Interested in applying to graduate school? If so, you're probably on a collision course with those wondrous (and perhaps terrifying) personal statements and other admissions essays. If you're like me, the thought of writing essays and being judged on my accomplishments caused a few heart palpitations. It's not easy to communicate your abilities in writing, to do so in an engaging way, and to convey a clear sense of purpose. And perhaps you are wondering, 'What is my purpose anyway'?
Take comfort in the fact that there is an art and a science to writing admissions essays in a way that effectively communicates who you are and where you’re headed. Both the art and science can be learned, and the process itself can help you better understand yourself and your future interests.
In this 90-minute class, you will:
Note: For those interested, a follow-up class may be offered on identifying your professional purpose.
Erik brings a lot of experience to the admissions process. He has applied to a few too many graduate programs for his own good, but did receive some noteworthy acceptances along the way (such as Cornell, MIT, Berkeley, Duke, Harvard and Michigan). He learned how to leverage experiences into effectiv... view full bio