How to Write a Personal Statement

You’re finally a senior! (or will be one soon!) While everyone will tell you this is the time of your life, you’re also probably too overwhelmed with the dreaded college application process to enjoy your newly minted status as big man on campus. The pressure is on to craft a memorable, concise, knock-your-socks-off personal statement to go along with your college application. Depending on the […]

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How to Write a Personal Statement

You’re finally a senior! (or will be one soon!) While everyone will tell you this is the time of your life, you’re also probably too overwhelmed with the dreaded college application process to enjoy your newly minted status as big man on campus. The pressure is on to craft a memorable, concise, knock-your-socks-off personal statement to go along with your college application. Depending on the […]

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Essay Writing: To Entertain, to Inform, or To Persuade

When you were taught how to write an essay, you were told that you need to keep in mind all of the rules for punctuation, grammar, and spelling. Following the basic essay format (introduction/body paragraphs)/conclusion) is a given as well. However, there is one more skill that should be covered: audience and purpose. While the two terms differ a bit in definition, together they create something […]

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