Many people are confused with personal statements, that what is a personal statement or statement of purpose, and how to write a personal statement. Personal Statement is also called a statement of purpose.
Let me tell you in a brief and in easy words about personal statement. “Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose consists of your introduction, bio, educational background, your achievements, and your interest in attending a particular program. You have to describe these all things in just 250-300 words.”
Now lets come directly towards that how to write a Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose. Also, have a look at How to write a Letter of Recommendation for Scholarship.
Here are personal statements examples. Download the MS Word File.
Personal Statement Format – How to Start a Personal Statement:
Don’t spend too long on the introduction. Concentrate on the main content of your statement and write the introduction last. The best statements tend to be genuine and specific from the very start. So you’ll be on the right track if you explain your enthusiasm for the subject or course, your understanding of it and what you want to achieve from it.
What to Include in personal Statement
- Short Intro
- Educational Background
- How this Program will help you in your future goals
- The benefit of attending the Program
What NOT to Include in personal Statement