Career Questions tagged Personal Statements

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Sarah A. Mar 16, 2018 311 views

What are things that graduate schools want to see in an application?

How can you improve CV's or personal statements? What experiences improve one's chance of getting into grad school. What GPA/classes are expected? #gradschool #gpa #classes #personal-statements...

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Paola G. Jan 10, 2018 511 views

What are challenges when trying to pursue a career that you are passionate about?

I am a junior and wish to know the challenges many faced when pursuing their ideal careers or the change of career. #job-search #career #work-life-balance #personal-development...

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Jackie G. Jan 12, 2017 559 views

How to write a statement of purpose when applying to college programs?

I am applying to a post-baccalaureate medical program which requires a pre-application including a statement of 'what prompted your desire to pursue medicine now.' Is there a formula for writing these statements? Should I write it like a cover letter? Should I be creative and tell a story? What...

#personal-statements #cover-letters #graduate-school #college #college-bound #writing

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Vera L. Dec 03, 2016 1945 views

What if I made a typo on my college application?

Should I call attention to the typo if it's minor, like leaving out the word "the" or forgetting a period? Should I just keep the error? #college #psychology #college-major #college-admissions #college-bound #clinical-psychology #college-applications...

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Vicente C. Mar 21, 2015 885 views

What are the steps to create a good personal statement?

So, I know how important personal essays are in college applications. But, I am unsure on how to make a good personal statement. I've heard people say that to make a personal statement stand out, you just write about yourself. Is there other things colleges want to see in a personal statement?...

#college-applications #resume #personal-statements #human-resources #college #personal-objective