Writing a personal statement for grad school could be one of your biggest opportunities. You can use it to show the school who you are and why they should consider your application. Because it’s something of a first impression, it’s important to make sure your essay is thought out, well organized, and well written. Here are some tips for creating a standout application essay or letter of intent for graduate school.

Sep 17, 2014 - Here are 5 tips for writing the optional essay for graduate school applications
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A number of graduate programs require and essay or personal statement as part of the application process. A dozen tips to consider when writing the graduate school admission essay or personal statement are provided in this link. Also, visit the Career Services Career Library to view books with more detailed guidelines and examples of essays.

Write a Graduate School Essay that Will Knock Their Socks Off

GRADUATE SCHOOL TIPS: Graduate School Application Essays. Source: The Writing Center: The University of Wisconsin Madison.
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Sometimes the hardest part of writing a personal statement or application essay for college or grad school is finding the discipline to sit down and focus. Often, once you accomplish that, the ideas begin to form and the words begin to flow. The following 6 tips will help motivate you to start writing, and then to continue writing until you’ve got some solid material for a .