Please address all of the following statements in one cohesive narrative:
Personal statements must be formatted in Microsoft Word or converted to a .pdf document and uploaded to this application page. Applicants must submit a statement that uses Times New Roman font size twelve (12), one inch margins, and is double-spaced. In social work education, the American Psychological Association’s Publication Manual (APA Style) is used for formatting and style. Applicants are required to use this guide for all formatting and style including a title page, running head, page numbers, in-text citations and a reference list. The personal statement must be a minimum of three (3) pages but not exceed five (5). Title page and reference list does not count towards page limits. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend to composition, including spelling, punctuation and the use of thesis statements and introductory and concluding sentences and paragraphs.