Using plagiarized content _ Personal statement examples can serve as excellent guides when it comes to writing your personal essays. However, using the actual content of these samples and passing them off as your own is one surefire way to jeopardize your statement. Plagiarizing other people's work so that your personal essay appears highly interesting is a sign of incompetence and irresponsibility. Surely, you would not want to communicate these poor qualities to the selections committee. If you must, make use of personal statement examples, you need to use them only as guides. You can use the outline as a sample, so you will know which experiences to include in your essay and which ones to leave out.
A solid body _ The body of the essay is where you include all pertinent information you wish to share with the admissions committee. This comprises the bulk of the essay and should therefore be written well with the necessary transitions provided to ensure its cohesion with the introduction and conclusion. Within each paragraph of the personal statement, include details of the most impressive or relevant achievements you have accumulated.