Stand out from the crowd! What makes you unique? What impact do you plan to make with your education? You are worthy of scholarship money – demonstrate it! Use these narratives to tell your story!
Personal Statement: Your personal statement may be general with the only instructions being limited to length and/or presentation, not content. Others may be more specific asking you to write to a specific topic or idea. Make sure you’re following the directions to avoid disqualification.
Short Answers: Get to the point. Respond appropriately to the question. Make sure to communicate your own personal thoughts and values.
Essay: Essays vary from “short answers” in length and expectations. Generally, your essay should follow the traditional format of a persuasive essay. “Persuasive” because you should be giving your own thoughts and opinions. This is not a research paper though some facts may be necessary to help support your viewpoint. You should include: