Backpack to Briefcase: Writing a compelling personal statement

Close up of hand writing with a pen

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
12 Noon – 1:00 p.m. 

William G. Davis Building, UTM Room, Room 3140
University of Toronto Mississauga (MAP)

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Personal statements are a key component of applications for graduate and professional programs. A well-written piece can help you stand out. This workshop, led by U of T Mississauga alumnus Teo Salgado, covers techniques students can use to be noticed as applicants and topics to avoid.

Teo Salgado (HBA, 1997) is a highly regarded higher education professional and the founder of VerveSmith Ltd., an education consultancy serving clients around the world. He holds a Masters degree in Political Science from McGill.

Register online to attend in-person or watch the live-stream. 

A complimentary pizza lunch will be served. 

Backpack to Briefcase is a series of skill-building and networking workshops for students and alumni hosted by Alumni Relations in the Office of Advancement.

Please contact Alumni Relations if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

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