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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 …

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Emory’s Short Answer Application Questions, 2020-21

We are pleased to announce Emory University’s short answer questions for the coming application cycle. In addition to your Personal Statement, please answer two (2) of the prompts below. Choose one prompt from the “Reflections” category and one prompt from …