A seminar on "Writing Your Personal Statement” was held at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on May 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm. The talk is part of seminar series, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CUI prospective candidates with respect to selecting, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.
The purpose of the seminar was to guide young faculty members and students on writing a good personal statement. Dr. Ramala Shahid from the Department of Biosciences, Islamabad campus shared important tips and her experiences on the topic. Dr. Ramla Shahid received her PhD from Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK. Later she won Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship and worked for a year at MIT.
The speaker emphasized that, the personal statement has to be original and indicate strong commitment towards your goals. She also talked about the Don’ts of personal statement. A copy of the presentation is uploaded at the COMSATS University Islamabad blogs.
A number of participants attended the talk who, keenly paid attention and participated actively by asking number of questions from the speaker. At the end of the session the speaker, also gave feedback to participants on their personal statements.
The seminar was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development.
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