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Personal Statement Review

A personal statement is a requirement for most professional schools. Professional schools are often looking for students to discuss their personal motivation to enter the desired field of study. It is never too early to think about your personal statement. Workshops are offered during the spring semester to assist students with the process of idea formulation and writing. We also have the Personal Statement workshop online  in webinar format.

We are currently experiencing higher than usual demand for personal statement reviews. This is great and pre-health advisors are excited to review your personal statement! Between April 15 - August 15, please expect it to take a minimum of two weeks and up to three weeks to receive a response to your personal statement.

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LAS Pre-Health advisors will review a final draft one time. To have your personal statement reviewed, submit the Personal Statement Feedback and Review form.

The form will request a document be uploaded, it must:

  • Be MS/Mac WORD format
  • Include your name, UIN, and professional program aspiration on the document
  • Be spelling and grammar checked
  • Be proof-read by at least two other individuals
  • Follow the word count limit for the professional program to which you are applying

Students can expect feedback in two weeks regarding content and a general assessment of the quality of writing. During peak application season (spring and summer), the response time for comments may be longer than two weeks. Feedback will come via email unless otherwise notified.