Sample themes: _ Passion for traveling and being fascinated with multiculturalism and globalization; Having received primary education abroad and the experiences gained therein; _ Concern for the current status of your chosen field or industry in one's country; _ Proficiency in the areas of leadership, communication, and team cooperation as advantages; _ Pursuit of excellence; _ Personal qualities such as adaptability, resilience, persistence; and a sense of social responsibility, or Motivation to enhance one's knowledge and skills and the potential to pursue advanced studies.
If you miss any of the above, your application will already be short_changed. Word limits are fixed and if you can imagine yourself with the job of reading thousands of applications, you can understand why. Not answering any of the questions will give your application a one way ticket to the rejection pile. This will also help with the next step planning. _ Planning your Personal Statement _ Planning not only gives you an outline to work to, it also helps avoided the dreaded writers block. Chances are you have already had to plan and write many essays to get to this point, don't be complacent and skip this step as it may lead to omitting either required or useful information. Planning can also ensure that you don't give yourself room to babble or write a novel instead of a 500 word essay.