Rebecca Kastleman

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Application Consulting: Unlocking the Grad School Personal Statement

Posted by Rebecca Kastleman on 9/24/14 10:39 AM

I often work with application consulting clients for graduate and professional school who report that they hate writing. “It’s like pulling teeth!” they tell me. “I can’t make myself sit down and work on my personal statement, and I don’t even know why it’s so hard.” If you’re one of the many applicants to graduate and professional school who finds writing your personal statement to be perplexingly difficult, you’re in good company. Many of the world’s most brilliant thinkers have invented their own tricks to manage the strenuous process of writing. Here’s Slavoj Žižek* on his personal method:

 

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