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Difference bet. Letter of motivation and statement of purpose

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Nov8-11, 12:43 AM
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Hi all,

It is the first time to post in your forum.

While applying for post grad studies, some colleges require a motivation letter while others require a statement of purpose.

so, are the letter and the statement the same?

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Nov8-11, 12:50 AM
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More or less this:

A Letter of Motivation is focusing on what brought you to the program, your history and desires. It addresses why you arrived at where you are.

A Statement of Purpose is focusing on your goals for the program, your future and desires. It addresses what you want to do after you get in.

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