Post a comment if you're willing to read personal statements for AMCAS 2008. Try to leave advice/suggestions at the Personal Statement Guide to keep this thread from getting bloated. Here's the complete list as of 8:12 PM, 9/4/07. Pls do not contact anyone who appears elsewhere in this thread but is not found in the list below. ==== Personal Statement Readers '08 Cirrus83 flaahless - applying too ihatescience ndteej - better at grammatical tips sonofschmilsson sunflwr85 - PM me, please triangles linuxizer - abfriedman @ gmail.com - Applying this year Depakote - Temporarily (possibly permanently) unavailable pcguy2 - PM please. Have been doing for this for 2 application cycles. Class of 2011 Schaden Freud Darksmurf - editor at a science journal; I reserve the right to be brutally honest lilnoelle (Unavailable for now) Astrithir - applied and accepted last cycle, PMs please. silversideslide - class of 2011, please pm me. etsuprinthead - i'll read, PM me. i tutor(ed) writing at our school's "writing and communication center," so i have 3 years of editing under my belt. lina123321 - PM me, available until end of June omegaxx (class of 2011) - PMs please. Available after May 14. Second major in English. Canuck. symphony101 - I've written many grants, PM please SpiresAAC - MSSM class of 2011, American Studies major, English minor, MPH, post bacc...PM me PepperMD - Semi-nontrad, Literature, Science, and the Arts, Psychology double major, English Minor. Interdisciplinary perspectives and unified themes my specialty! EternalRage - applied and accepted last cycle, PM me, I'll tear you a new one. Unavailable. Think Big - class of 2011, PM me ginkneephur - PM me, Available during the summer. ohlala - PM me and I'll send you my email address. bhattnea - Class of 2011 Pm me. Cubbbie - Non-trad, non-science person ... I sent mine around here last year and it was a huge help, so I'm returning the favor. Homer Simpson - Class of 2011. PM me your PS and specific questions if you have any, but I'll only be able to read a few before heading off for vacation. gujudoc - not yet applied though I've written a personal statement for a masters program. However, I've had countless experience reviewing personal statements for people last year on SDN and quite a few this year and have a pretty good grip on personal statement tips and what not. Stversko - Bio Major, Great gramatical skills. PM me if you would like me to edit your grammar. paki20 - PM me. majored in political science, peer review editor for journal Geogil - PM me. French, History major, nontrad.. PM me before july. On vacation until 7/25. aspiring med - PM me. psychology major, kind of non trad. a decent writer epigastric - Completed post-bacc, low GPA, now class of 2011, edit my PI's manuscripts. PM me. Caduceusdude - I completed my double degree in English and Biochemistry at Stanford University. Currently, I am doing my masters in English (Stanford). I would love to critique ur personal statement! My e-mail is caduceus1111(at)yahoo.com javaduke95 - Rising MS1. Applied for MSTPs and got some offers. Also no superpowers but am willing to help. Available throughout the summer. PM works well. spospo - accepted this past cycle, PM me and i will give you my email, great at grammar, creating stronger phrases etc etc, sometime i go a little overboard, feel free to PM letting me know you need help. caristra - accepted MSTP this year, so priority goes to MD/PHD applicants but I'll do regular MD ones too. My essay got several positive comments this year from interviewers. Minored in english and have been doing this for my campus premeds for a while. PM with an e-mail address so I can use track changes in word. Spelling not my strong suite melissainsd - I was received very well this cycle, and many of my interviewers mentioned how much they loved my PS. Also, my husband has terrible writing skills so I am constantly fixing his stuff for work. Good luck! Temporarily unavailable. rocky6 - accepted MD this year. I'm willing to help out any way I can. experience in poli sci, humanities. pm me with statements. yourmom25 - i've done this 3 years and each year i've had to redo my PS. each time i send it to a proofer, i get good reviews and my interviewers have always had good comments. Chickenlittle84 - applying this year, non-science major, good at finding holes in writing. PM please. sendwich - accepted this past year, semi-nontrad. wrote for both a masters (smp type) program in addition to the PS for the 2006-07 cycle. I've gotten so much help from previous sdners (or current ones?), I'd love to pass on the good luck to future M1's!! please PM me ItOnlyTakesOne - Accepted this cycle, complimented on my PS by interviewers, and currently writing/co-editing a student newspaper. PM me and I'll give you my e-mail address. sassy doc - got multiple acceptances in this cycle. got over 20 interview invites. i'd love to help future ms1 and give my honest feedback. chaitin - PM please. I am an MS2 who will give you honest feedback. kidthor - I'm a reapplicant this year and am by no means a literary master, but I do have a JD and I edited a law journal. mintendo - accepted this past cycle. I have a lot of time on my hands these days. Please PM. saftab - I had a lot of people help me with my PS so I am willing to help others. acdbx - T for the WS is my only claim to any sort of writing ability. CUKaraSue - accepted this cycle. 13-V, R-WS. Will be brutally honest!! Email as an attachment to karad (at) clemson (dot) edu. I was a non-trad applicant. Would love to read other non-trad statements and/or those with research! Better at content/flow/voice than grammar. Good Luck!! baby methusela - i'm down. i was editor for the school newspaper. i can probably only do a couple b/c i work a lot.... just pm me, i guess jgoblue86 - currently applying, can read for content/originality. will be honest! penisclaw - currently applying, strong with grammar and essay structure, will be honest akshay - have two years experience in writing research papers and articles, grants; have worked PT at the writing center at a nearby college, critiqued PS for fellow classmates. Need atleast a week to read and critique. PM me and i'll give you my email address. sandlot1892 - PM me and ill give you my email address so u can send it that way; R on mcat writing section, eng minor, wrote a novel kevster2001 - Feel free to check MDapps, i've already read a bunch, wasn't aware of this thread McLicky - applying this year, currently finishing my PS statement up. Peer review is the best way to refine your PS, PM me if you want me to take a look. Can usually have Track Changes comments back in a day or so. keke88 - Always willing to help! lots of previous writing experience! aaronw - ill read some and give you good feedback variablistic - Reapplying, good with grammar and sentence structure. NekoMD - Applying along with everyone else this summer, 2.5 years experience at university writing center; PM if interested! DrPDot - If I weren't going to be a doctor, I'd be a writer. S on MCAT writing section, and love, love, love to edit -- yes a bit of a freak --- PM me and I'll shower you with suggestions for both content and grammar/syntax. brittanykgw - tutor in writing center and school paper writer. PM me if you need any help!