Many law schools require that those applying submit a “personal statement.” Come learn what a personal statement is and how to write one that will get you into law school at a hands-on workshop, Saturday, November 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Aside from your LSAT score and grades, your personal statement is the most important part of your law school application. Nearly all law schools require that students submit a two-page personal statement along with their law school application. Admissions
officials do read personal statements, and they matter . . . a lot. The personal statement is your one chance to set yourself apart from the hundreds of other applications being reviewed by an admissions committee.
In this workshop, taught by political science department faculty member Gwen Torges, you will learn:
Besides learning about the components of a personal statement and tips for writing one of your own, you will read and evaluate sample personal statements. The workshop also includes a brainstorming session and other exercises to help you come up with
and develop a theme for your personal statement.
The workshop is free, but you need to register by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, November 12, 2015.
This workshop is sponsored by the Political Science Department and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.