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To write a personal statement, start with a strong beginning such as “When I first started working at XYZ Company, I didn’t know the first thing about widget manufacturing” to introduce your theme and grab the reader’s attention. Then, write 2-4 paragraphs to support your statement, highlighting things like your experiences, achievements, and goals. Make sure that you focus each paragraph on a single point, relate each point back to your theme, and keep the tone of your writing positive and confident. For more tips from our Education reviewer, like how to revise your personal statement, read on!
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