PERSONAL STATEMENT: How do I rewrite my draft?

So you have finally written the first draft of your personal statement. How do you go about rewriting it? Here are several tips to consider as you rewrite your statement: Have I addressed all the questions asked in the scholarship essay or personal statement prompt?Look through the prompt of the scholarship essay. If the prompt … Continue reading PERSONAL STATEMENT: How do I rewrite my draft?

PERSONAL STATEMENT: How do I get ideas for writing a personal statement?

For many scholarship and graduate school applications, a personal statement (referred to by other names such as statement of purpose, scholarship essay) is a key component of the application. Some applications might require you to write one long essay. Others might expect you to answer two or three questions in a set number of words. … Continue reading PERSONAL STATEMENT: How do I get ideas for writing a personal statement?