The conclusion of your Law School Personal Statement is critical to its success and effectiveness.
Law School Personal Statement Writers Can Conclude
Follow these simple tips below and you will be on your way to a conclusion to remember.
- Include a detail about your overall theme or focus that has not yet been revealed. Build anticipation to this point, keeping the reader interested.
- Tie your conclusion back to your introduction. See our tips regarding How to Write a Strong Introduction in Your Law School Personal Statement.
- The body of your personal statement will cover a few different things. The conclusion should tie all of these together, leaving none of them feeling random or misplaced at the end.
- Remember that the conclusion of your personal statement also serves as the conclusion to your application as a whole. Tie everything together, including crucial points from other portions of your application.
- Describe why you chose to cover the topics that you have covered in your personal statement. Give purpose to each one, but be brief and be careful not to fully summarize.
- Give a hint of what is to come and leave your audience on the edge of their seats by mentioning your future goals and ambitions. Give them a reason to accept you and give purpose to all of the things that you have written about in the body of your personal statement.
- There are many literary tools that you can use to make your conclusion effective, and therefore your personal statement memorable. You can ask a question that you leave open ended. You can enforce a play on words that changes the way they view the beginning and middle of your personal statement and shows that you have been intentionally leading them to the conclusion all along. These are interesting and make your personal statement memorable, but be careful not to overdo it or be so outlandish with your choice of literary tools that the reader does not catch the purpose of it.
- If you have presented a problem in your introduction, solve it in your conclusion. That is unless you feel that it is left better unsolved. This is up to you and depends on the problem you have presented and your views and feelings about it.
- Do at least three test runs of your conclusion before deciding on a method, then tweak your favorite one until it is perfected.
A good conclusions rests on the shoulders of an effective introduction. The body of the essay simply gets you from one to the other. To learn how to write a great introduction, visit our page describing How to Write a Strong Introduction in Your Law School Personal Statement.