To find a good mentor, it is important to have a strong sense of self. You need to know who you are, and what kind of person you want to become…Both mentor and student need to respect one another’s time, honesty, and commitment to the relationship.
The work of the Christian Personal Statement, therefore, is not to explain a “unified theory” of our souls, but to construct a message that honors the sovereignty of Christ through the thoughtful alignment of secular goals with our personal beliefs.
I realized that the real work of writing a Personal Statement was to stop myself from selling myself.
Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid Wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves. — John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book 1, Chapter 1, Section 1, Paragraph 1 I’ve been wrestling with some personal decisions lately, so I decided […]