Personal Statements for College Entrance
You all know that colleges look at
high school GPAs and SAT scores to determine college entrance. Many schools
also require an essay or personal statement. Some colleges require that you
write on a particular topic such as: "Describe an incident which changed
your life" or "State why you would like to attend this college and what you
can offer to this college." Other colleges will leave it entirely up to you
and only prescribe the length. Here's one hot off the web page from
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Here is a personal statement "tool kit" recommended by Ms. Burns:
1. Do the colleges you want to attend require a personal statement?
If so, what are the instructions?