How to write the perfect SOP for a university in US?

  • How crucial is the SOP to get through a university?

  • Hey Ananya! Your SOP is a very important part of your student profile. It accounts for almost 30% of your entire university application. A really good SOP can help you cover up some of the bad aspects of your academic profile.

    How to write a Statement of Purpose? Here's the basic format for writing an SOP:

    1. Write your Statement of Purpose (SOP) in a paragraph format with not more than 1000 words or one to one and a half pages.
    2. Make sure you mention your full name and the program you want to apply for at the top of each page.
    3. To make sure that your SOP is the easiest to read, use a Times New Roman font (12 point) with 1-inch margins on all sides.
    4. Remember! The number of words required varies according to each university

    If you want more information, you can always take a look at some of these SOP writing tips-

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  • Here are my tips-
    Have a unique opening paragraph
    Leave out the achievements not in line with the program you're interested in
    Make your SOP double spaced