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Resumés, etc.

4 Easy Steps to Writing a Great Personal Statement

Your application to match with a residency program includes your grades, recommendations, internships, and research experience. It also includes *GASP* a personal statement that tells a story about who you are beyond statistics and why you would be a great doctor within your intended area of practice. The personal statement…

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Career Growth

9 Steps to Getting a Job After Taking Time Off

Sometimes taking time off from a desk job is necessary – whether it’s for a mental and emotional break, pursuing a personal venture, or for family reasons. Taking a break can offer a wealth of experience in a non-traditional sense, but it may not be recognized as “strong experience” garnering…

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Career Growth

How to Survive A Cut-throat Job Market

A brilliant, competitive friend of mine, doing a surgery internship at one of the best hospitals in the world, recently asked me a heart-breaking question. She spent all of college and medical school studying 12-hour days, getting As in most classes, and taking every opportunity to immerse herself in the…

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