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Transitional year

Discussion in 'ERAS, SOAP, and NRMP Match' started by Taurus, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. Taurus

    Taurus Paul Revere of Medicine
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    Some questions about transitional year.

    I heard they were somewhat competitive. How many do people apply to?

    I plan to go into radiology. Do people use the same personal statement when applying to transitional year or do they write one specifically for transitional year programs?
     
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  3. twintiger32

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    i'm a transitional year resident.

    i used the same ophthalmology PS, but added a paragraph at the end about why a TY would help me as a doctor/ophthalmologist.

    i applied to all the TY's in california, and yes they are pretty competitive. I'd say about as competitive as getting a radiology residency.
     

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