does anyone know how to do an outline for a personal statement?
I really need help on how to place out my personal statement for the University of Chicago.
The prompt is: How does the University of Chicago, as you know it now, satisfy your desire for a particular kind of learning, community, and future? Please address with some specificity your own wishes and how they relate to UChicago.
A personal statement usually includes the following. You need a good attention grabber. In general you want your essay to follow this order:
Paragraph 1-2 attention grabber. Think of an experience in your life that really showcases who you are. Be detailed. Discuss something signifcant in your life. It could be anything. Or discuss why you want to be in your profession or what story inspired you to study what you are studying.
Paragraph 3-4. Highlight your academics: GPA, AP and honors classes. What skills you learned in class that will help in succeeding in college. Awards and honors that you have received. Sports or clubs that you are in.
Paragraph 5. Jobs that you have had that relate to your major? Any other things about yourself that you want to include
Paragraph 6: Conclusion
I will edit it for you, if you send it to me.