Personal Statement Workshop for Graduate School Applicants

The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) is hosting a workshop for UW students applying to graduate school. The workshop will focus on personal statements and will consist of presentations by OWRC tutors, peer review sessions, and one-on-one tutoring with OWRC tutors. Attendees are encouraged to please bring a draft of their personal statement.

There are two (2) dates for this workshop; students may register for the date that works best for their schedules.

When: Sunday, November 5, 1:00-3:00 pm or Saturday, November 18, 1:00-3:00 pm

Where: Odegaard Library, room 220


  • Targeted workshop on the academic and emotional challenges of personal statements
  • Facilitated peer review sessions with guided, substantive feedback
  • A short writing consultation with peer tutors from a range of disciplines.
  • An encouraging environment to make progress on your personal statement writing

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