What is a statement of purpose anyway? Perhaps you have been looking more closely into what requirements your program(s) of interest require and you have some confusion over what this document is supposed to do, and just as importantly, how to write one! In this blog post I will catch you up to speed on […]
Your personal statement should demonstrate that you have thought deeply about why you are making the decision to go to grad school and that your decision is one that will endure the challenges that graduate school presents. Sounds a little challenging? Don’t worry, this blog post will break down the strategy of writing a strong […]
The Statement of Purpose (often referred to as the SOP) is one of the most important and yet often misunderstood components of your application. It is not just another essay about your key achievements or your resume in a running form. It is the backbone of your entire application and ties together the story conveyed […]
Now that you’re working on your grad school admissions, you might be wondering what the difference between a statement of purpose and a personal statement is. Before we dive into nitty gritty differences between the two, here’s an overview of the main purpose of each essay: In the Statement of Purpose you will focus on […]
Writing a personal statement for grad school doesn’t have to be nerve-wracking. Follow these steps and impress the admissions committee!