10 minutes. That’s roughly how long an admissions officer will spend on your application essay. So how do you make sure it’s memorable, compelling and delivers the message they’re looking for from top applicants?
The perfect personal statement differs depending on where you apply — in the US, admissions officers look for more creativity and reflection in the essay, whereas UK admissions officers look for more analytical and academic statements.
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