I wanted to build narratives about nature in a way that was vivid and alive, unlike Wikipedia.
Once you’ve written this short, compelling “origin story,” you want to create a brief montage of your activities and accomplishments here – what contributions, however modest, have you made to this field?
Passionate about both science and music, I find Northwestern’s exceptional undergraduate engineering and music programs extremely appealing.
The unique opportunity for me to combine Mc Cormick and Bienen into one dual-degree program is even more attractive, allowing me to receive certification ...
You’ll want to look at the specific programs and classes that relate to your interest. You need specific details that relate to Northwestern in your essay.
Northwestern is also big on interdisciplinary studies, so an interest that spans more than one academic subject is a plus. Constantly asking yourself this question will keep you from including generic details.
You can break this essay down into three parts: Note the singular “interest,” not “interests.” To make this 300-word essay tenable, you want to focus on one interest.
Like all personal statements, this essay will involve some brainstorming. After you’ve brainstormed and researched, you’re ready to write the story, the montage, and to speculate about what the school might do for you.
Go back to your research and ask the following: I would flourish in a class where I could study and understand the history of bio-inspired robotics, and feel I could pursue fresh and innovative questions about ways marine mammals could influence the field.
I would thrive in an environment where I could consider ways in which my interest in music composition relates to sociology and communication.