Of all the writing, one ever knows 'Personal Statement' turns out to be an unusual or special kind of writing. This is required in many colleges or universities and is considered as important part of the application. It provides an opportunity for the students to express themselves freely and give them a chance to bring out their personality through the writing. This is the statement where one is able to present themselves to the university and also convince the academic officers of the university regarding their ability.
Long before you have reached the point of revision, however, it is important that you personal statement is intended as a selling tool for you to gain entry to your chosen university. If you wish to interest the reader it is important that you are your own critic. You will need to prune and polish, check grammar and spelling, take another look at your style: in fact, you may need to re_write your first few sentences to ensure your personal statement is powerful and will capture your readers attention instantly. A great way to help with this is to read sample personal statements these samples will give you a clear idea of how you may improve your opening.