more favorably, physic…

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Residency Primary Care, Indian Physician

February 28, 2012

I never learned time management skills or a sense of responsibility from a book. Instead, necessity made me decide what was truly important in my life, my family's life and still maintain a consistent path for our collective future. Nobody shouldered me with the responsibilities that I took on. I ha…

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Residency Ob/Gyn, Saudi Arabian Woman

February 28, 2012

Being born into a family that has always encouraged utilizing our inherent gifts, I have succeeded in every academic venture I have undertaken, becoming the first doctor in our family's recent past. I have adopted my parents standards of how to conduct yourself in life, to be disciplined, and to wor…

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Residency Neurology, Foreign Medical School

February 28, 2012

Driven by an intrinsic need to provide for others, coupled with my love for science and the study of human behavior and physiology, the practice of medicine came naturally for me. My deep admiration for physicians helped me to cultivate the discipline to become a doctor myself. I look forward to giv…

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Medical Residency IMG, Indian Woman

February 28, 2012

I am writing this essay in support of my application for your Medical Residency Program in the area of Internal Medicine. I am a 29-year-old Asian woman who now lives in Cambridge in the UK. I hope to be accepted into a residency program in the United States in Internal Medicine. I was born and rais…

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IMG Residency, Internal Medicine, Yoga

February 28, 2012

I am writing this essay in support of my application for your Medical Residency Program in the area of Internal Medicine. I am a 29-year-old Asian woman who now lives in Cambridge in the UK. I hope to be accepted into a residency program in the United States in Internal Medicine. I was born and rais…

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Residency, IMG, Community Medicine

February 28, 2012

My somewhat idyllic childhood, rural, peaceful, unfolded on a small family farm outside of Andale Kansas where I learned the values of hard work, dedication, perseverance, and the courage to maintain integrity to one's ideals and dreams. I have carried these values through my medical training and in…

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Residency IMG, Bilingual Caribbean Woman

February 28, 2012

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 responsibility …

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Residency, Internal Medicine, Inflammation

February 28, 2012

Internal Medicine was first introduced to me, in the clinical sense, during my internship rotations. It was through this rotation that I came to realize how much I was emotionally and psychologically involved in the process of diagnosis, management and follow-up. I was fascinated by the sheer divers…

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Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine

February 28, 2012

A physician from Nepal who has spent the last couple of years working and living in New York, I am a quick learner and enormously devoted to medical research. Having published on various themes, including Anemia, Diabetes, organ transplants and critical care, I have decided upon the latter as a long…

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Medical Residency, Internal, Family Medicine

February 28, 2012

As I write this, I think on the thousands of miles I have traveled in pursuit of the finest medical education, and exposure. I often wonder when people speak of healthcare disparities if they can ever truly grasp what it means. Having gone to medical school in India, I remember with great clarity my…

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Medical Residency ENT Medicine, Ear Nose and Throat

February 28, 2012

Over the past seven years, my academic and professional careers have maintained a consistent path towards the practice of ENT Medicine. Interspersed between and in support and preparation for my degree programs, I have actively sought and participated in voluntary externships, internships, and resea…

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