Residency Personal Statement(s): Target Your Audience

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Residency Personal Statement(s): Target Your Audience

So you want to apply to two specialties.

Are you wondering how the process works?

Applicants may compose and upload as many personal statements for their residency applications as they wish.

Residency Personal Statement(s): Target Your AudienceApplying to two specialties.

So what if I’m applying to two specialties?

This means you can compose a personal statement for each (which I recommend!).

What else?

It also means that you can target specific types of programs.

Such as?

You might write one personal statement for programs that are research focused and a different personal statement for programs that are not.

Or,

If you are trying to target a geographic area, you might write a personal statement to highlight that specific interest.

But there’s more…

Residency Personal Statement(s): Target Your AudienceA unique title for each personal statement.

When you upload your personal statements to ERAS, you will create a unique title to identify each.

What will program directors (PD’s) see?

PD’s will not be able to see these titles and thus will be unaware that you wrote different, and targeted, personal statements.

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Residency Personal Statement(s): Target Your Audience

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