skip to content
Peterson's how to write the perfect personal statement Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Peterson's how to write the perfect personal statement

Author: Mark A Stewart
Publisher: Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's, ©2009.
Series: Peterson's perfect personal statements.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The admissions process for graduate and professional school is more competitive today than ever before. How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement will de-mystify critical aspects of the admissions process by providing insight into how to create and write personal statements that respond to the questions that appear on the applications of many popular graduate schools, whom to approach for letters of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Stewart
ISBN: 0768928168 : 9780768928167
OCLC Number: 433052615
Notes: Previous ed. published as: Peterson's perfect personal statements : law, business, medical, graduate school.
Description: x, 130 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Undergraduate Grades and Entrance-Exam Scores Don't Tell the Whole Story --
Pt. 1 Creating Perfect Personal Statements (starting p. 2) --
The Questions (starting p. 2) --
Preparing to Write Your Essays (starting p. 5) --
Writing Your Personal Statement: Content and Theme (starting p. 7) --
Writing Your Personal Statement: Style and Format (starting p. 19) --
Submitting or Referencing Supplemental Materials (starting p. 23) --
The Top 10 Do's and Don'ts for Writing Personal Statements (starting p. 24) --
Personal Statements and Medical School Applications (starting p. 26) --
Applying to Law Schools via the LSAC Web Site (starting p. 28) --
Pt. 2 Recommendation Letters and In-Person Interviews (starting p. 30) --
Recommendation Letters (starting p. 30) --
In-Person Interviews (starting p. 40) --
Pt. 3 Thirty Great Personal Statements by Successful Applicants (starting p. 48) --
Essays That Relate a Personal Anecdote (starting p. 49) --
Essays That Admit Shortcomings (starting p. 53) --
Essays That Connect the Applicant's Past, Present, and Future (starting p. 57) --
Essays by Risk-Takers with Distinctive Points of View (starting p. 62) --
Essays by Applicants Clearly Focused on Goals (starting p. 66) --
Essays by Applicants with Unique Life Experiences (starting p. 71) --
Essays That Explain Why the Applicant Chose This School (starting p. 75) --
Essays That Explain Deficiencies Or Blemishes (starting p. 78) --
Essays by Applicants Who Are Committed to a Cause (starting p. 82) --
Essays by Multifaceted Applicants (starting p. 87) --
Pt. 4 Advice from the Experts (starting p. 92) --
Advice from Law Schools (starting p. 93) --
Advice from Business Schools (starting p. 108) --
Advice from Medical Schools (starting p. 121)
Series Title: Peterson's perfect personal statements.
Other Titles: Peterson's perfect personal statements
How to write the perfect personal statement
Perfect personal statements
Responsibility: Mark Alan Stewart.

Abstract:

The admissions process for graduate and professional school is more competitive today than ever before. How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement will de-mystify critical aspects of the admissions process by providing insight into how to create and write personal statements that respond to the questions that appear on the applications of many popular graduate schools, whom to approach for letters of recommendation, and how to make the best impression at the interview.--from publisher description.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/433052615> # Peterson's how to write the perfect personal statement
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "433052615" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Place/lawrenceville_n_j> ; # Lawrenceville, N.J.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/378/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867684> ; # College applications
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103161> ; # Essay--Authorship
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/918796> ; # Exposition (Rhetoric)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161787> ; # Universities and colleges--Graduate work--Admission
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Topic/universities_and_colleges_united_states_graduate_work_admission> ; # Universities and colleges--United States--Graduate work--Admission
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101184> ; # College applications--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915428> ; # Essay--Authorship
    schema:alternateName "Perfect personal statements" ;
    schema:alternateName "How to write the perfect personal statement" ;
    schema:bookEdition "4th ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/113144890> ; # Mark Alan Stewart
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "The admissions process for graduate and professional school is more competitive today than ever before. How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement will de-mystify critical aspects of the admissions process by providing insight into how to create and write personal statements that respond to the questions that appear on the applications of many popular graduate schools, whom to approach for letters of recommendation, and how to make the best impression at the interview.--from publisher description."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/319718635> ; # Peterson's perfect personal statements
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Series/peterson_s_perfect_personal_statements> ; # Peterson's perfect personal statements.
    schema:name "Peterson's how to write the perfect personal statement"@en ;
    schema:productID "433052615" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/433052615#PublicationEvent/lawrenceville_n_j_peterson_s_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Agent/peterson_s> ; # Peterson's
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780768928167> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/433052615> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Place/lawrenceville_n_j> # Lawrenceville, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Lawrenceville, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Series/peterson_s_perfect_personal_statements> # Peterson's perfect personal statements.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/433052615> ; # Peterson's how to write the perfect personal statement
    schema:name "Peterson's perfect personal statements." ;
    schema:name "Peterson's perfect personal statements" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319718635#Topic/universities_and_colleges_united_states_graduate_work_admission> # Universities and colleges--United States--Graduate work--Admission
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85141149> ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--United States--Graduate work--Admission"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101184> # College applications--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College applications--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103161> # Essay--Authorship
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Essay--Authorship"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1161787> # Universities and colleges--Graduate work--Admission
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Universities and colleges--Graduate work--Admission"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867684> # College applications
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College applications"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915428> # Essay--Authorship
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Essay--Authorship"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/918796> # Exposition (Rhetoric)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Exposition (Rhetoric)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/113144890> # Mark Alan Stewart
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1957" ;
    schema:familyName "Stewart" ;
    schema:givenName "Mark Alan" ;
    schema:givenName "Mark A." ;
    schema:name "Mark Alan Stewart" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/319718635> # Peterson's perfect personal statements
    schema:name "Peterson's perfect personal statements" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780768928167>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0768928168" ;
    schema:isbn "9780768928167" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.