Life can be so shallow and unrewarding if you are living each day with no plan for the future and little thought toward helping others.
This may seem like an obvious statement, but I come across people every day who haven’t had the opportunity to realize this truth for themselves just yet, and they are miserable because of it.
As more highly qualified candidates are applying to graduate school every year, the process of selecting students often goes beyond comparing test scores and grades to using more subjective measures like the graduate school application essay.
For some students, their graduate school admission essay is their first -- and best -- chance to grab the attention of the admissions department at the school of their choice.
As the wife of an active duty military man, I have had to make many compromises in life, but with all of the challenges, opportunities have arisen.
It may not have been my first choice to move every couple of years, but each new location has given me the opportunity to teach our two daughters more about the world we live in...
My family never had much money for food, let alone presents.
I had few toys and little in the way of craft material, but as a child I didn’t see the bleakness of communism and instead discovered ways to create beauty by using the things around me... This is probably not a sentence one hears everyday, if ever, but for me it is true.
Is your application asking you for a letter of intent, a personal statement, or a statement of purpose? Despite these similarities, there are some key differences which should guide your approach to composing them.
While some programs may only ask for one of these pieces, it’s possible that your selected school might want a few of them.