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Workshop: Writing Personal Statements

  • Saint Mary's University (Loyola 280) 923 Robie Street Halifax, NS, B3H 1G3 Canada (map)

The personal statement is a crucial part of your application for graduate studies, co-op placements, grants, scholarships, and bursaries. This workshop, led by Writing Centre staff, guides you through the process of writing an effective personal statement.

Topic covered include:

• Characteristics of a strong personal statement
• Exercises and prompts to help you draft statement
• Strategies and principles for revision and refinement

This workshop is FREE for the SMU community. Seats are limited, and registration is recommended.

If you have any questions about this workshop, or about other Writing Centre services and resources, please email, call (902) 491-6202, or visit our website.

Earlier Event: October 19
Workshop: Writing Tests and Exams
Later Event: October 27
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