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Title on Personal Statement?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Twitch, Dec 9, 2005.

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Should there be a title on the PS?

  1. Yes - What's wrong with u? Personal Statement IS the title

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  2. Yes - It needs a catchy title other than the boring PS.

    9.8%
  3. No - What are you thinking? No title needed. PS is assumed by X-Linked recessive

    83.6%
  1. Twitch

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    Should there be a title on the PS?
     
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  3. Hoberto

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    Who has the extra words left to add a title?
     
  4. Dave_med

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    No....not on mine.
     
  5. Law2Doc

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    That's what I was thinking. While I don't see anything technically wrong with adding a title if you really wanted to, it basically costs you a sentence you could be using to sell yourself.
     
  6. LizzyM

    LizzyM the evil queen of numbers
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    I would estimate that <1% of applicants have a title on their personal statement. This is based on having read many hundreds of them over the past few years.
     
  7. laboholic

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    Mine was 2 characters under the limit. The words I used were the most harmonious combinition of consanants and vowels to strike the perfect mood and state of aw amongst the reader. One letter more or less would have ruined it. Therefore, I could not have added a title.
     
  8. MrBurns10

    MrBurns10 Excellent, Smithers
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    Mine was 5300 characters on the dot. I have a habit of doing that with my word limits.
     
  9. it.

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    i somehow misread the title as "tits on personal statement"
     
  10. WhatUpDoc!

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    Dammit Sean... it's famous titles!!!! (Gotta love SNL :laugh: )
     
  11. diosa428

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    Umm what would your title be? "The story of why I want to become a doctor"? "Reasons why you should let me into medical school"? Haha I bet some ppl can come up with good ones...
     
  12. Hoberto

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    Accept or Die!
     

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