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“In the ever-changing world in which we live, life as we have known it has rapidly shifted due to a pandemic and a call to consciousness regarding equity and equality for all. In order to provide better opportunities and more access for college-bound students to apply to colleges and universities across the nation for the upcoming 2020-2021 application season, Harvard University (among others) has announced the temporary suspension of test scores as part of the application...”
“When I coach students through the personal statement development process, I have come to realize that time and time again, their thoughts on how to present themselves don’t really match up with the reality of how they should tell a personal narrative that is thought provoking, memorable, reflective, and creative…”
“For those of you who don’t know what the personal statement is or you have kind of heard about it but don’t really fully grasp why it is important, this essay is considered to be your true moment to shine when applying to college…”
The Key to Unlocking the Personal Statement: Understanding How to Write A Personal Narrative “When applicants learn that they must write a personal statement as part of their college application, one of the first (and natural) thoughts that comes to mind is, ‘Am I all that interesting to talk about in 650 words?’”
Supplemental essay #2: “When faced with this question, most students write about major, complex, and global issues such as the detrimental effects of global warming on the environment. Such broad topics are unoriginal and impersonal…”
Tackling the Common App personal statement – Prompt #3: “Was the idea you questioned your own, your family’s, or your school’s? Or was it even broader than that, such as a socially accepted or cultural norm?”
Tackling the Common App personal statement – Prompt #2: “This essay prompt seems to defy most applicants’ inclinations to brag. It is far easier to bask in success than to tell strangers about a failure.”