The path to a powerful personal statement

The Path to a Powerful Personal Statement

The path to a powerful personal statement

A personal statement rounds out a law school application with critical information about the applicant: It shows who they are as a person, a student, and a future lawyer.

This is not a resume: Personal statements should have themes and patterns and should exemplify what makes each applicant special with specific examples.

Read our guide to crafting a powerful personal statement.

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