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Good Essays A Compelling and Focused Topic Well Organized An Interesting Topic or Approach Polished and Edited Personal and Meaningful Good Writing Show the Reader That You're Unique
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What to write about What events, activities or achievements have contributed to your own self- development? Describe a situation in which you had significant responsibility and what you learned from it. Describe your strengths and weaknesses in two areas: setting and achieving goals, and working with other people.
What to write about Your career aspirations Describe a challenge to which you have successfully responded. What did you learn about yourself as you responded to this challenge? Describe a challenge you anticipate facing in any aspect of college life. How do you expect to deal with this challenge?
What to write about Describe and evaluate one experience that significantly influenced your academic interests. –a course, a job, a relationship, or an extracurricular activity. –Be sure to explain how this experience led to your setting the goals you now – why you think the academic program for which you are applying will help you to reach those goals.
What to write about Why do you want to study at this university? Do you know what were all about? How does what were about play into to what youre about? What can you bring to this university?