Write a Personal Statement

It’s important to write your personal statements to meet each application’s needs. Find resources here or meet with a Career Educator to identify more resources for helping you craft the perfect essay or personal statement to include in your graduate school applications. Sign up for an appointment through Handshake.

Personal Statement Writing – Start with a Sample

Many grad programs at various universities and specialty schools will require you to write a personal statement in order for you to apply to the school and if you are not sure what to write then you need to know …

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3 Successful Graduate School Personal Statement Examples

Looking for grad school personal statement examples? Look no further! In this total guide to graduate school personal statement examples, we’ll discuss why you need a personal statement for grad school and what makes a good one. Then we’ll provide …

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Writing Your PA School Personal Statement

Elizabeth Provanzana is a licensed physician assistant with a multi-specialty background. Having earned a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Physician Assistant Sciences from St. Francis University, she has 13 years of experience in clinical medicine in areas …

By Maeghan Myers
Maeghan Myers Graduate Student Assistant
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Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Personal Statement

Writing a personal statement for graduate school applications can feel like a daunting task for many student looking to continue their education. To start with – what even are personal statements? The goal of a personal statement is to demonstrate …

By Maeghan Myers
Maeghan Myers Graduate Student Assistant
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