How Do You Write An Essay For Graduate School?
• Make a list of your relevant experience, such as jobs, volunteer work, research, and courses, especially ones where you completed independent projects. • • Focus on what you learned from these experiences, such as a love of the topic, a reality check, or research skills. • Outline your academic and career goals • Select examples of how the specific graduate program to which you are applying is a “fit” for your interests and experience. • • For example, mention the work of a professor at this institution whose work you admire. • Outline your essay, including the points you have collected in your brainstorming stage. • Write your rough draft. Revise • • You may want to have your adviser look it over and make suggestions for improvement.