Basically I've overcome alot of obstacles in life so I have plenty to base my personal statement on but I'm not the type to dwell on misfortune. Basically I'm having a hard time writing anything that doesn't sound like "oh poor me". I want a personal statement that highlights my positives and isn't a pity party.
If I write good things, it feels too much like I'm bragging
If I write about my struggles, it feels like a pity party
Anyone else having this problem and how did you overcome it?
(Personal Statement Examples, Advice, Critique, . . . )
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If you do talk about something you overcame, be honest, but also be concise. Describe how it affected you and it changed your mind/prompted you to act. Easier said than done.
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