It was the most beautiful story I had ever read—the story of a grown man, head over heels in love, driven to murder by forbidden concupiscence.
I began to empathize with this man, thinking to myself, “How terrible to love someone so much…
There is a power in words, not only to entertain and enlighten, but also to persuade, convince and even transport.
I have seen this power manifested in the plea of an applicant for political asylum, in the argument crafted on his behalf and in the judge’s ultimate decision, which can bring a human being out of danger and to a new life.
Below are several sample law school personal statements.
Each of them helped their writers achieve results superior to those their numbers might predict, but they are very different statements.
The applicant's resume, transcripts, and letters of recommendation support his interests and pursuits, and enhance the overall picture of how gaming fits into his ultimate career plans.
This applicant will be starting his 1L year at Berkeley Law this fall! That little, yellow, squeaky character from Pokémon beckoned me every day after school to come play with it. Immersing myself in their fantasy worlds was fun and intensely rewarding.
I took the elementary Japanese class in college, and then stayed up far too late on far too many nights playing games in the original Japanese versions, in order to more quickly learn the language.
As I explored Japanese, I found the same curiosity that I felt while playing video games emerge equally strong when it came to learning the language.