Writing About You: The Personal Statement

Join us in our upcoming webinar, “Crafting Your Personal Statement,” presented by admissions expert and CollegeAdvisor Essay Review Team member Anna Vande Velde.

During this 60-minute webinar you will learn more about:

Understanding the Power of Personal Statements:

  • Discover why personal statements are a vital component of your college application.
  • Learn how a well-crafted personal statement can distinguish you from other applicants.

Exploring Your Identity and Experiences:

  • Find out how to delve into your life experiences to uncover the most impactful stories.
  • Understand the significance of showcasing your personal growth and resilience.

Brainstorming Techniques:

  • Learn effective brainstorming methods to generate ideas for your personal statement.
  • Understand how to identify the experiences that best align with your desired college’s values.

Showcasing Your Unique Voice:

  • Understand the importance of authenticity and how to infuse your personal voice into your writing.

Editing and Refining:

  • Discover the art of self-editing to ensure clarity, conciseness, and coherence.
  • Learn when and how to seek feedback to polish your personal statement to perfection.

Setting Your Application Apart:

  • Discover how a compelling personal statement can elevate your entire college application.
  • Gain a clear understanding of how admissions officers use personal statements to assess applicants.

Join us for an insightful session filled with practical tips, real-life examples, and expert guidance. Whether you’re a student or a parent, this webinar will equip you with the tools to create an outstanding personal statement that captures your essence and impresses admissions committees. Don’t miss this opportunity to craft a narrative that opens the doors to your dream college journey!

Date 09/05/2023
Duration 57:43