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Kunal Budhiraja

4 months ago

How should we start a Statement of purpose?

My name is XYZ, I have 3 years of experience in Abc field and currently persuing this.

Is this a good way to start your sop or its a dull way ?

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A D Mentor_tag

4 months ago

Hi Kunal, Some SOP tips that might help you : - DO NOT START WITH A TRADITIONAL APPROACH OF 'WHEN I WAS A KID...' and how you got into the computer science field or DO NOT start with a quote. You can start with a recent after undergrad incident of why you want to pursue an MS in CS. The admission committee goes through a lot of essays. So, it's better to write a caughty intro and not a common one.... See more

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Harsh BB

4 months ago

I would say first para especially the first sentence is the hook. The guy who is going to read your sop already knows who you are, what experience you got, what college you are from, so you don't need to include that, let alone starting with it. Instead try with something interesting, something which lures the reader to read further. The trick is to write something unique. What I did was starting ... See more

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Sarawari Joli

4 months ago

Definitely not. There are better openings. Having a strong opening will attract your audience. Most readers will already make up mousy of their opinion about you before they reach half point of the essay. So make sure you have a very good opening. See more