The college essay is a critical component of the application process. It's not easy to write about yourself, so it helps to work with an experienced writer and teacher to clarify your ideas, express them succinctly, and to organize them clearly in a compelling essay. Whether you are applying to college, seeking a competitive internship or applying for a job, Amelia will help you put your unique perspective and experience into words.
More on personal statements . . .
Often called a personal narrative, or personal essay, the personal statement is a combination of expressive writing—writing about yourself—and analytical writing. Instead of analyzing a question about history or science, the personal essay asks you to consider yourself and your experiences as the topic of analysis. A successful statement draws on narrative writing techniques, which means that the writer must create a sense of story for the reader.