During the course of the academic life a student comes across many sorts of writings. Some writing assignments are pretty easy and do not require any help while there are some writings which are difficult and certainly require help. One such writing assignment is journalism personal statement which is required at the time of applying for admission in any college or university. Generally such statements provide an opportunity to you to express yourself freely and reveal your personality, character or attitude through the writing. This unique writing helps the candidate to present himself before the admission team of the university and convince them that you are the best candidate for the specific program, in this case journalism.
You must be able to offer the team all the necessary details that they need to know to about you. Oftentimes when you talk about your strengths, good qualities and traits, it seems that you are boasting too much. However, if such qualities are put forth before the admission team in an effective manner it won’t seem like boasting anymore. The officers of the admission team will appraise your ability and determination based on your statement. That is the reason the statement must be written in a clear and succinct manner. Also, it should use correct grammar and appropriate language.
It is also important for you to include only factual details in the statement and make an extra copy before submitting it to the admission department. Providing that admission officers use the personal statement to ask questions based on the details provided in the statement. If the details are made up, the applicant won’t be able to respond to the questions of the officers.
Journalism is the field where you investigate certain events or issues (government or social) and write a detail report on it. A journalism personal statement is a creative document which must be used effectively in order to convince the officers why you want to study three to four years more in journalism and why you want to accomplish in this field. This document provides you a golden chance to outshine the other applicants who have the same academic history as yours. It is a document that informs the officers how certain external factors have influenced you to pursue journalism.
Grab a pen and take a blank piece of paper. Brainstorm and come up with a list of important elements that you need to describe in your journalism personal statement such as your qualification background, personal background, influence, inspiration, skills, qualities, work experience, etc. Also pen down those adversities that you have faced in your life and overcame only because of your solid determination. Keep the personal statement accurate and brief. Check the requirement of the admission department and produce the statement in accordance with those requirements.
Personal statements are one of the important manuscripts and help the admission officers decide whether the candidate is a perfect fit or not. Therefore, check out some samples statements and write one which is convincing and appealing.