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Writing Effective Personal Statements

Event Type
Writers Workshop
wifi event
Apr 29, 2021   1:00 - 2:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Writers Workshop General Events

Learn how to write an effective personal statement, also called an “application essay” or “statement of purpose.” This presentation will review successful strategies and help you develop a plan for your own personal statement, whether it’s for graduate school, professional school, or a fellowship or scholarship application


This event will be held through Zoom. It is open to current University of Illinois affiliates (students, faculty, and staff). Please register with your University of Illinois email account by 11:59pm on 4/28, and we will send an email with the Zoom link and password on the morning of the event.

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