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.
- 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!