An essay should be memorable. One of the worst things you can do with your statement of purpose is to bore the admissions committee of the universities in the USA, yet that is exactly what most applicants do. Tell a story. Be truthful and stick to the facts; yet, think of the statement of purpose in the terms of writing a story. You want to write as fresh, lively, different – not to mention articulate – to put yourself ahead of the other applicants. (more…)
|Writing a memorable graduate school application essay- An article about a step-by-step approach to writing graduate school application essay.|
Even seemingly boring topics can be made into exceptional admissions essays with an innovative approach. In writing graduate school application essay you must bear in mind your two goals: to persuade the admissions officer that you are extremely worthy of admission and to make the admissions officer aware that you are more than your marks and a standardized score, that you are a real-life, intriguing personality. Unfortunately, there is no surefire step-by-step method to writing a good essay.
|This article is about the questions you should be asking yourself while making your Statement of Purpose: How to make a draft.|
One of the main problems when writing an SOP is that applicants fail to take a very thorough, probing, and analytical look at themselves and their objectives. Admission committee members are looking for interesting, insightful, revealing, and non-generic essays that suggest you have successfully gone through a process of careful reflection and self-examination. To stand out, you should conduct an introspection of yourself and ask the following questions at the outset.
|Things to remember while writing a SOP: What do Admission Committees Look For? A SOP is the most important document that you will write for your application.|
In an era where the majority of applicants have good academic records, SOP can bring out your uniqueness and therefore can make or break your application. An applicant who does not take the essay seriously is throwing away the best opportunity to shine.