The personal statement, commonly called the “college essay,” is one of the most critical parts of any student’s application. After all, most students are applying to schools where the other applicants have similar GPAs and test scores – the essays are often what sets a student apart.
The good news is everyone is capable of writing a compelling essay by following the six steps described below. You can also go through these steps by creating a FREE account at Prompt.com and going through their personal statement module to guide you as you develop and structure your content.
And, you’re done! Writing the personal statement may seem like a daunting task, but by following these six steps, you should have a compelling essay in only 5-10 hours of your time.
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