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What does all this have to do with persuasive writing?

The questions we have been posing to Gina are encouraging her to revise her personal statement to ensure that she stands out from the crowd.

If she is to make her case effectively, she needs to win the reader over to her side. In this way, the writing of the personal statement has become an exercise in persuasive writing, drawing attention to the key elements that make that happen. Now is the time to make this exercise speak to you and your own work. Let us see how your writing can be enhanced by working on the following step.

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