Personal Statement Editing Service

The Residency Statement Editing Service ensures your Personal Statement will meet and exceed the standards of residency program review committees. Our Editors do more than simply glance over your Personal Statement and offer shallow suggestions. They are trained to comprehensively analyze, restructure, craft, and optimize your Personal Statement.

If you are worried your current Personal Statement is not appropriate or competitive, submit it and get ready to collaborate with your Editor as they transform your draft by correcting grammatical errors, smoothing over rough language, and fine-tuning the format. Your Editor will also let you know if important content is missing or if certain content should be removed.

$499.00 $349.00
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Action Summary

Your Editor will provide a first revision, including a detailed markup that outlines what changes they made and why. You can then approve their changes or choose to leave the original section intact. In this way, you contribute to shaping your Personal Statement.

Personalized Editor Summary

The revisions made to your Personal Statement will be clearly annotated, and your Editor will also include a summary of changes made with detailed feedback.

24/7 Communication System

Stay in contact with your Editor throughout the process via our in-house messaging system. If you have questions or would like to discuss the latest revision, it all takes place there.

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    You will be asked to submit:

    • Your full name
    • The specialty you are applying to
    • Request for a specific Editor (optional)
    • Detailed Note to Editor (optional)
    • Your complete original draft

    Once activated (Expedite available at Checkout), one of our professional Editors will be assigned to help bring your statement to its full potential.

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    Your Editor will holistically transform each aspect of your Personal Statement including spelling, grammar, organization, sentence construction, word choice, transitions, professionalism, and overall fluidity.

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    First Revision

    Your first revision will be returned, including a detailed markup outlining the changes your Editor made as well as the overall summary. You can then approve their changes or choose to leave the original section intact. Next, you can either finalize the statement or work with your Editor on additional revisions.

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    Final Draft

    Once approved, a completed final draft will be provided for your use throughout the Residency Match Season. You can download the final version as either a Word Document or PDF.

If you have a pre-existing Personal Statement you would like to revisit, revise, or refine, the Editing Service (S-ES) is for you.

The total processing time for the Editing Service is 3 to 5 business days. You may select the Expedite option at Checkout to reduce the processing time to 24 to 48 hours if you need your Personal Statement right away.

No. The Editing (S-ES) service includes revision of fully written Personal Statements in paragraph form. Your Editor will let you know if important content is missing so you can provide additional paragraphs for inclusion. Statements must meet a minimum standard of completeness and relevance in order to qualify for Editing. Otherwise, they will need to be upgraded to the Writing Service (S-WS).

No. For more in-depth Personal Statement work, please see the S-WS Writing Service page.

Yes. Your Personal Statement must be less than 1,000 words in order to submit.