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Ask an Expert: Writing a Personal Statement

Question: I’m overwhelmed at the thought of writing a personal statement to accompany my graduate/professional/law school application. Where do I even begin?  

Answer: Most graduate programs ask for personal statements (sometimes called statements of purpose or statements of intent) to …

By Karissa Chabot-Purchase
Karissa Chabot-Purchase Career Consultant, James Madison College Karissa Chabot-Purchase
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