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Strong Personal Statements: Use your Authentic Perspective

We’re sharing exceptional personal statements from last year’s applicants to illustrate that a good personal statement can be on a variety of topics, but ultimately, showcases the student’s character, curiosity, and voice. These statements, written by students now enrolled at …

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Strong Personal Statements: Recount Challenging Events

We’re sharing exceptional personal statements from last year’s applicants to illustrate that a good personal statement can be on a variety of topics, but ultimately, showcases the student’s character, curiosity, and voice. These statements, written by students now enrolled at …

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Strong Personal Statements: Write About what Interests You

We’re sharing exceptional personal statements from last year’s applicants to illustrate that a good personal statement can be on a variety of topics, but ultimately, showcases the student’s character, curiosity, and voice. These statements, written by students now enrolled at …

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Holistic Application Review

The first application I ever read as an admission officer received a decision of deny. In all fairness, it wasn’t entirely my choice. I was 25, in my first admission job, and I was reading through the first-year applications for …