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You have decided to become a pharmacist and the only thing holding you back is your application. Your pharmacist personal statement would now be the most important essay you have written in your life. It is important that you give it your absolute best. Having the tips and tools on your side will help you get the desired results. 

  1. Start strong

You may spend days writing the perfect personal statement, only to realize that only some of it gets read. It is important that you start your essay strong. Grab the attention of the reader from the get go. The ideal situation would be that the entire personal statement is read. Keep in mind that the committee have tons of applications to go through. Keep yours short and to the point, but with an impactful start. 

2. Grammar

Always make sure that your grammar is a good as it can be. A personal statement for pharmacy school is an important paper and you need to treat it as such. We are so fortunate right now and have access to some amazing tools. You can leave your grammar issues up to the experts. Run your essay through some grammar checker software. You might still have to go over it again, but it should improve the paper.

3. Get personal

The essay needs to get a little personal. You need to go into a little detail to connect with the readers. It does not have to be completely intense and you certainly don’t have to make up any stories. If there is something emotional that happened in your life that is tied up to this journey, you need to share it. It helps engage the reader.

4. Talk profession

You chose this career path for a reason. There is some connection between you and the person reading this essay. One way to connect with them would be to talk about the profession and what it means to you. It shows that you did not just chose this without any motivation behind it. 

6. Be organized

It is important to present a personal statement that is organized and professional. It should not look like the essays you wrote in high-school. This is going to set you apart from the rest of the applicants. Show that you considered the reader by writing an essay that is easy to read. Separate your paragraphs and stay away from overdrawn sentences. Make transition between sections easy. You can do this correctly by planning efficiently.

7. No filler

Your essay needs to be a certain length, but do not use information without any purpose. Instead, step away from it and come back at a later stage. You do not want to waste the time and effort of the reader. It is also important not to waste the space you have been given. Write with intention and make every sentence worth the read.

8. Take your time

This is a process that cannot be rushed. Start early to avoid this. It is easy to procrastinate, but you know it will only create you more issues later on. When we do something in a hurry, the results are never desirable. With computer science or physician assistant personal statements, you need to give yourself the time to think about what to include. Also cater for those moments where things go wrong.

Final Thoughts on a Pharmacist Personal Statement

There is no need to panic when you are faced with a task of this magnitude. It is something all students have to go through. You have the ability to do this well. Slow sown when you need to and pick up the pace at other times. There is no reason why you cannot get into this program. It will cost some sacrifice, but it is within your reach. Use all of the resources available to you. Also make sure you read all of the requirements to ensure you do not miss anything important.