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Do’s and Don’t’s of Writing a Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose

Do’s Do show, don’t tell: This is the classic advice every essay writer receives. Engaging writing is engaging because it elicits sympathy and understanding from the reader. Humans love storytelling, as it’s essentially hard coded into our DNA, and there’s no … Continue reading

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Personal Statement vs Statement of Purpose

As  you’re looking over the requirements for graduate programs, you might notice that some programs require a Personal Statement or a Statement of Purpose, or perhaps even both. Today we’ll go into the details of both so you can know … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Statement of Purpose (Part I. What do I Write About?)

How to Write Your Statement of Purpose One of the most daunting tasks of applying to graduate school is writing and submitting your statement of purpose. This is one of the few times throughout the entire admission process that the … Continue reading

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