Personal Statement : My Life

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Personal Statement 

I was born in the historical city of Patiala, town in northern part of India. All my ancestors right until my father have been businessmen. Due to early demise of my Grandfather my father had to take over his clothing business in his early 20 's. He could not complete his studies due to responsibilities he had to fulfill towards family. He never wanted me to continue his business and always encouraged me to study. He would always talk about how he envisioned me becoming a doctor when I grew up. 

After graduation from high school, the decision seemed to have been made for me by my father 's wish and the thought of a career other than medicine never even register in my mind. Today, I have been in the medical field for over eight years and I know there is nowhere else I would rather be than here.

My school grades were good enough to help me obtain admission in one of the most prestigious and oldest medical schools in India, Government Medical College And Hospital, Patiala. It was founded in 1953. The attached 1000 bed hospital and 161 bed TB hospital is one of the largest and highest ranking institutions in the region. In medical school I had the fortune of learning from highly capable and motivated teachers. We were taught to think of medicine not as a profession but as an opportunity to

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