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Hi guys,

I working on my personal statement for Queens. Can anyone who has done gotten in tell me if this was the question or prompt you had to respond to?

"Highlight your academic, personal, professional and extracurricular accomplishments, and your interest in studying law at Queen's."

Any tips on how you approached it? Some personal statements to other law schools (particularly American ones) seem to be more free in what you can write about.

Do you generally want to focus on one topic (personal, professional, etc) or try to cover all equally?

Similarly, do we just write about accomplishments or can we talk about our own development as a student and person, and an experience/example that encapsulates our character? That would seem more akin to the personal statement samples I've read on line, but again, those are for American law school primarily.


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