A. Follow a simple checklist _ Five of the most important factors to consider in the finalization of your essay include the following items. Once you have addressed all of them, your essay is almost ready _ Grammar _ Spelling _ Coherence _ Transition _ Word count
Remember, your personal statement is 'personal' in nature so it is in your best interest to be sure that all the information you provide is in fact your information. By starting with one sample and taking some ideas, then moving on to another and taking additional ideas, and so on, you allow your true self to come out in the finished product and this will give you the best shot at gaining access to the school of your choice.