Tips to Write an
Determine who the reader is going to be
Editing and Revising
Things to look out for
while writing a Personal
• Focusing on the minute details
• Formatting, Grammar, Spelling mistakes
• Proper Vocabulary
• unnecessary words
• Long sentences
• Passive Voice
• Repetition of ideas
Hello Everyone! Welcome Back To Our Channel. Hope you guys are safe and having a great day. So today we are going to talk about tips for writing an outstanding personal statement. So let’s begin.
So here are the contents which will be discussed today.
So what is a personal statement? It is an essay or a written statement often written by prospective students applying to some educational institutions. It can also be written while applying for a job.
Personal statement provides an opportunity to sell yourself. So there are two categories of personal statement. General Personal Statement and Response to a Specific Question.
General Personal Statement provides maximum freedom in terms of what a student has to write while Response to a Specific Question often asks applicants to respond to a specific question by educational Institutions or Business in their statements.
What not to be pit in a personal statement.
Pointless Lists: Personal Statements should contain relevant information.
Negative Things: Students need to focus on the positive. They should highlight their achievements. Students should not sell themselves short.
False Claims: Students should make factual claims. Avoid exaggerations and boasting.
Grammatical Mistakes: Students should proofread their statements and also ensure that their sentence structure is correct.
So here comes the most important content of this video. What makes a personal statement standout? Eager to learn about it, so let’s go ahead.
Structure: It is the key. Paragraphs should look effortless and coherent.
Plan Ahead: Outline before you write an application.
Be Original: Avoid using stereotypical sentences.
Aims and Ambitions: Mention and balance both academic and extracurricular activities.
Here’s another interesting content. Tips to write an outstanding personal statement.
Brainstorming: List different ideas to mention in the personal statement. These include the greatest challenges, things most passionate about, skills and competencies, etc.
Preparation: It is a phase where you take ideas from brainstorming and organize them into a basic framework.
Determine who the reader is going to be.
Drafting: Putting ideas down.
Editing and Revising: Focusing on fine details.
So things to look out for while writing a personal statement.
Focusing on the fine and minute details can make a good personal statement outstanding.
Formatting, Grammar, Spelling mistakes.
Watching out for unnecessary words.
Repetition of ideas
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