Our Favorite Resources for Writing Personal Statements

Writing a personal statement to get into grad school, college, residency or any other big academic program is probably unlike anything else you’ve written recently. This time, the focus is all about YOU, which is often a topic many struggle to write about. Here are some of our editors’ favorite resources for crafting the best statements of purpose!

Show and tell isn’t just for elementary school anymore – it turns out it can have a HUGE impact on your personal statement.

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Bolstering your application by incorporating several, or all, of these suggestions will transform you from numbers and letters on a page into a substantial and competitive candidate.

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