Sample Statements of Purpose (SOPs) / Personal Statements
The sample SOPs are this page are useful guides for helping you write your own SOP. These SOPs were used for non-native (ESL) English speakers, but they contain useful phrases and ideas for anyone applying to graduate school.
These SOPs have been edited to preserve anonymity, and they are intended for reference purposes only. Plagiarism is not cool. (And besides, you'll probably get caught, so it's really not worth it.)