Decline to State (ktbee) wrote,
Decline to State


I am working on a draft of my statement of purpose for a Master's program. Being true to form, I am hurrying to finish this and get my letters of recommendation secured by the end of June. I was highly motivated when I began this process about a month ago but right around the same time, life started throwing giant, painful hurdles in my way.

Anyhoo, I've always known I have a tendency to overuse several words when I write. Specifically, I always seem to want to start every other sentence with "However". I don't know if I am just contrary when I write. I have such perfectionist tendencies it slows down the writing process because I am so focused on not using the same words over and over.

Also, I have noticed Statement of Purpose advice websites have contradicting advice, which is annoying though gives me hope there is no one "right" way to do it.

Back to the draft........

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