Resources for Personal Statements and Resumes

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue is one of the best writing resources online. It has over 200 free resources for help with virtually any writing need, including personal statements, research papers, style guidelines, and resume

For one-on-one writing assistance, visit the LSU Writing Center. It has two locations and a schedule that can meet most student needs. has a wide variety of resources to assist in the graduate school admissions process. They offer free online classes and tutorials about personal statements and resumes.

The LSU Career Services Center is also an excellent resource for learning about the graduate school admissions process, admissions essays, and resumes. They have two locations. The student website also has online tutorials.
Both locations are open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Career Services is closed on University holidays.

Employment Services: 1502 Patrick F. Taylor Hall (formerly CEBA) , 225-578-2162
Student Services: B4 Coates Hall, 225-578-1548