SLC Workshops

The Student Learning Center provides a number of ongoing and quarterly workshops designed to help students build their academic success skills. Workshop topics range from writing a personal statement to time management. For a complete schedule of workshops, please visit our workshop schedule page.

Personal Statement Workshop Materials

Need help writing your personal statement to transfer to a university?

Are you unsure what you should write or even how to begin composing your statement? Would you like to learn some strategies to help you understand the prompt questions, organize your ideas, and draft a compelling statement that will help you stand out from other applicants? Come check out our “Writing a Personal Statement” workshops held at least twice a quarter during the fall, winter, and spring.

Please check the campus calendar for dates, times, and locations. 

However, if you’re a student eager to get started, you can get a taste of the workshops by reviewing the “Writing a Personal Statement” PowerPoint here:

You can also visit the following sites for additional guidance:

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Examples of Personal Statements 

More Personal Statement Examples