A frustrated student once told me “But everyone cheats! All my friends are getting someone else who writes better than they do to write essays for them.
At this time of year, Admission Committee members put in long hours and they have a very short time to read each application.
Before you even open the window on the application form, there are two things you should do to prepare yourself to produce an excellent personal statement.
I’m transferring and plan to major in education/business/engineering/sociology/music/ art/film production/psychology/creative writing/computer science/archaeology/(fill in the blank), but I don’t have any experience in the field.