The personal statement is a crucial part of SHPEP applications. It’s your chance to show what makes you unique. In around 600 words you have to convince your chosen program that you are the best applicant, and that they should make you an offer immediately. These words are a crucial part of your application and chance for consideration, so your personal statement needs to be good. Really good. During this session, the University of Nebraska Medical Center SHPEP Program Site will share some tips on how to write a truly outstanding piece.