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Top Personal Statement Example for College

Shobha Kadur

Your personal statement can well be the decider if your high school GPA and tests score are on par with other applicants.

Listed below are personal statement examples that will help you in putting together your personal statement. Each of these personal statement examples is of students who were accepted at some of the top universities.

Personal Statement Examples: #1

This personal statement for colleges is of a student who got accepted at Harvard University to major in Psychology.

https://www.thecrimson.com/topic/sponsored-successful-harvard-essays-2019/

Personal Statement Examples: #2

Watch Molly who is now studying English Literature at Oxford University read out her personal statement for colleges.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4rXo6G2jUI

Personal Statement Examples: #3

Read the personal statement for colleges of six students who were accepted at Johns Hopkins University

https://apply.jhu.edu/application-process/essays-that-worked/

Personal Statement Examples: #4

Read the personal statement for colleges of Janice who was accepted to major in neurobiology at Harvard University.

https://www.thecrimson.com/topic/sponsored-successful-harvard-essays-2018/

Personal Statement Examples: #5

Here is the personal statement for colleges of five students who were accepted at the Law School at the University of Chicago. 

https://www.law.uchicago.edu/news/their-own-words-admissions-essays-worked

Personal Statement Examples: #6

Read the personal statement for colleges of two students who were accepted at Purdue University.

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/job_search_writing/preparing_an_application/writing_the_personal_statement/examples.html

Personal Statement Examples: #7

Read Laura’s personal statement for colleges which helped her in being accepted to major in Political Science/Economics at Harvard University

https://www.thecrimson.com/topic/sponsored-successful-harvard-essays-2019/

Personal Statement Examples: #8

Read the personal statement for colleges of a student who was accepted at Rice University to major in Math.

https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/blogs.rice.edu/dist/7/1611/files/2013/04/example-personal-statement.pdf

Personal Statement Examples: #9

Read the personal statement for colleges of a student who is now studying Environmental Science and Public Policy at Harvard University.

https://www.thecrimson.com/topic/sponsored-successful-harvard-essays-2018/

Personal Statement Examples: #10

Read the personal statement for colleges of a student at Emory University https://blog.emoryadmission.com/2018/08/strong-personal-statements-part-3/

Personal Statement Examples: #11

Watch some videos and also read the personal statement for colleges of students who are now studying at Tufts University.

https://admissions.tufts.edu/blogs/inside-admissions/post/essays-that-worked/

Personal Statement Examples: #12

Read the personal statement for colleges of students majoring in medicine at The School of Medicine at University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill https://www.med.unc.edu/ome/studentaffairs/files/2018/11/Personal-Statement-Samples.pdf

Personal Statement Examples: #13

This personal statement for colleges is of Ariel who was accepted at Harvard University to major in Philosophy.

https://www.thecrimson.com/topic/sponsored-successful-harvard-essays-2018/

Personal Statement Examples: #14

Read the personal statement for colleges of students who were accepted at the University of Florida

https://admissions.ufl.edu/blog/2017/09/27/sample-essays.html

Personal Statement Examples: #15

Read the personal statement for colleges of five students who have been accepted at Boston College

https://www.admitsee.com/blog/5-successful-boston-college-essay-examples

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