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Basically, Personal Statement is a like Job Application. It reflects ourselves who is melancholic, pragmatic, choleric, or other psychological behavior. The language use and style will show all of those mentioned.
This summary resumes our life starting from the past to present, what it looks like. Be sure that you have a proof reader that check the language accuracy including grammar and readability. Why we have to do that because you expose your curriculum vitae to whom that does not familiar with you at all. This efforts will guarantee whether you are accepted or not.
Inputting the list of previous activities are permissible, but those must be followed by the explanation about your active role to succeed those agendas