Personal Statement

YMWIC, YMWIC TANF (Coatesville and West Chester only) and YMWIC Upward Bound (Coatesville) is a rigorous academic program assisting students in succeeding in school, attending college, and earning a degree.

YMWIC provides tutors, summer programs, workshops, trips, job shadowing, internships, enrichment activities and step-by-step guidance for the college and financial aid application process. Even with all these services and resources, we only provide the opportunity. The rest is your responsibility.

This personal statement will help us get to know you better as a person and student in ways that differ from courses, grades and test scores. It will also demonstrate your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself.

Instructions: Please write a brief essay that answers each of the following questions:

Current and Returning Scholars