The Art of Learning: Personal Statements
- Discuss elements of a powerful personal statement.
- Utilize tools to dissect word choice.
- Create the start of a draft personal statement that tells their stories well.
Alecia M. Gardner, MEd, MAT
Educational and Accommodations Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning, Des Moines University
Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)