Episode 6 – Writing a Personal Statement — Part I
The average student is well versed in academic writing, which is great for the standard five-paragraph essay on symbolism in Lord of the Flies (the conch!). In your application, you need writing that informs AND engages the reader, utilizing a technique called emotional narrative. In the first half of a jam-packed two-parter, Cleo and Stephen explain the primary three components of emotional narrative and how you can use them to breathe life into your personal statement.
The League of Extraordinary Applicants Overview
In today’s ridiculously competitive landscape, college-bound hopefuls are endlessly seeking sage guidance with their applications. “Where do I apply?” “How can I write a memorable essay?” “Who can I turn to for advice?!?!” Turn up your speakers, and tune in to the wise words of Cleo and Stephen, our resident admissions experts. Their shared knowledge and experience will guide you through the process from start to finish, helping transform your applications from ordinary to extraordinary.