Personal Statement and Writing Sample
Please give your reasons for deciding to do graduate work in the
field you have chosen. We are particularly concerned that you cover
these points (3 page maximum):
- What previous experiences and commitments have brought you
to consider applying for graduate training?
- What are your chief objectives in applying now?
- How do you think this Tufts program will help you in the
pursuit of your objectives and vocation?
The Tufts University Department of Occupational Therapy values
diversity in a variety of ways – life experiences, personal
identity, meaningful activities, ways of thinking and communicating,
and many other human and environmental factors. We strongly believe
that the unique backgrounds of our student body helps to enrich the
educational experience of our program and the field of Occupational
Therapy. Please tell us about an aspect of your background and how
you feel this would enrich our program and the field of Occupational
Therapy. (2 pages max)