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Grad College Shop Talks – Crafting Effective Personal Statements

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Description:

Many applications require personal statements, but writing them can present numerous content selection challenges. What should you choose to say about your personal history — and how do you make it relevant? This Shop Talks session will focus on personal statements in the context of external funding applications, but the advice and tips shared will be widely applicable to other personal statements. During this session, you'll learn how to:

• curate your personal history
• create a compelling application story
• connect with the organization's goals

To return to the complete Shop Talks schedule, visit: www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/events/shoptalks

Duration:
60 minutes
Department:
The Graduate College