Personal Statements & Application Letters
Helpful tips for crafting a compelling personal statement or application letter.HTMLPDF
In accordance with Indiana University's response to Covid-19, and with the safety and well-being of students and others in mind, Writing Tutorial Services will continue online-only consultations throughout the 2020-2021 academic year.
45-minute online tutorials will be offered through Zoom. Visit our online tutoring page for more information about scheduling and participating in an online tutorial. To make an online appointment, you will visit our schedule and login as usual. After you make an appointment, you will receive an e-mail from your tutor with a Zoom link and password that you can use to access your tutorial. We will e-mail this information to you at least an hour before your appointment. Please be sure that you have opted-in to receiving e-mails from us. If you don’t receive the e-mail, please return to your appointment in the schedule or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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