PERSONAL STATEMENT INSTRUCTIONS
In the Personal Statement respond to the following topics:
- State your career goals, and how a graduate degree from ECU will help you accomplish them.
- Discuss your interest in the degree field and any actions you have taken to pursue this interest.
- Describe your skills, attributes or experiences that would aid in your future profession.
Excellent writing skills, needed for successful completion of a graduate program, will be demonstrated in your personal statement and is an integral part of the admission process.
Attach a Word or PDF document that is double-spaced, 500-750 words, and a 12 point font.
Your Personal Statement will be scored independently on the following 5 components:
- Spelling and Punctuation
- Grammar Consistency
- Organization of Thought
- Originality and Personal Insight