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To enrich Howard University - Help with law school personal statement.


iwanthis 1 / 4  
Nov 1, 2008   #1
The question is: How has your life and background shape you into an individual who will enrich Howard University.

Need brainstorming ideas...how to start this statement off...what to include and what not to include.
EF_Team5 - / 1,586  
Nov 1, 2008   #2
Good evening.

Well, let's see. How about discussing an event that changed your life? What about the impact your family has had on you? Or a particular sport or extracurricular activity that has help mold your character into the person you are today? What are the things that have happened to you that make you, you?

Best of luck!

Regards,
Gloria
Moderator, EssayForum.com
OP iwanthis 1 / 4  
Nov 2, 2008   #3
Thank you Gloria for your response. I plan on posting my essay, here are my thoughts on how to answer the question. Discuss my weakness, strengths and how I can make a contribution to the school with an emphasis on family and one particular sport that I participate in.

Thank you
EF_Team5 - / 1,586  
Nov 2, 2008   #4
You're very welcome.

I can't wait to read it!

Regards,
Gloria
Moderator, EssayForum.com
OP iwanthis 1 / 4  
Nov 9, 2008   #5
I FORMATTED MY ESSAT TO INCLUDE
PARAGRAPH 1:MY BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCES--PEOPLE WHO HAVE INFLUENCED MY LIFE
PARAGRAPH 2:HOW I HAVE BEEN INSPIRED AND ENCOURAGED BY IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN MY LIFE--HOW I TOOK ON ACTIVITIES IN SCHOOL & COMMUNITY
PARAGRAPH 3: WHAT IS OF IMPORTANCE TO ME, AND WHAT I CURRENTLY CAREER WISE
PARAGRAPH 4: DISCUSSED MY STRENGHTS AND WEAKNESSES WHAT I HAVE LEARNED AND WHAT I CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROSPECTIVE SCHOOL.

THANKS SO MUCH GLORIA FOR ALL YOUR HELP...
EF_Team5 - / 1,586  
Nov 9, 2008   #6
That sounds like a fantastic start. You are very welcome! Keep up the good work.

Regards,
Gloria
Moderator, EssayForum.com
OP iwanthis 1 / 4  
Nov 23, 2008   #7
GLORIA,

I AM HAVING A DIFFICULT TIME, WITH MY CONCLUSION TO MY ESSAY. I NEED HELP?
EF_Team5 - / 1,586  
Nov 23, 2008   #8
Good afternoon :)

Just a short internet etiquette note; when you write in all caps like this, it's equal to shouting. So, unless you mean to yell at someone, try not to use all caps. :)

In regards to the conclusion, it shouldn't introduce any new information. It should tie to your introduction in theme or pattern, and restate the main topics of your essay. With that in mind, it sounds like yours should briefly discuss the individuals in your essay and how they helped you, why/how they influenced you to take on challenges in school, what is important to you in relation to your career, and how you are a good fit for this school.

Keep up your hard work; you're almost there!

Regards,
Gloria
Moderator, EssayForum.com
OP iwanthis 1 / 4  
Nov 23, 2008   #9
Good evening,

I apologize for using all caps, I had no intent of yelling at you. Thank you for the etiquette note and the for your suggestion. I should have my essay complete this evening.

Thank you once again Gloria for your assistance


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