I am currently stagnant when it comes to the PTCAS essay prompt as well as my own personal statement for PT programs. How was your process of writing up the personal statement and PTCAS essay when you were applying? I know I should have many people take a look at whatever I got once its drafted, but I’m not sure where to start. Do you suggest taking a look at other written personal statements? I just don’t want that to stunt my creativity and originality.

I started writing the essay a few separate times without looking at what I had written previously so that each time I wrote it, I wrote from a different angle. Eventually I read everything I had written, and pulled the parts I thought were best. If you think it would be helpful to look at… Continue reading I am currently stagnant when it comes to the PTCAS essay prompt as well as my own personal statement for PT programs. How was your process of writing up the personal statement and PTCAS essay when you were applying? I know I should have many people take a look at whatever I got once its drafted, but I’m not sure where to start. Do you suggest taking a look at other written personal statements? I just don’t want that to stunt my creativity and originality.

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