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Personal Statements

The personal statement is an important part of the graduate school application. It provides the admissions committee a chance to distinguish you from other top applicants and the opportunity to get to know you at a more personal level. Your personal statement has the ability to determine if you will be accepted or rejected by a school. Therefore, it is necessary that you write an essay that is honest, interesting, and well structured. Your job is to display your distinct personality and provide evidence that confirms your passion and desire for the subject and the school.




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