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Personal Statements and Statements of Purpose: What’s the Difference?

Topic: Admissions, Essay Resources, Essay Tips, Essay Writing, Postgrad, Uncategorized  |  Posted on April 16th, 2024  |  Written by CEA HQ

So you’ve decided to apply for grad school—hooray! Now comes the fun part: more standardized testing, accumulating transcripts, and drafting essay after essay. As you go through your schools’ requirements, you may see requests for “personal statements” or “statements of purpose.” They’re the same thing, right? Not quite.  As the names suggest, the personal statement […]

How to: Write a Winning Diversity Statement for Law School (No Matter Your Background)

Topic: Postgrad, Uncategorized  |  Posted on August 5th, 2021  |  Written by Kat Stubing

Hello future lawyers, attorneys, and judges! As you begin the admissions process for law school, you’ll likely notice that most institutions give applicants the option to submit what’s known as a “diversity statement” along with their statement of purpose (also referred to as the personal essay) and other application materials. If you’re serious about your […]